The LAFP will host the webinar for "Management of Knee Osteoarthritis" on Wednesday, May 31st at 7:00 pm! Join us and earn 1 hour of FREE CME!
- Describe prevalence and etiology of knee osteoarthritis.
- Create an understanding on basic x-ray reading and common arthritic changes seen with osteoarthritis.
- Understanding the basic principles of performing a knee injection and different approaches.
- Review current and up incoming management for knee osteoarthritis.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Kenneth Aguirre is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at LSU Health Shreveport and Associate Program Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. After high school, he enlisted in the US Army. While in the Army he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Sports and Health Sciences at American Military University in Charles Town, WV. After the military he completed a Post Baccalaureate pre-med program at Columbia University in New York, NY. He completed his medical degree at the American University of the Caribbean in St. Maarten and his Family Medicine residency at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, CA. He completed his Sports Medicine training with The University at Buffalo in Buffalo, NY. He is board certified in Family Medicine and Primary Care Sports Medicine.
His military career includes enlisting in the US Army on active duty from 2001 to 2007. During his first obligation he served stateside at Fort Leonard Wood, MO and overseas in South Korea. During his last year of Family Medicine residency, Dr. Aguirre joined the US Army Reserves as an officer. He is still currently serving in the US Army Reserves.
Dr. Aguirre specializes in nonoperative musculoskeletal injuries, concussion, ultrasound guided injections, disease prevention, acute and chronic disease management. He is also fluent in Spanish.
Attendance is FREE, but registration is required. We will be using Zoom to broadcast the webinar. If you don't have a personal Zoom account, please sign-up and sign-in before the meeting begins. Zoom registration is FREE.
The AAFP has reviewed LAFP Monthly Webinar Series and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 11/05/2022 to 11/04/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s):1.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - ABFM Update: “Management of Knee Osteoarthritis."