Register today for the 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium

Register today for the 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium

The 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium will provide information to help clinicians in Louisville and Southern Indiana identify hip pathology via medical history, exam and appropriate use of imaging.

Providers also will be equipped with an understanding of when and to whom to refer their patient.

Sessions at the Oct. 18 presentation will cover:

  • Pediatric orthopedic pathologies of the hip requiring orthopedic management.
  • Common causes of hip pain in children.
  • The need for specialty referral, multidisciplinary care and interprofessional communication.

Registration Information

Deadline: Monday, Oct. 14, 2019

Registration Fees

Physicians: $60

Nurses and allied health providers: $40

Medical students, interns, residents and retired clinicians: $15

How to Register

Phone: (502) 629-1234, option 4


Mobile app: Open the Norton Healthcare CME app (Apple or Google), select the activity

and then the registration icon.

Time and Place

Friday, Oct. 18, 2019

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Muhammad Ali Center

144 N. Sixth St.

Louisville, Kentucky

Continuing Education Credits


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Accreditation: Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Norton Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For information related to CME, contact the Center for Continuing Medical Education at or (502) 446-5955.

ABP MOC Credits

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 7.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.


Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) Approved Provider: Norton Healthcare, provider number 4-0002-12-20-095. The program has been approved by Norton Healthcare for 8.1 contact hours which expires 12/31/2020. KBN approval of a continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. Nursing participants must complete the evaluation to receive contact hours. For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, R.N., SANE-A, AFN-BC, at (502) 446-5889 or

Physical Therapists

An application has been submitted with the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association to offer Category 1 continuing education credits.

Program Agenda

7 a.m. • Registration and breakfast

7:30 a.m. • Welcome and opening remarks

Session 1

Moderator: Kent L. Walker, D.O.

7:35 a.m. • Physical Examination of the Hip

Star L. Nixon, M.D., MPH

7:55 a.m. • Gait Analysis: Intoeing, Outtoeing, Oh My!

Laura K. Jacks, M.D.

8:20 a.m. • The Limping Child

Star L. Nixon, M.D., MPH

8:45 a.m. • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Screening Update

James E. Moyer, M.D.

9:05 a.m. • Question-and-answer panel

9:15 a.m. • Break; exhibits open

Session 2

Moderator: Star L. Nixon, M.D., MPH

9:35 a.m. • Limb Length Discrepancy Evaluation and Treatment Update

Joshua W. Meier, M.D.

9:55 a.m. • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Jennifer M. Brey, M.D.

10:15 a.m. • Perthes Disease Update

Joshua W. Meier, M.D.

10:35 a.m. • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

David D. Spence, M.D.

11:15 a.m. • Question-and-answer panel

11:30 a.m. • Lunch; exhibits open

Session 3

Moderator: Laura K. Jacks, M.D.

12:15 p.m. • Femoroacetabular Impingement

David D. Spence, M.D.

12:45 p.m. • When Hip Pain Is Rheumatologic

Kara M. Schmidt, M.D.,FAAP, FACR

1:10 p.m. • Pediatric Hip/Pelvis Athletic Injuries and Overuse Syndromes

Jennifer M. Brey, M.D.

1:35 p.m. • A Hip Movement-based Therapeutic Exercise Approach to Injury Prevention

John A. Nyland, DPT, SCS, Ed.D., ATC, CSCS, FACSM

2 p.m. • Question-and-answer panel

2:10 p.m. • Break; exhibits open

Session 4

Moderator: Jennifer M. Brey, M.D.

2:25 p.m. • Imaging of the Hip and Pelvis

Brittany K. Albers, M.D.

2:50 p.m. • Musculoskeletal Tumors of the Lower Extremities

Kent L. Walker, D.O.

3:15 p.m. • The Neuromuscular Hip

Laura K. Jacks, M.D.

3:40 p.m. • Question-and-answer panel

3:50 p.m. • Closing remarks

4 p.m. • Adjournment