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Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for NON-PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article 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. Outline the evaluation and management of open distal tibial fractures.
  2. Discuss the management of open distal tibial fractures with an emphasis on early aggressive débridement, fracture fixation, and modern options for soft-tissue coverage.
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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Test Code: JAAOS062101NP
Published: June 1, 2021
Expires: 6/1/2024
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Babar Shafiq, MD, Jacques Hacquebord, MD, David J. Wright, MD, and Ranjan Gupta, MD