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Lesser MTP Instability-Plantar Plate Tears And How To Fix Them

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
6:30pm – 7:30pm

UConn Health
Virtual

Lesser MTP Instability-Plantar Plate Tears and How to Fix Them Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Orthopaedic Surgery

Speaker: Paul G. Talusan Date: October 13, 2021 Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Location: WebEx [https://uconnhealth.webex.com/uconnhealth/j.php?MTID=m1b23be753a062e94d51bf718ecae99ef]

Target Audience: Orthopaedic Surgeons, Faculty and Residents, mid-levels; physical therapists

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Identify the plantar plate and its role in lesser MTP stability 2. Include plantar plate insufficiency based on patient history and physical exam 3. Identify the various surgical and nonsurgical options for treating lesser MTP instability

Speaker Disclosure Statement: Dr. Talusan has a financial interest/arrangement with Paragon28 that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of his/her role as the speaker. The following safeguard(s) have been put in place to avoid the insertion of commercial bias into the content: the activity director and the co-activity director will restrict the speaker’s presentation to the areas outside the area of conflict.

Dr. Talusan will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

Accreditation: The University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of _ 1 ___ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Activity Director Disclosure Statement: Dr. Augustus Mazzocca has a financial interest/arrangement with Arthrex as a consultant and supported/contracted research that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of his/her role as the activity director. The following safeguard(s) have been put in place to avoid the insertion of commercial bias into the content: the activity co-director will restrict the planner’s involvement to areas outside the area of conflict.

Planning Committee Disclosure Statement: Drs. Joel Ferreira and Vinayak Sathe and Rachel Alpaugh as member(s) of the planning committee, the activity admin, and the activity co-director, do not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any org

Contact:

Rachel Alpaugh, alpaugh@uchc.edu

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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