AOTrauma Course—Hand Fixation for Surgeons
Leeds, United Kingdom
02 Oct 2017 - 04 Oct 2017
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This course is designed to support the hand interface curriculum for trauma and orthopedic and plastic surgery trainees. Pre-course learning modules will introduce the principles to participants. At the course, there will be a session on fracture fixation principles, which is aimed primarily at plastic surgery trainees. There will also be a soft tissue cover principles session, which is aimed at trauma and orthopedic trainees. The rest of the course will comprise brief lectures, tiered discussion groups, and dry bone practical workshops.

Event program
Learning objectives
To help participants acquire the knowledge, skills, and judgment to manage common hand fractures.
To impart knowledge, skills and judgement to manage common hand fractures.
Robert Farnell  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Subspecialty
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Artificial bone practicals, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Plastic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date01 Oct 2017
Available places0
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Swiss Francs 860.00 CHF
Payment options and information
The fee is payable in Swiss Francs (CHF 860.00) The equates to approximately £695.00 depending on the exchange rate at the time of making payment.
If you cannot pay via credit card you have the possibility to request an invoice. Please note that we will charge you a 10% handling fee in addition to the participant fee. Please contact the Registration Coordinator and indicate the official invoice address of the paying person or entity as well as a respective email address that the invoice is to be sent to.
Included services
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Course materials

Participant criteria

Aimed at plastics and orthopaedic surgical trainees from ST3 and above through to Consultant level. The groups will be tiered according to experience.

A course dinner is included in the course fee.
The dinner will take place on the evening of Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Please indicate, in the place provided, whether or not you wish to attend the dinner at the time of registering.


Ms Eve Cooley (Course Coordinator)
AO Foundation
Course Co-ordinator
United Kingdom
Ms Yvonne Gooderham (Registration Coordinator)
AO UK Education
Registration Co-ordinator
United Kingdom

Weetwood Hall
Otley Road
LS16 5PS

Weetwood Hall Hotel
The Train Line
Leeds/Bradford Airport
E-learning modules
DLM - Bone Healing
DLM - Plate fixation
DLM - Screw fixation
DLM - Extra articular fractures in the hand
Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes