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Advocate Children’s Hospital- Oak Lawn

93rd Street and Kilbourn Avenue

Stein Auditorium

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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7:30 am - 8:00 am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:10 am - Welcome

Steven M. Mardjetko, M.D. – Orthopedic Surgery, Advocate Children’s Hospital

8:10 am - 8:50 am - Hip Pain in the Pediatric Patient

Prasad Gourineni, M.D. - Orthopedic Surgery, Advocate Children's Hospital

8:50 am - 9:30 am - Sports and Overuse Injuries: Signs and Symptoms - What do we do?

Glenn Reinhart, M.D. - Orthopedic Surgery, Advocate Children’s Hospital

9:30 am - 10:10 am - General Pediatric Orthopedics: What can be treated in the office?

Summer Watkins, RN, MSN,CPNP-AC Orthopedic Surgery, Advocate Children’s Hospital

10:10 am - 10:30 am - BREAK

10:30 am - 11:10 am - Early Onset Scoliosis: The Latest On The Most Comprehensive Evaluations and Treatment

Steven Mardjetko, M.D.,FAAP - Orthopedic Surgery, Advocate Children’s Hospital

11:10 am - 11:50 am - Recognizing Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Anis Mekhail, M.D. – Orthopedic Surgery, Parkview Orthopedic Group

11:50 am - 12:30 pm - Spondylolisthesis

Michael Szczodry, M.D. - Orthopedic Surgery, Midwest Orthopedic Consultants

12:30 pm - Adjourn

Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity the participants should be able to:

Identify common congenital orthopedic concerns when performing a history and physical
Design specific treatment plans related to Atypical Orthopedic diagnosis
Develop and design ways to managing and treat shoulder dislocation, shoulder pain, elbow ligament injury, patellar dislocation, ACL tear and ankle sprains
Counsel patients on ways to prevent further injuries
Distinguish Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis the pediatric age group
Compare and contrast the differences between non-surgical and surgical treatment for scoliosis
Recommend when to refer patient to a specialist
Describe guidelines for diagnosis Early Onset Scoliosis
Formulate treatment options for Early Onset Scoliosis
Compare and contrast spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis
Describe the symptoms associated with Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis
Develop treatment plans with regards to surgical and non-surgical options
Analyze how hip pathology can contribute to hip pain in children
Evaluate children with hip pain and diagnosis and treat
Recommend when to refer patient to a specialist

Format: Lecture followed by question and answer period.

Target Audience: Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, Nurses, APN’s, Therapists, Residents, Fellows, and PA’s

Disclosure: Acknowledgement of all disclosures for planners and speakers (nothing to disclose or the existence of relevant financial relationships) will be made at the activity. Conflicts of interest will be identified and resolved prior to the activity.

Commercial Support: There is no external financial support for this activity.

Accreditation Statement:

Advocate Health Care is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement:

Advocate Health Care designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Web Registration is the Preferred Method: For additional information, contact Turquoise Johnson at 708.684.4757 or

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93rd Street and Kilbourn Avenue

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