Orthopaedics for Primary Care Virtual Series 2023 | Session 3

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About the Event

The very popular Orthopaedic Virtual Series for Primary Care is back in 2023! This year’s theme includes pediatrics, spine, sports and trauma focused topics.

Session 3: Your Friendly Neighbourhood Spine Surgeon – Indications for Operative Management and Understanding Referral Pathways

This session focuses on the operative indications for spine surgery in adults and children, and how to best navigate the referral process.

Learning Objectives: 

  •  Identify surgical indications for surgery in adult and pediatric populations, and identify “red flags”

a. Degenerative conditions
b. Scoliosis/spondylolisthesis

  • Review the referral process

a. Key concepts of what is deemed an urgent referral vs. elective
b. How family doctors can maximize efficiency in the referral process

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