This annual conference is sponsored by Via Christi Orthopaedic Research Institute on the second weekend in October, and held at Flint Oak Ranch, nestled in the scenic Flint Hills of southeastern Kansas.
Presentations are designed to provide new insights to more effective treatment of arthritis with total joint arthroplasty. Attendees will hear current views on arthroplasty from clinical and basic science points of view.
Along with outstanding faculty presentations, the conference includes two informal "Fireside Chat" presentations by orthopadic surgeons on their most interesting or difficult primary and revision cases.
After this program, participants should be able to:
- Identify indications for primary and revision arthroplasty
- Recognize clinical results and general problems with arthroplasty techniques as well as those specific to implant materials and design
- Evaluate new treatment options for complete total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and methods for diagnosis and treatment
Each year's topics alternate between THA and TKA.
This continuing education meeting was started in 1993 by David A. McQueen, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with an adult reconstructive private practice. It includes well-known faculty of national and international orthopedic surgeons who use state-of-the-art-technology.
This meeting has been designated and approved by Via Christi Hospitals Wichita, Inc. as a continuing educational activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Via Christi Hospital is accredited by the Kansas Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.