Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Medical Education

Introduction to Operating Room Skills and Suturing

The TRIA BioSkills Lab is offering a 3-hour Introductory to the OR Environment and Suturing course for high school, undergraduate and post-graduate students interested further understanding sterile/aseptic technique and superficial wound closures. Each participant will learn hand hygiene (surgical scrub), gowning and preoperative skin antisepsis. Participants will have access to individual specimens for suturing skills. No previous healthcare experience is required. Minimum age is 16 years old.

Course will be offered:

December 18th, 2018 – Register here

Brains, Bones & Sprains – Returning our Patients to Activity

TRIA’s first PT conference in Woodbury will take place on January 5, 2019. 

This course is intended to provide the attendant with improved competence and familiarity with the appropriate diagnostic and treatment pathways for common orthopedic and sports medicine conditions that present to our health care system at a variety of entry points. A central aim of the course is to improve the clinician’s understanding of return to activity progressions and decision making tools to facilitate a safe and complete recovery for some of the more common and troubling injuries in an active population.

This course is approved for 4.25 contact hours by the American Medical Association.

Course Agenda 

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Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Conference

TRIA’s 22nd Annual Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Conference will take place on February 1-2, 2019 at the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington. The conference will focus on injuries and popular medical issues associated with the Active and Athletic Female.

CME will be offered.

Registration coming soon. 

Save the date for these future TRIA Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Conferences:

  • February 7-8, 2020
  • February 5-6, 2021
  • February 4-5, 2022
  • February 3-4, 2023

Tuesday Morning Conferences

TRIA offers weekly educational conferences during the academic year (September-May) on Tuesday mornings from 7:00 – 8:00 AM in the TRIA Conference Center, sponsored by the University of Minnesota Medical School. The University of Minnesota is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Physicians and medical professionals are welcome to attend; there is no charge for participants.

Registration not required.

Physical Therapy Conference

TRIA’s inaugural Physical Therapy Conference will take place on October 25-26, 2019 at the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington and the TRIA Physical Therapy and Education Center in Bloomington, MN. This conference is intended for physical therapists and athletic trainers working in an outpatient therapy setting with intermediate to advanced experience.

Course is pending continuing medical education approval by the American Medical Association.

Registration Coming Soon.

CME Cancellation and Refund Policy

Full refunds will be issued for all cancellations received 14 days prior to the scheduled event. Half of the registration fee will be refunded for all cancellations received 7 to 13 days prior to the scheduled event. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received within 6 days of the course. Please allow up to six weeks for delivery of credit card refunds and 90 days for delivery of check refunds. Our preferred method of delivering refunds is by credit card. Should cancellation by TRIA be necessary, all participants will be notified as soon as possible and refunds issued.

For more information regarding any of TRIA’s course offerings, please contact the TRIA Institute.

952-806-5603 |  

Hand Therapy Conference

TRIA’s 4th Annual Hand Therapy Conference will take place on November 9-10, 2018 at the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington and the TRIA Physical Therapy and Education Center in Bloomington, MN. This conference is intended for hand therapists (occupational and/or physical therapists) with intermediate to advanced experience in treating hand and upper extremity conditions.

Continuing Medical Education will be provided.

Save the date for these future TRIA Hand Therapy Conferences:

  • November 8-9, 2019
  • November 13-14, 2020
  • November 12-13, 2021
  • November 11-12, 2022


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