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Section: CME Category: Surgery

First MTP Joint Fusions: Biomechanical Considerations

Jarrod Shapiro, DPM, FACFAS, FACPM

Jarrod Shapiro, DPM, FACFAS, FACPM discusses the importance and utility of the 1st MTP joint arthrodesis, covering fundamental biomechanical principles, and surgical techniques. Mechanical effects of this procedure will be reviewed as well as an emphasis on target populations.

CME (Credits: 0.5) CEU (Credits: 0.5)

Method of Participation

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Appreciate the utility of the first MTPJ arthrodesis.
  2. Understand what this procedure is capable of accomplishing.
  3. Review kinetic and kinematic effects.
  4. Choose appropriate patient populations for this procedure.
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CME (Credits: 0.5)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 03/30/2023 Expiration Date: 03/30/2025

  • CEU (Credits: 0.5)

    NURSING: Nurse CE is provided for this program through collaboration between Present e-Learning Systems and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides 0.5 contact hours of nurse CE credit.

    Release Date: 03/30/2023 Expiration Date: 03/30/2025

  • Author
  • Jarrod Shapiro, DPM, FACFAS, FACPM

    Jarrod Shapiro, DPM, FACFAS, FACPM
    Private Practice Associate, Empire Foot & Ankle Center
    Pomona and Riverside
    Professor and Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs
    Western University of Health Sciences, College of Podiatric Medicine
    Director, Chino Valley Medical Center
    PMSR/RRA Podiatric Residency

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