For Allied Health Professionals

Caring for orthopaedic patients and treating musculoskeletal conditions is a team effort. The AAOS offers unique opportunities for learning alongside surgeons, as well as focused educational activities developed specifically for physician assistants, emergency medical responders, and other providers, through strategic partnerships.

10th Annual PAs Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy

Join AAOS and AAPA in New Orleans from June 27 – July 1, 2018 to build a well-rounded foundation of critical orthopaedic topics, including injuries to the spine and extremities, musculoskeletal imaging, tumors, and much more! Engage in small breakout sessions on MRI case study reviews, physical exam techniques, and common "On Call" case studies for an interactive learning experience.  Plus! Maximize learning and networking opportunities with optional hands-on workshops, taking place before the course officially begins!


Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, 5th edition

The 5th edition of Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care is the practical, user-friendly go-to guide to confidently evaluate and treat more than 300 complaints and conditions. Combining stepwise instruction, comprehensive coverage, and an unparalleled collection of videos and exercises—this edition offers the information, from evaluation to management, that you need to make confident point-of-care decisions. The companion website features more than 200 video demonstrations that bring the chapters to life including patient exercise programs to enlist your patients in their own recovery and return to activity.

Special pricing for allied health professionals available, please call 1-800-626-6726 to order! Volume discounts also available!

The Sports Medicine Field Manual

This new, downloadable publication is a reference for on-site evaluation and management of athletic injuries and conditions, as well as education beyond the point of care. Developed in partnership with the AAOS, the National Athletic Trainers Association, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Sports Medicine Field Manual offers safe, accurate, and proven information on more than 50 topics.

Self-Assessment Examinations

Many of the AAOS self-assessment programs have been reviewed and approved, for a maximum of the designated number of AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits, by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Physician Assistants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Patient Education

Strengthen your patient education program with up-to-date, authoritative information peer-reviewed by AAOS members. AAOS patient education resources include a wide range of products, from our best-selling brochures and booklets to online articles and patient tutorials.     

Emergency Medical Services

The AAOS, in partnership with Jones & Bartlett Learning, offers a comprehensive collection of educational and training resources for emergency medical providers, from first responders to critical care transport paramedics.