CME 2020 Virtual Event

 Musculoskeletal Care for Primary Care 

Plan your fall CME with St. Cloud Orthopedics. Save the evening of September 15, 2020 for our 2nd annual LEARNING EVENT, worth 4 ACCME-accredited CME credits! This Virtual Event is for all primary care physicians, PA/NP, and other healthcare professionals. 

St. Cloud Orthopedics is a globally recognized yet local Central MN resource for physicians and providers caring for patients with common musculoskeletal complaints. Our orthopedic leaders invite you to learn more about the evaluation, prevention, and treatment of a variety of topics relevant to our colleagues in primary care. 

Hear directly from our musculoskeletal specialists on everything from spine care to the latest therapy options with our ACCME accredited Virtual CME Event on September 15th, from 5:00-9:00 PM. Spread the word: this event is open to all healthcare professionals. 


Evening Event Schedule

5:00 Welcome and Introductions with Mitch Kuhl, DO

Mitchell D. Kuhl, D.O.

Dr. Kuhl has served as president of St. Cloud Orthopedics since 2014. In his 13 years with our practice, he has specialized in fracture care and continues to be an independent consultant for Stryker.

5:05 Medical Optimization for Total Joint Replacement with Andy Mulder, MD

Dr. Mulder will explain how to evaluate the need for total joint replacement surgeries and cover the many ways we can medically optimize the outcome for patients. He has been with our group for 7 years, and focuses on hip and knee care, utilizing minimally-invasive muscle-sparing techniques, computer navigation, and robotic assistance when appropriate.

5:35 Evaluation and Treatment of Hip Pain with Chad Holien, MD

Chad Griffith

Dr. Holien will cover the various treatments and evaluations that can be done when patients face chronic hip pain. He has been with our group for 18 years, and currently specializes in joint replacements as well as care for hips, knees, and shoulders.

6:05 Differential Diagnosis of the Acute Ankle with Steve Mariash, DPM

Stephen A. Mariash, D.P.M.

Dr. Mariash will give an overview of the evaluation and treatment of acute ankle injuries. He has been with our practice for 22 years, providing complete care for feet and ankles, as well as performing joint replacements.

6:35 Q & A

6:50 Break

7:00 Back Pain in the Adolescent Athlete: Catch a Pars Fracture! with Ashley Botterill, MD

Kim S. Schaap, M.D.

Dr. Botterill will review the various non-operative options for young athletes with low back pain. She has been with our practice since early 2019, and has many years of experience in spine care and sports medicine, helping patients manage osteoporosis and other spine-related conditions without the use of surgery.

7:30 Pediatric Athlete Overuse Injuries in a Pandemic with Paul Meirick, MD

Matthew R. Hwang, M.D.

Dr. Meirick will explore the diagnosis and management of overuse injuries in pediatric athletes—specifically in a Pandemic. He has been with our practice since late 2019, and focuses on non-operative care for acute sports or activity-related injuries (sprains, strains, and fractures) as well as chronic medical conditions (joint pain and arthritis).

8:00Knee Pain in Young Athletes with Kristi Hultman, MD

Chad A. Holien, M.D.

Dr. Hultman will cover the various treatments and evaluations that can be done when young athletes experience knee pain. She has been with us since late 2019, and has extensive experience in ACL tears, multi-ligament knee injuries, meniscal pathology, cartilage restoration, patellofemoral instability, and general orthopedic injuries.

8:30 Q & A

8:50 Closing Remarks from Mitch Kuhl, DO

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and St. Cloud Orthopedics. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement –Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.