The housing rates are single room $940 and double room $840.
The Maine Orthopaedic Review Course has provided continuing orthopaedic education for more than 40 years. The course presents a unique opportunity for study and review for residents, board candidates, and practicing orthopaedists looking toward recertification. The course is a comprehensive review with strong sections in trauma, pediatrics, adult reconstructive, hand, pathology, spine, foot/ankle, and orthopaedic basic sciences. There will be case reviews including x-rays and pathology slides. Mock oral exams are scheduled for Part II candidates. The Colby computer lab is open each evening with a complete selection of AAOS interactive programs. The rural campus of Colby offers an ideal atmosphere for study and recreation. Spend two weeks with us in Maine this June.
Objectives The Maine Orthopaedic Review Course is designed to meet the needs of the board candidate or practicing orthopaedist for a thorough review of clinical orthopaedic and basic science subjects.
The registrants will:
- increase their fund of knowledge through daily lectures and course syllabus
- improve orthopaedic x-ray interpretation skills through daily unknown cases and discussions with orthopaedic radiologists
- improve orthopaedic pathology interpretation skills through the use of unknown cases, interactive computer programs with high-quality images, and discussions with orthopaedic pathologists
- improve their ability to apply the above skills and knowledge in an examination setting through the use of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Self-Assessment and Specialty Examinations in the computer laboratory
- improve skills in case presentation and problem solving through mock oral
Check-in for the course and housing assignments will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 19 in the Cotter Union building. Classes are held daily from Monday, June 20 to Saturday, July 1. Morning classes generally run from 7:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. with the afternoon classes from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. There is a half hour coffee break each morning and generally a 15 minute break in the afternoon.ALL LECTURES WILL BE COMPLETE ON SATURDAY JULY 2 AT NOON. The COMPUTER LAB and computer based instruction will be available from Sunday June 19 at 6:00 p.m. through Friday July 1 until 5:00 p.m. Daily lab hours are 8 a.m. to midnight. Mock Orals will be held from June 19 to June 24.
There will be extensive after-hours educational opportunities. These will include pathology case reviews, x-ray unknowns, and the very popular computer-assisted orthopaedic education. These are available for use at your leisure.
All classes will be held in the air-conditioned Given Auditorium in the Bixler Art and Music Center. Mock orals will be held in the Diamond Building 3rd floor. Casual clothing is appropriate for all occasions. Colby's famous Down East lobster and clam bake will be held on Friday of the first week.
Questions about the Course?
Maine Orthopaedic Review
P.O. Box 156 Gorham, Maine 04038
Questions about Colby or Living on Campus?
Colby College Special Programs
4730 Mayflower Hill Dr, Waterville, Me 04901
207-859-4730 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accommodations for registrants and their families are available in the campus residence halls. There are double and single rooms. Enjoy the convenience of living on campus in one of our residence halls, with meals, classes, and all the campus has to offer only a moment's walk away. Each of our rooms is wired with an active phone jack, cable TV jack, and an Ethernet port for your computer. Wireless internet is also available throughout the campus Our halls are designed for college students and private rooms do not include private baths, but separate facilities are available on each floor. A limited number of suites with private baths are available for families on a first come basis and then for others based upon date registered.
Maid service, pillows, linen, blankets, and towels are provided. Rooms are assigned on the basis of the date we receive your registration; therefore, early registration is suggested. If you have a disability, please advise us when you return your housing form.
The fees for lodging and meals (American Plan only) from dinner on Sunday, June 14, through lunch on Friday, June 26, are as follows: Single room for duration of the course is $899. Double room for duration of the course is $799 per person, upon request by both individuals. Register online at www.colby.edu/spec.prog/cme.
Halftime and family rates are also available. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to secure your room. The balance is due by June 8, 2015.