National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists, BSN medical Launch New Book

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- BSN medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, together with the National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT), today announced the launch of a new book entitled, "Orthopaedic Immobilization Techniques," at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). The AAOS is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world.

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"Our new, comprehensive resource book provides orthopaedic professionals with a step-by-step guide for casting and splinting, as well as state-of-the-art treatment for today's orthopaedic patients," said Sean Conkle, president for NAOT. "We chose to partner with BSN medical on this manual because of their depth of experience and vast array of innovations and solutions designed for the effective treatment and care of orthopaedic patients."

The book launch will take place in BSN medical's exhibit booth (#2617) during the AAOS Annual Meeting, being held at the Venetian/Sands EXPO in Las Vegas, March 25-27, 2015.

"We are honored to co-sponsor this important educational manual with NAOT, and we believe it will immediately become the relied upon 'go to' book for orthopaedic technologists," said Roberto Muñoz, president of North America for BSN medical. "Launching the book at the world renowned Annual Meeting of the AAOS allows NAOT to make this valuable resource immediately available to the largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists in the world, while also advancing orthopaedic medicine for the needs of patients."

BSN medical and NAOT will also co-sponsor two all-day educational workshops during the AAOS Annual Meeting. The first course will focus on Casting and Splinting Fundamentals, and the second course will offer Advanced Casting Techniques with special focus on off-loading diabetic foot ulcers.

BSN medical will showcase its suite of products to treat orthopaedic patients including some of the newest innovations in water resistant casting, functional cast therapy and more for the cost-effective treatment of fractures, as well as the latest in total contact casting for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. In addition, the company will exhibit its newest products for supports and bracing featuring its FLA Orthopedics® line up of soft goods including the new line of 3D Knit Supports.

About NAOT

The National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT) was founded on August 29, 1982, in Boston, Massachusetts. NAOT is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence through education of orthopaedic technologists, and other related allied health care professionals, and the general public. NAOT believes that the profession of orthopaedic technology can only reach full potential and universal acceptance through widespread educational opportunities. Certification of all orthopaedic technologists underscores NAOT's commitment to these professional goals.

About BSN medical
BSN medical is a global leader in the worldwide healthcare market specializing in the areas of Wound Care and non-invasive Vascular solutions, Orthopedics and Compression Therapy. The company is focused on the development of world-class branded products that offer high quality solutions for patients and caregivers alike. BSN medical has a global reach through its 35 internationally operating companies and its network of trusted partners in many markets. The company, with headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, has 5,500 employees worldwide.