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Advanced Clinical Orthopedics Lab
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
Product Details
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
6 hr 17 min
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI Publishing & Media
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Discuss the focused history taking and examination techniques of some of the world’s most respected orthopedic surgeons.
  2. Evaluate decision-making processes regarding conservative and surgical treatment options for commonly-experienced orthopedic problems.
  3. Formulate new methods to effectively educate your patients regarding their injuries, innovative treatment options, recovery steps and expectations.
  4. Develop skills to identify injuries specific to youth and adult populations.
  5. Translate knowledge of the latest, cutting-edge treatment options with your peers, patients and referral sources.
  6. Compare your current physical evaluation skill set with best practices demonstrated.

Sessions will be presented with a mock patient presentation (case study) including: History and Physical, Exam Findings, Special Tests, Diagnosis, Treatment Options, Recovery/Rehabilitation Goals.

Lower Extremity Injuries

Knee Injuries

  • Ligament Injuries
    • ACL – Conservative treatment vs. reconstruction vs. repair
    • MCL – Conservative vs. internal brace
    • FCL – Repair vs. reconstruction
  • Cartilage Injuries
    • Chondral defects – Non-op, biologics, allograft - or other...
    • DJD – PT, bracing, (Steroids – HA -Biologics) or surgery
  • Patellar Injuries
    • Instability – Non-op vs. MPFL repair or reconstruction... and when
    • Youth Injuries
    • Overuse and acute injury... What’s right for the kid?

Hip Injuries

  • Labral injuries
  • How do we know, what do we do, how do we do it
  • Biologic injections

Ankle Injuries

  • Ankle sprains
  • Conservative care vs. internal bracing
  • Jones vs. Pseudo Jones – what’s the difference and who cares?
  • Achilles tendonitis – Biologics?
  • Achilles rupture – Conservative vs. surgical treatment

Upper Extremity Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries

  • Impingement – What to do? PT, injection, surgery
  • Partial thickness tears – What happens with... PT, biologics, surgery?
  • Full thickness tears – When is surgery needed?
  • Irreparable RCT - Superior capsular reconstruction vs. reverse TSA

Labral Injuries

  • SLAP repair vs. biceps tenodesis - does it matter?
  • Glenohumeral instability – Bankart lesions
  • Acromio-clavicular & sterno-clavicular injuries – What to do and when?

Youth Injuries

  • “Little Leaguer’s Shoulder”- What is it? How do we prevent it?

Elbow Injuries

  • Ligament injury
  • Ulnar collateral rupture – Conservative, reconstruction or internal brace?

Fracture Care

  • Clavicle fractures - Non-Op vs. ORIF, dynamic stabilization, biologics
  • Hip fractures in elderly – early mobilization (the key for overall recovery)
  • Youth - long bone fractures


Mike Begg has gained practical experience in the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic and sports-related injuries over the past 25 years of his practice. Working in an orthopedic practice that provides cutting-edge treatment options, Mike has the knowledge base and experience to help take your understanding of this patient population to the next level.

While obtaining his bachelor's degree and master's degree in athletic training/sports medicine, Mike was able to gain practical experience working with injured athletes in the NAIA, NCAA and Professional Athletic teams. Mike followed up these experiences by teaming with a physical therapist in an outpatient physical therapy clinic treating multiple non-operative and post-operative patients. These experiences were fulfilling and propelled his desire to know more about "the rest of the story". Mike went on to complete Physician Assistant education and presently works with a physician group in an Orthopedic/Sports Medicine practice in Vail, Colorado.

The experiences he has gained on the playing field, in the operating room, through outpatient roles and working side by side with some of the most respected orthopedic surgeons in the world, have contributed to his thorough understanding of what it means to treat the orthopedic patient. Additionally, he has presented educational seminars to over 1000 medical professionals throughout the nation. Past attendees have found Mike's teaching approach to be entertaining, engaging, and very applicable to practice.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Michael Begg has an employment relationship with Animas Orthopedic Associates. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Michael Begg is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants; Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery; and American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants.
Continuing Education Credits
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Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion are available for email, download and/or printing from your online account immediately following the successful completion of the post-test/evaluation.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.

Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Expired: 10/11/2019
No CE available for this board.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 6.3 self-study contact hours.

Copies of the evaluation may be sent to the IBON. You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistant:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.3 continuing education credits.

Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This self-study course consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants:
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.25 continuing competency hours.

Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.

New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours.

Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.25 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Other Professions
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Athletic Trainers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, and other Healthcare Professionals