Goal of the course:
The goal of the AOTrauma Course - Advances in Approaches & Osteosynthesis is to broaden the knowledge and comprehension of operative fracture treatment according to the level of education or specialty and to practice surgical approaches.
The AOTrauma Course - Advances in Approaches & Osteosynthesis is targeted at certified orthopaedic and trauma surgeons with basic knowledge and skills in operative fracture treatment who wish to broaden this knowledge and who wish to practice surgical approaches for a better comprehension. The course is also open to residents and surgical trainees who participated in the AOTrauma Introductory Course.
The topics will cover different surgical approaches to the upper extremities and lower extremities, including shoulder and hip.
They will be taught in short lectures and videos followed by practical exercises on artificial bones, muscles specimens and anatomical specimens.
During the exercises key steps are projected on the monitors.
Each work station is limited to two participants.
Faculty members and instructors are there to guide you through the exercises.
Instruments, gloves and gowns are provided.