img4PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

TRAUMA: The approved credits shown above include 28.75 credits toward satisfying the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma requirement for trauma-related continuing medical education.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts courses approved for 28.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal.


CASE MANAGERS: The 2018 program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMs). The 19th Annual Chicago Orthopaedic Symposium will be worth 29 CE contact hours.


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS: The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval by the Illinois Physical Therapy Association for 29 CE.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS: The 19th Annual Chicago Orthopaedic Symposium has been approved for 28.5 contact hours by the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association.

NURSES: For the purpose of recertification the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts 28.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

ALL OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM to submit to their appropriate accrediting organization or state boards for consideration of credit.