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San Francisco Orthopaedic Trauma Course Online Self Assessment Examination 2017
San Francisco Orthopaedic Trauma Course Online Self Assessment Module, 2017

April 26 & 27-29, 2017

Online Self-Assessment Examination

for ABOS MOC Part II

This online self-assessment exam is part of the UCSF 12th Annual San Francisco Orthopaedic Trauma Course.  The estimated time to complete this self-paced online learning is 10 hours.  

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To obtain credit, participants should take the pre-assessment before viewing the online presentations (when available), then take the post-assessment and compare it to see the improvement you have made.  The answer keys are provided in the reference list under the CONTENT tab.  Should you have difficulty accessing the reference list or the answer keys, you may contact Erin Simon at  

The assessment has 100 multiple-choice test questions, and you must receive a score of 80% or better to earn a certificate. You will have an unlimited number of attempts to successfully complete the post-test.

You will be asked to take a course survey before you obtain the certificate. Your certificate will be available immediately for print or download upon completion of the entire activity.


At the end of this activity, the participant should have an assessment of his or her knowledge of advances in orthopaedic trauma surgical techniques with respect to plating, external fixation, and intramedullary nailing methodology through case-based vignette questions.   The participant will:

(1) Review orthopaedic trauma principles through scored feedback on basic knowledge-recall questions;

(2) Identify areas for improvement through feedback provided by the activity.

Media Format(s): Self-assessment examinations of multiple-choice questions.  Resources are available in web-based and Microsoft Word formats.

Released: January 6, 2017
Expires: June 30, 2017


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

UCSF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery MOC Committee has approved this 10-credit self-assessment examination (SAE) toward fulfilling the Board's Maintenance of Certification process.  

Instructions for Obtaining Credit:

  • Complete the pre-assessment.
  • View the online presentation and reference materials using the link in the Content tab.
  • Complete and pass the post-test with a score of 80% or better.
  • You will have an unlimited number of attempts to successfully complete the post-test.
  • Complete the course evaluation (optional).
  • Your certificate of credit will be available immediately to print for your records.
  • You may view or print your certificate at any time in the future.

References are included in the Content tab, and also at the bottom of each question. 


Theodore Miclau, III, MD
Professor and Vice Chairman
UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Amir Matityahu, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

This UCSF CME activity was planned and developed to uphold academic standards to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor; adhere to requirements to protect health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and include a mechanism to inform learners when unapproved or unlabeled uses of therapeutic products or agents are discussed or referenced.

The faculty speakers, moderators and planning committee members have disclosed that they have NO financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial interests, except that Theodore Miclau, III, MD has disclosed these commercial relationships:

  • Amgen, Baxter, Merck: Consultant
  • Stryker, Zimmer, Synthes, Institutional/Departmental/Research Support

Supplemental Material
This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires CME courses with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competencies. Cultural competency is defined as a set of integrated attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enables health care professionals or organizations to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups, and communities. Linguistic competency is defined as the ability of a physician or surgeon to provide patients who do not speak English or who have limited ability to speak English, direct communication in the patient’s primary language.  Resources concerning Cultural and Language Competency are available here: CLC Info and Resources

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