Hip Arthroscopy

Des Moines, IA US
September 18, 2012

Target Audience

IPTA Southwest District members, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, students.



7 pm

Hip Arthroscopy

Christopher Nelson, D.O.

  • Diagnosis of patients with a painful hip.
  • Recommend and discuss treatment options for patients with hip pain.
  • Describe femur acetabular impingement and its mechanical effect on the hip.
8 pm

IPTA President's Message to the Students

8:30 pmIPTA District Meeting


Christopher Nelson, D.O.

Dr. Nelson’s practice focuses on reconstructive surgery of the adult hip and knee. In addition to hip and knee replacement, he has expertise in complex joint replacement, revision joint replacement, hip resurfacing, hip arthroscopy, and other hip preserving procedures. Dr. Nelson also has interests in sports related injuries, knee and shoulder arthroscopy and musculoskeletal trauma. Dr. Nelson is a 2004 graduate of Des Moines University and completed his orthopedic residency at Michigan State University, Garden City Hospital.

Dr. Nelson has indicated he is a consultant for DePuy/Mitek.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/18/2012 - 7:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
09/18/2012 - 9:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Academic Center Lecture Hall 2
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Continuing Education Credit

Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to present continuing medical education programs for health care professionals. Des Moines University designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AOA Category 1-A CME credits.

The Iowa Board of Examiners for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology and Audiology, and Recreational Therapy does not pre-approve continuing education; this course meets the State of Iowa criteria for continuing education in these professions.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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