January 18-21, 2018 in Breckenridge, CO

Course Director: Scott Primack, DO

This course will serve as the fifth and final in a series of musculoskeletal ultrasound courses. The focus will be entirely on the knee. It is designed for the physical medicine and rehabilitation clinician currently performing ultrasound imaging or wishing to expand his or her capacity to incorporate ultrasound imaging into the practice.

This course will address the function of musculoskeletal ultrasound, its capabilities and its limitations. It will include lectures on billing and coding, marketing your ultrasound practice and purchasing an ultrasound machine. Upon successful completion of the course, attendees will receive a certificate of proficiency.

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A block of rooms have been reserved at a great discount for you

Beaver Run Hotel & Conference Center


Why You Should Attend


Low Student to Faculty Ratio

Skill, Proficiency and Expertise of Faculty

Loads of Hands On Scanning Time

Fabulous Destination

Course Agenda

COURSE AGENDA (Subject to Change)

Thursday, January 19, 2017

11:30-12:30pm Registration and Exhibit Hours
12:45 Opening Remarks by Scott Primack, DO, FAOCPMR, Course Director
1:00-1:30 Anatomy of the Knee by Robert S. Gotlin, DO, FAOCPMR
1:30-2:00pm Machine Optimization for Knee Ultrasound by Christopher Visco, MD
2:00-3:30pm Musculoskeletal Ultrasound of the Knee by by Scott Primack, DO, FAOCPMR
3:30-3:45pm Exhibit Hours
3:45-6:45pm Hands On Scanning of the Knee with Models

7:00-9:00pm Welcome Dinner with Lecture
Reading the MRI of the Knee by Eric Handley, MD

Friday, January 20, 2017
6:30-7:15am Exhibit Hours and Continental Breakfast
7:15-8:30am Ultrasound of the Nerves at the Knee by Jeff Strakowski, MD
8:30-9:30am Research Updates on Knee OsteoArthritis by Prakash Jayabalan, MD, PhD

9:30-3:30pm Spa / Snowboard / SnowShoe / Shop / Cross Country and Downhill Ski Break

3:30-6:30pm Hands On Ultrasound Guided Procedures Skills and Knee Diagnostics
7:00-9:00pm Working Dinner
7:30-8:30pm Orthobiologics for Knee OsteoArthritis by Joanne Borg-Stein, MD

Saturday, January 21, 2017
7:00-7:30am Exhibit Hours and Continental Breakfast
7:30-8:00am Ultrasound of the Knee: An Orthopedic Surgeon's Perspective by Patrick McNair, MD
8:00-8:30am  General Principles of US Guided Injections by Todd Stitik, MD
8:30-9:30am Common Diagnostic & Therapeutic Injections of the Knee by Todd Stitik, MD
9:30-9:45am Exhibit Hours
9:45-12:45 Hands On Scanning with Cadavers
12:45-1:45pm Sponsored Lunch
1:45-2:00pm Exhibit Hours
2:00-6:00pm Hands On Ultrasound Guided Knee Region Injection Procedures (Cadaver Session)
4:30-6:00pm Proficiency Certification Written and Oral Exam

Sunday, January 22, 2017 (For Attendees That May Require Extra Time)
7:30- 12:00noon Proficiency Certification Written and Oral Exam (If Needed)
12:00 Noon Course Adjourns

Course Director & Faculty

General Information

AOCPMR is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

AOCPMR designates this program for a maximum of 23 of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center
620 Village Road
Breckenridge, CO 80424-2115
(970) 453-6000

Airport Information
Attendees are encouraged to fly into Denver International Airport and take a shuttle or rent a car to get to Beaver Run Resort.

Shuttle Information
Colorado Mountain Express provides shuttle transportation to and from Denver International Airport and Beaver Run. Please visit the website for further information at or call (800) 525-6363.

Driving Information
The historic mining/resort town of Breckenridge is located two hours west of Denver International Airport via Interstate 70. Beaver Run is located at the base of Peak 9 just a few blocks from historic Main Street.   Arriving from Denver, you'll drive westbound on I-70 and through the Eisenhower Tunnel as you cross under the Continental Divide. Exit to the right at the Frisco Exit (Exit 203, Highway 9 South), proceed through the round-a-bout to the 3rd exit. Continuing through the town of Frisco stay on Highway 9 South approximately 10 miles to Breckenridge. When you arrive at the round-a-bout bear to the right taking the first exit (North Park). Continue on North Park passing a shopping center on your left, under the Gondola, through the stoplight (1st Bank will be just before the stoplight on your left), continue on Park (now South Park) past Lone Star Sports, the River Walk Center and parking lot, you will pass a second parking lot ("F-Lot") all on your left until you come to a "Y" in the road. Turn right onto Village Road and up the hill to the Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center at the top. The Registration area is just after a large parking lot and just prior the skywalk on your left.

We have negotiated fabulous room rates for our Musculoskeletal UltraSound Course beginning at $185.00 per night at Beaver Run Resort.


Exhibitor Information

Please click the button on the right for the Exhibitor Propsectus. For more information or to reserve your space, please contact Stephanie Wilson via email ( or by dialing (610) 664-4466.