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What's New in Orthopedics
Co-Provided with School of Medicine,
SUNY at Stony Brook

Royal Caribbean's Magnificent Grandeur of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas

5-Night Bermuda Cruise Conference
Round-trip Baltimore, Maryland
May 19 - 24, 2018

12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
12 Contact Hours

Course Fees:
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Jeffrey Muhlrad, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Muhlrad is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Stony Brook University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, having received his M.D. degree from Boston University School of Medicine and having completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York. He also completed a fellowship in both spine and joint replacement surgery at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in California.

Dr. Muhlrad currently is an attending physician with Stony Brook Orthopedic Associates, Stony Brook, New York in which capacity he has experience teaching both orthopedic residents and family practice residents. His surgical experience includes all aspects of adult orthopedic surgery.

Prior to accepting an academic appointment at Stony Brook University and joining Stony Brook Orthopedic Associates, Dr. Muhlrad successfully ran a private general orthopedic practice in Port Jefferson New York between 1980 and 2012. He was an attending physician at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital and St. Charles Hospital, both in Port Jefferson, New York as well as at Stony Brook University Hospital. He was the coordinator and founder of the Mather Hospital Wound Care Center and Director of the St. Charles Hospital Scoliosis Clinic. Dr. Muhlrad received the Theodore Roosevelt Award for his service in this capacity.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
Upon completion of this course participants should be able to diagnose and treat non-operatively many common orthopedic conditions. The participant should learn when it is appropriate to refer to the orthopedic specialist. This series of lectures is designed to educate and update the primary care physician on the current developments in orthopedics. Topics will include recent advances in orthopedic diagnostic (musculoskeletal ultrasound) and surgical procedures, as well as controversies in treatment.

FACULTY: Jeffrey Muhlrad, MD


  • MAY 20:
    • 9:00 - 10:00 am : Spine- Part 1:
      Acute non-radicular low back pain
      Lumbar disc disease and spinal stenosis
    • 10:00 - 11:00 am : Spine - Part 2:
      Cervical disc disease and discectomy fusion vs. replacement
      Degenerative scoliosis treatment
      Adolescent scoliosis treatment update
    • 11:00 - 11:15 am: Break
    • 11:15 - 12:15 pm : Hip - Part 1:
      Femoral acetabular impingement diagnosis and treatment
      Labral tear of the hip
      Femoral fracture intertrochanteric and femoral neck
    • 12:15 - 1:15 pm : Lunch
    • 1:15 - 2:15 pm: Hip - Part 2:
      Osteoarthritis of the hip
      Total hip replacement update on surgical materials and techniques.
      Preoperative considerations. Infection prevention and treatment in THR
      Thromboprophylaxis for joint replacement
    • 2:15 - 3:15 pm: Knee:
      Osteoarthritis of the knee, non-operative treatment
      Total knee replacement surgical update
      Uni-compartmental knee replacement update
    • 3:15 - 3:30 pm: Break
    • 3:30- 4:30 pm : Ankle/Foot:
      Ankle arthritis and total ankle replacement
      Osteochondral lesions of the talus
      Adult acquired flat foot deformity
      Ankle fracture management
      Chronic ankle instability
      Foot disorders
  • MAY 23
    • 9:00 - 10:00 am : Shoulder - Part I:
      Shoulder physical exam review
      Rotator cuff pathology diagnosis and treatment
      Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder diagnosis and Treatment
    • 10:00 - 11:00 am: Shoulder - Part 2:
      Rotator cuff arthropathy
      Osteoarthritis of the shoulder
      Total shoulder replacement and reverse shoulder replacement
      Fractures of the shoulder and dislocations
    • 11:00 - 11:15 am: Break
    • 11:15 -12:15 pm : Elbow disorders:
      Distal biceps tendon rupture
      Lateral epicondylitis
      Cubital tunnel syndrome
      Ulnar collateral ligament injuries
      Arthritis/total elbow replacement
    • 12:15 - 1:15 pm : Lunch
    • 1:15 - 2:15 pm: Wrist disorders:
      Carpal tunnel syndrome update
      Scaphoid fracture diagnosis and treatment
      Wrist fracture classification and treatment
    • 2:15 - 3:15 pm: Hand - Part 1:
      Flexor tendon injury
      Trigger finger and Duputryen's contracture Fractures
    • 3:15 - 3:30 pm: Break
    • 3:30 - 4:30 pm : Hand - Part 2:
      Fractures and Arthritic conditions
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
Sat May 19 Baltimore, Maryland
- 4:00 pm
Sun May 20 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12 Noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Mon May 21 King's Wharf, Bermuda
1:00 pm -
Tue May 22 King's Wharf, Bermuda
- 2:30 pm
Wed May 23 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12 Noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Thu May 24 Baltimore, Maryland
7:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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