This Updating Conference has been developed for Orthopaedic Surgeons, Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants and other Allied Healthcare workers to acquire knowledge and gain new insights in orthopaedic surgery. The course has set up a couple of goals which participants should be able to do after completion of the conference: - Discuss the current pros and cons of current health care legislation nationally and regionally. - To review the various arthroscopic techniques for shoulder and hip pathology. - Understand and improve individual use of the electronic medical record. - Review current concepts in orthopedic trauma. - Discuss current concepts in total joint replacement.