Course Objectives

This 4-day course includes lectures by experienced shoulder surgeons on all current concepts and controversies related to both open and arthroscopic shoulder surgery, live surgeries, ultrasound workshops for shoulder evaluation and practice of modern cutting-edge techniques on cadaveric specimens. By the end of this course, surgeons will be able to:

  • Understand all current rotator cuff repair techniques for partial, full thickness and massive tears
  • Comprehend all current irreparable tears treatment options (growth factors, spacers, graft augmentation, tendon transfers)
  • Understand all current shoulder instability treatment techniques including all current complex instability treatment alternatives like labral repairs, tendon transfers, bone grafts and coracoid transfer procedures
  • Comprehend athletes’ shoulder injuries and pathology including acromio-clavicular dislocations
  • Understand current controversies and apply current concepts to shoulder arthroplasty
  • Familiarize themselves with the outcomes and postoperative complications following anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty surgeries and develop strategies for revising failed shoulder arthroplasties
  • Apply innovative shoulder disorders evaluation and management methods
  • Assimilate the principles of ultrasound shoulder evaluation

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CME-CPD CREDITS

The 4th ATHENS SHOULDER COURSE, Athens, Greece, 05/02/2020-08/02/2020 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 28 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities. Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

CONTACT US

Scientific Coordination

3rd Orthopaedic Department
Hygeia Hospital
Erythrou Stavrou 5,  Marousi,
Athens, Greece
+30 210 6549044
manosanton@gmail.com
www.shoulder.gr

Practical & Registration Information

CONCO Meetings & Events
Acadimias 43, 10672
Athens – Greece
+ 30 210 6109991
tzombola@concopco.com
www.concopco.com