Monday, July 10, 2023
9:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Let nationally recognized speaker, author and litigator Professor Samuel Hodge navigate you through the intersection of law and anatomy. Using videos, illustrations and animations, Professor Hodge delivers an entertaining, plain-English explanation of anatomy designed to improve your ability to evaluate, prepare and win your case!
In this seminar you will get practical, case-clarifying answers about how:
Samuel D. Hodge is a professor at Temple University where he teaches both law and anatomy. He is also a seasoned litigator who enjoys an AV Preeminent rating and has been named a top lawyer in Pennsylvania on multiple occasions. In addition, Sam serves as a mediator/arbitrator for the Dispute Resolution Institute in Philadelphia. He has received multiple teaching awards and national media attention for his entertaining and effective teaching style. Sam is a prolific author whose research is cited in court opinions, legislation, law reviews and legal or medical journals. He has authored more than 160 articles and 8 books, including the 4 cornerstone books of the ABA Medical-Legal Series.
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS
9:05 – 10:05 a.m.
Ethics in Medicine and the Law
1.0 ethics credit applied for
Explore a variety of medical problems as you discuss the ethical issues involved with medical records and the doctor/patient relationship.
10:05 – 10:35 a.m.
Basics of the Musculoskeletal System: Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissues
Discover the parts of the skeletal and muscular systems as you learn the purpose of bone, the function of a joint and the differences among muscles, ligament and tendons.
10:35 – 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Basics of the Musculoskeletal System: Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissues (continued)
Continue your journey through the human body as you learn the real difference between a sprain and a strain. Explore the most common diagnostic studies as you discover how to read x-rays, CT Scans and MRIs.
12:15 – 1:05 p.m.
LUNCH (on your own)
1:05 – 2:35 p.m.
The Spine, Nerve Roots and Soft Tissues
The spine is the most common area injured but trauma to the back is often misunderstood. As you learn the parts of the spine, you will discover the mechanism of injury, what parts of the spine are injured and those that are not. After you learn the soft tissues, purpose of the nerve roots and the various disk abnormalities, you will go into the operating room to learn the real difference among the most common back surgeries. This knowledge will help you better understand the proper value of a back surgery case.
2:35 – 2:45 p.m.
2:45 – 4:15 p.m.
The Upper and Lower Extremities
Explore the anatomy of the shoulder, hand, and knee. Learn why a shoulder injury keeps people out of work the longest and what part of the rotator cuff is most injured. The hand consists of 27 bones; you will be able to identify these structures and learn the medical jargon a doctor uses to describe an injury to these bones. The program will end with an examination of the knee as you discover that injuries to the ligaments are usually opposite of where the impact takes place.
Friday, June 2, 2023
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Monday, July 10, 2023
A moderator will be available to answer questions by email.
$295 MSBA members / $295 paralegals / $345 standard rate
Other discounts that may apply:
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.
Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 6.0 civil trial specialist credits.