Introduction to Arthroscopy

Course Overview

When: October 12th
What: Basic Introduction to Arthroscopic Concepts

M.A.R.C. Institute is committed to inspiring surgeon education by offering surgical skills workshops and courses in our state-of-the-art research facility. On October 12th we are offering an Arthroscopy course for Healthcare Professionals.

This course will be led by Chairman Dr. John Uribe and Co-Chairman Dr. Keith Hechtman and the course's objective is to capacitate and develop knee and shoulder Arthroscopy. The course will include clinical and surgically oriented lectures as well as a day dedicated to hands-on learning.

This engaging approach between faculty and participant makes this M.A.R.C. course an important starting point for any physician seeking knowledge in up-to-date surgical procedures and best practices.

Course Enrollment

For those interested in taking our Introduction to Arthroscopy Course,
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Course Guideline

Date: October 12th @ 7:00 am
Level:Basic Introduction to Arthroscopic Concepts
Price: $1,500 US
Objective: Give capabilities to beginning orthopedists and healthcare professionals to manage and start to develop skills of Arthroscopy for knee and shoulder.

Faculty
  • Dr. John W. Uribe (FIU) - Chairman
  • Dr. Keith S. Hechtman (FIU) - Co-Chairman
  • *International Faculty TBD
Total Time: 13 Hours
  • 85% Hands-On (Fresh Frozen Cadavers)
  • 15% Lecture
Target Audience:
  • Physicians
  • Residents
  • Orthopedics' Companies and R&D
Price: $1,500 US

Featured Content 

  1. Introduction for arthroscopy of knee and shoulder
  2. History and development of Arthroscopy from beginning to present
  3. All about arthroscopic equipment: scope, cameras, shavers, flows, different types of lens and instruments
  4. Knee and shoulder anatomy focusing in arthroscopy, landmarks and orientation: portal placements, visualization, comparison of open anatomy and arthroscopic anatomy
  5. Disease recognition (compare to normal anatomy)
  6. Compare anatomy with imaging diagnosis: Radiography, CT and MRI.
  7. Introduction of knee and shoulder arthroscopic surgical procedures:
    • Arthroscopy for Diagnosis
    • Synovectomy and Bursectomy
    • Foreign Body Removal
    • Menisectomy
    • Subacromial Descompression and Rotator Cuff Tear

Hotel Accommodations

 

Hotel Name Contact Names Contact E-Mail
Intercontinental Doral Andrea Pareto andrea.pareto@R-HR.com
Provident Doral at the Blue Rosa Albert ralbert@providentblue.com
Trump Hotel Resort Angie Irizarry airizarry@trumphotels.com
Courtyard Cadillac Maria Liberos maria.liberos@marriott.com
Hyatt Place Grace Vasquez grace.vasquez@hyatt.com
marc institute hotel accommodations

introduction to arthroscopy course

Agenda: Day 1


Start Time End Time Description
7:00 am 8:00 am Registration at the lobby: Continental Breakfast
 -  -  LECTURE BEGINS (8:00 - 9:15am)
 8:00 am 8:20 am History & Development of Arthroscopy
8:20 am 8:35 am Arthroscopy: All about Instruments/Equipment
8:35 am 8:45 am Knee: Open Anatomy Comparative to Arthroscopic Anatomy
8:45 am 8:55 am Shoulder: Open Anatomy Comparative to Arthroscopic Anatomy
8:55 am 9:05 am Principles of Arthroscopy: Portals, Landmarks & Triangulation
 9:05 am 9:15 am Break - To the Lab
- - LAB: HANDS-ON (9:15 am -12 pm)
 9:15 am 12:00 pm Practice 1: Learning About Arthroscopic Instrumentation & How it Works/Pitfalls
- - Practice 2: Portals, Landmarks & Triangulation
- - Practice 3: Principles of Knots & Knot Tying
- - LUNCH (12:00 - 1 pm)
- - LECTURE (1:00 - 1:30 pm)
1:00 pm 1:10 pm Knee Clinical Examination: Maneuvers
1:10 pm 1:30 pm Knee: Diagnostic Imaging Capabilities & Comparing to Arthroscopic Findings
- - LAB: HANDS-ON (1:30 - 5:00 pm)
1:30 pm 5:00 pm Practice 4: Knee Portals, Landmarks, Orientation & Anatomy 
 - - Practice 5: Disease Recognition; Meniscus Lesions, Cartilage Lesions, ACL + PCL, Degenerative Diseases
 - - Practice 6: Synovectomy
- - Practice 7: Meniscectomy & Foreign Body Removal

Agenda: Day 2


Start Time End Time Description
7:00 am 7:30 am Introduction: Continental Breakfast
- - LECTURES (7:30 - 7:50 am)
7:30 am 7:40 am Shoulder Clinical Examination
7:40 am 7:50 am Shoulder: Diagnostic Imaging
- - LAB: HANDS-ON (8:00 - 11:30 am)
8:00 am 11:30 am  Practice 9 - Disease Recognition; Cartilage Lesions, Debridement, Degenerative Diseases, Synovectomy
- - Practice 10: Subacromial Descompression + Rotator Cuff Tear Identifications
- -  LECTURE (11:40 - 12:30 pm)
11:40 am 12:00 pm Q & A / Course Evaluation: Resources
12:00 pm 12:20 pm Future of Arthroscopy: "State of the Art"
12:20 pm 12:30 pm Close Section: Certifications
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