Grand Rounds: PJI – Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment; What is In and Out

Grand Rounds: PJI – Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment; What is In and Out
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When: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: 

OSMI
3450 Hull Road
3rd Floor Conference Center
Gainesville, FL 32607

Price: 

Free

Description: 

The OSMI welcomes Dr. Carlos A. Higuera-Rueda, MD, Director, Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Center Chair in the Levitetz Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic - Weston, FL.  Dr. Higuera-Rueda will be presenting a talk to faculty and residents entitled, "PJI – Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment; What is In and Out."

Sponsoring Facility: 

UF Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute (OSMI)

Contact: 

Topic: PJI – Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment; What is In and Out

  • 5:30pm - 6:00pm: Buffet
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm: Presentation
  • 7:00pm - 7:30pm: Discussion, Question and Answer session

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss current trends for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI)
  2. Analyze when and why is appropriate to start antibiotic treatment when PJI is suspected
  3. Review the main limitations for diagnosis and treatment of PJI

Disclosure

Dr. Higuera-Rueda disclosed that he recieves grant/research support from KCI, Zimmer Biomet and CD Diganostics. He is also a consultant for KCI and Zimmer  Biomet.

Activity Director, Dr. Thomas Wright, disclosed that he received research grant fund from Exactech , is an consultant for Exactech, and also receives royalties from Exactech.

Planning Committee Member, Dr. Mark Scarborough, disclosed that he is an consultant for Exactech. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation

The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit

The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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