As techniques, materials and treatment modalities in Orthopedic surgery are in constant evolution, it is necessary for practitioners to continuously update their knowledge and practice. This symposium will provide a comprehensive update on the latest advances in adult knee & hip arthroplasty, shoulder arthroplasty, joint preservation, advanced recovery & pain protocols;debate the value of new technology and integration within the new paradigm of health care delivery.

W Fort Lauderdale
401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

This symposium is designed to provide an educational and networking forum to improve knowledge and interaction among Orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, residents, fellows, medical students, research professionals and allied health providers associated with orthopedics.


  • Review prosthetic evolutions and innovations in shoulder arthroplasty
  • Recognize rationale and benefits for ACL preserving knee reconstruction surgery in the early arthritic knee
  • Identify and treat peri-operative joint complications
  • Discuss the role of advanced technology (sensors, robotics, psi,) and muscle sparing approaches
  • Describe the Quality Payment Program (QPP)/MACRA payment resources
  • Describe peri-operative and post-op pain management protocols
  • Define healthcare integrated pathways and bundled care approaches
  • Employ the latest approaches to pre-op risk modification and patient risk calculators
  • Identify the role of data, registry and PROMs in joint reconstruction
  • Understand approaches to infection and implant failures


  • Learn about the role of outpatient surgery and accelerated PT protocols
  • Discuss the advances in non-operative and early intervention in the treatment of joint arthritis
  • Define the role of cartilage preservation, cartilage implantation &stem cells in the arthritic treatment algorithms
  • Understand rationale for patient selection for operative intervention for rotator cuff repairs, shoulder fractures and arthroplasty
  • Recognize challenges of managing arthropathy in younger active patients
  • Understand role of biologics in rotator cuff repairs


  • Management of Arthritis: Early intervention through Revision
  • New Implant and Technology Utilization
  • Evolving Paradigm of Health Care Delivery
  • Advanced Recovery & Post-op Pain Management
  • Economic Focus on Bundled Care & Patient Outcomes

Holy Cross Hospital is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Holy Cross Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category I CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing to provide 8 contact hours. FBN# 50-951

It is the intent of Holy Cross Hospital to assure that its CME activities are not influenced by the special interests of individuals associated with its activities. Any potential conflict of interest will be identified and resolved prior to the event, and any significant relationship a speaker may have with any corporate

– Make sure to mention: Attending Holy Cross Hospital Orthopedic Symposium
– Rate is $234.00 per night