Advancements in Limb Preservation

Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Denver, CO
CME/CEUs Event

Institute for Limb Preservation fosters a patient-centered, team-based, innovative approach to the diagnoses and treatment of complex limb and life-threatening conditions.

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center is offering a half-day CME/CEU event showcasing a panel of professional speakers.


7:00 a.m. Check in and light breakfast

7:30 a.m. Stem Cells: Does the Emperor wear any clothes?
Dr. Ross Wilkins, Orthopedics

7:50 a.m. Total Hip Revisions
Dr. Eric Hammerberg, Orthopedics

8:10 a.m. Intra-arterial Chemotherapy for Osteogenic Sarcoma
Dr. Peder Horner, Interventional Radiology

8:35 a.m. Follow up of the Custom Titanium Cage Implants
Dr. David Hahn, Orthopedics, Assistant Medical Director of ILP

9:00 a.m. Rehab of the Amputee and Complex Limb Salvage Patient
Inger Brueckner, PT

9:20 a.m. Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: The Next Step in Integrating Patient and Prosthesis
Dr. David Schnur, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Medical Director of ILP

9:40 a.m. TMR Rehab for Upper Extremity
Julie Klarich, OT

10:00 a.m. Break

10:20 a.m. Avascular Necrosis
Dr. Cindy Kelly, Orthopedics

10:40 a.m. Bone Cancer & Functional Outcomes
Dr. Daniel Lerman, Orthopedics

11:00 a.m. The Magic of Bone Healing
Dr. David Hahn, Orthopedics, Assistant Medical Director of ILP

11:30 a.m. Wrap up and Q&A
Dr. David Schnur, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Medical Director of ILP

Who Should Attend?

Primary Care Providers, Wound Care Specialists, Orthopedic Surgeons, Physiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses and Therapists


Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center | Colorado Conference Room
1719 E 19th Ave, Denver, CO 80218

Cost & Registration

$25 for HealthONE Employees | $35 Non-HealthONE Attendees

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Educational Objectives:
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Describe complex orthopedic injuries, infections and tumors with supporting case discussions as well as brief care of the mulitdisciplinary team setting.
  • Discuss when to refer to an ILP specialist and methods in which primary care and other specialists can be a key member of the multi-disciplinary team to prevent limb loss.
  • Describe new amputation surgical procedures, methods and therapies with supporting case discussions.

HealthONE CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

HealthONE CME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

HealthONE is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidenced-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Essentials and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest (i.e. any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients) relating to the topics of this education activity. HealthONE has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The course director, speakers and members of the planning committee have nothing to disclose.

Commercial Support:
The series was developed without support from any commercial interests. A commercial interest is defined as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.

Note: The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests – unless theprovider of clinical services is owned, or controlled by, an ACCME-defined commercial interest.

Core Competencies:
This activity has been developed with consideration given to the ACGME/ABMS Competencies, Institute of Medicine Core Competencies, and/or Interprofessional Education Collaborative Competencies. This activity will increase your competency in the areas of: patient care and procedural skills, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, provide patient-centered care, working in interdisciplinary teams, employ evidence-based practice, apply quality improvement, values/ethics for interprofessional practice, roles/responsibilities, interprofessional communication, and teams and teamwork.