Offered during the ORS 2015 Annual Meeting, the ORS/OREF Basic Science Course will provide attendees with the tools to explain the functions and limitations of the science behind the decisions, treatments and procedures that are performed in practice every day. The course content has been derived from the Orthopaedic Basic Science: Foundations of Clinical Practice textbook developed in partnership with the AAOS and ORS. Covered topics will include principles of orthopaedic surgery basic science, musculoskeletal tissue biology, and musculoskeletal pathophysiology. Course attendees will also receive a copy of the textbook as part of the registration fee. The knowledge of the concepts learned in this course is evaluated through the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part I and Recertification Examinations. The course will benefit anyone currently in the field or entering the field of orthopaedics including orthopaedic residents and fellows, practicing orthopaedic surgeons and musculoskeletal researchers.
The ORS/OREF Basic Science Course is organized by Richard L. Lieber, PhD, Marjolein C. van der Meulen, PhD, and Theodore Miclau, MD
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