August 21-22, 2021

The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) - Rosemont, IL

Join Kevin Karl Kruse, M.D. at the

Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy Lab Course!

August 21-22, 2021

Learn basic and advanced shoulder procedures in a small group setting with this comprehensive surgical skills course. With assistance from an all-star faculty, the course agenda includes a full day of cadaver lab Saturday focused on must-know shoulder procedures, such as labral repairs, instability, rotator cuff repairs and more. Treatment controversies will also be emphasized to help guide decision-making tactics.


In addition to a full day of hands-on cadaver lab practice, participants can look forward to a Sunday session focusing on critical aspects of practice management, with topics such as patient engagement, marketing, billing and coding, and ultrasound.


Learning Objectives


At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  1. Learn the most advanced arthroscopic instability repair surgery techniques utilizing didactic lectures, live demonstrations and cadaver lab training to cover the management of soft tissue and bony causes of shoulder instability.

  2. Master arthroscopic management of rotator cuff disease, from basic mobilization and fixation techniques to advanced tendon transfers and superior capsular reconstruction using dermal allograft.

  3. Grasp the latest shoulder arthroplasty techniques, including anatomic and reverse prostheses, in the management of shoulder arthritis with and without glenoid deformity.

  4. Become familiar with the complications of arthroscopic and open shoulder surgery and the latest methods to identify and manage untoward outcomes of surgery.

  5. Understand the variety of treatment options for proximal humerus fractures and when to employ each option.


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NOTE: This lab course is enhanced with the AANA Safe Strides™ initiative to ensure your safety and comfort during in-person interactions. Learn more.

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