{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Cutibacterium acnes in Spine Pathology: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management

Activity Steps


Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading all assigned articles and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the expanding interest of Cutibacterium acnes in spine pathology.
  2. Outline the important implications of Cutibacterium acnes for the treating spine surgeon.
Price: $40.00


  • AAOS 1.0 CME

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Test Code: JAAOS2019
Published: July 2019
Expires: 7/15/2022
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Khalil, Jad G. MD; Gandhi, Sapan D. MD; Park, Daniel K. MD; Fischgrund, Jeffrey S. MD