AOTrauma Masters Course—Foot & Ankle Reconstruction
Davos, Switzerland
07 Dec 2014 - 12 Dec 2014
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Course registration will open in July 8

Les Grujic, Chatswood, Australia
Per-Henrik Agren, Stockholm, Sweden

Target participants
The course is targeted at specialist orthopaedic surgeons interested in advancing their expertise in the management of foot and ankle injuries and pathological conditions. Participants must have already completed the AOTrauma Principles Course and a regional subspecialty foot course.

  • foot & ankle specialists early in career
  • generalists (ortho), ~ 20% of time on trauma (incl community surgeons)
  • trauma surgeons
  • junior surgeons with primary need to learn how to do foot & ankle surgery

Course description
Surgeons participating in the course will concentrate on the application of surgical planning and advanced techniques in the management of complex foot and ankle injuries. The course will be taught in a modular format. A limited number of evidence-based lectures will cover the key information required. In practical exercises and cadaver workshops participants will be trained in the application of different techniques and approaches. Discussing cases in small groups will help participants to understand decision making and management skills. Furthermore, participants will have the opportunity to share their experience and cases with peers and experienced international faculty. The course will focus on a biomechanical and biological approach to apply in fracture treatment in rare conditions as well as common conditions, pitfalls, clinical tricks, and means to avoid complications. In the reconstructive part focus will be mainly on surgical techniques for managing possible pathologies posttraumatic, systemic, and neurological.

Program_Masters Course Foot and Ankle Reconstruction (4959kb)
Learning objectives
Describe the assessment tools for complex foot and ankle injuries, deformities, and disorders
Formulate the principles for surgical techniques to treat disorders of the ankle, hindfoot, midfoot, and forefoot
Apply the principles of foot and ankle reconstruction and explain recommended techniques to achieve a functional foot
Identify the varieties of neurological and degenerative foot problems and their management options
Prevent, identify, and treat complications and recognize long-term outcomes
Define appropriate treatment options for salvage of failed treatment procedures
Per-Henrik Agren  (Chairperson)
Les Grujic  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Expert to Expert
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope International
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Content Cadaver practicals, Discussion groups, Lectures
Registration start08 Jul 2014
Closing date07 Dec 2014
Available places0
Cancellation policyUndefined
Swiss Francs 3640.00 CHF
Payment options and information
Cancellation will be charged as follows:
1 September - 31 October 2014: 50% of course fee
After 31 October 2014: 100% of course fee
Participants should make sure to have cancellation insurance.
Bank fees including commission for payment by credit card (approx 4%) will be charged in addition to the cancellation fee.

Bank Transfer to:
Credit Suisse
CH-7270 Davos Platz
Clearing* no. 4835
CHF Account no. 614225-31 (CHF)
IBAN: CH18 0483 5061 4225 3100 0
Account owner: AO Stiftung, Grabenstr. 15, CH-7000 Chur
*Clearing no. = BLZ = Sort code = ABA no. = Routing no.
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course materials
Business center at course venue
Welcome cocktail
Hotel booking
Hotel rooms are available at a special rate for the AOTrauma Courses. Please book your room online using this link
Ms Claudia Guentensperger
Education Project Manager
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Congress Centre Davos
Talstrasse 49a
7270 Davos Platz

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