Medial Elbow Instability: T-Ball to Professional

Medial Elbow Instability: T-Ball to Professional

Felix H. Savoie III, HCA Healthcare

Participant Instructions to Earn CME Credit:

To successfully complete this activity, participants will:

  • View the presentation in this enduring material.
  • Complete the posttest (you must score an 80% or higher on the posttest).
  • Complete and submit the CME evaluation form through this Link:

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials, is 30-35 minutes. Each participant will receive a certificate of credit once the required documents are received. If you attended this program live, you are unable to receive credit twice.

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Speaker: Felix H. Savoie III, MD Ray J. Haddad Professor & Chairman Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Tulane University New Orleans, LA

Purpose: This enduring material is designed to examine medial elbow injuries and treatment options in overhead throwing athletes.

Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.

Format: This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.

Educational Objectives: Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:

Ø Discuss the prevalence of medial elbow instability in athletes.

Ø Identify common medial elbow injuries in throwing athletes of various ages.

Ø Evaluate surgical and non-surgical treatment options for commonly seen medial elbow injuries.

Accreditation: HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure: HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:

Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts

Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts

Felix H. Savoie III, MD, Speaker: See Below:

Consultant: Smith & Nephew, Mitek, Biomet Sports, Exactech, Rotation Medical

Board of Directors: AANAEF, OLC

Research Support: Mitek, Smith & Nephew

Beverly Upchurch, Education Manager: No Conflicts

Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts

Chris Roe, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts

Publication Dates:

Release Date: November 20, 2019

Expiration Date: November 20, 2021