34th Annual Arkansas Orthopaedic Forum

Date & Location
Friday, September 7, 2018, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, UAMS CI Walton Auditorium, Little Rock, AR

Target Audience
Orthopedic Surgery

The UAMS PGY-4 orthopaedic residents will present their research projects. The activity will begin will a nationally/internationally recognized distinguished visiting professor giving a presentation. The afternoon session will consist of orthopaedic surgeons from around the state giving presentations and following up with Case Discussions with audience interaction. The activity will close with a Capitol Hill Update, an Arkansas Orthopaedic Society business meeting and a report from BCBS.

  1. Identify symptomatic and diagnositc features of common thumb carpometacarpal (CMC osteoarthritis.
  2. Identify treatment methods and their rationale for CMC osteoarthritis.
  3. Identify the radiographic stages of thumb intermetacarpal joint arthritis.
  4. Discuss various treatment options, operative and non-operative, in the treatment of thumb intermetacarpal joint arthritis.
  5. Identify uses of telemedicine in orthopaedic surgery.
  6. Identify ways that telemedicine can be useful for traumatic hand injuries in Arkansas.


In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.