{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Diagnosis and Management of Partial Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: A Comprehensive Review

Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for 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. Discuss the etiology and natural history of partial thickness rotator cuff tears (PRCTs).
  2. Outline the current management to guide clinical decision-making and formulate an algorithm for the management of PRCTs.
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.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: JAAOS122115
Published: December 15, 2021
Expires: 12/15/2024
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH, Jaya Shanmugam, MD, Karen Briggs, MPH, and Stephanie C. Petterson, MPT, PhD