Visiting Professors: John Capo, MD, of NYU-Langone Medical Center and Fraser Leversedge, MD, of Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Capo will speak on the topic: Nerve Repair and Grafting: Autograft, Allograft and Conduits.
Dr. Leversedge will speak on the topic: Nerve Transfer for Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injuries.
Moderator: Scott Edwards, M.D., The CORE Institute
Target Audience: Surgeons, residents, fellows and physical and occupational therapists who treat patients with upper extremity conditions.
Objectives: 1) Understand the basics and indications for primary nerve repair. 2) Gain knowledge in the indications for nerve grafts and conduits. 3) Discuss the basic principles of nerve repair and reconstruction, emphasizing nerve transfers. 4) Review strategies for the selection and timing of various nerve transfers following brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for physicians will be awarded
Pending approval of AzPTA – 7 Category A credits pursuant to the administrative rules of the Arizona Board of Physical Therapy [A.A.C. R4-24-402(A)(2)].