AOTrauma Course—Shoulder & Elbow
Newcastle, United Kingdom
19 Mar 2018 - 21 Mar 2018
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Course Description

This masters level cadaver-based course is aimed at the senior trainee (final year of training) who has experience in shoulder and elbow fracture management and the consultant in their first years of appointment. It will also appeal to those consultants who wish to expand or refresh their proficiency in this area.

The faculty of national and international experts all sub-specialise in upper limb trauma; many working in MTCs. The course is case based around discussions and practicals; with summary lectures.

An informal atmosphere is encouraged through small group work.


At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the surgical options available for the management of the shoulder and elbow fractures they will encounter
  2. Describe the different characteristics of the implants available and their correct method of deployment
  3. Perform all the surgical approaches around the shoulder: humerus, elbow and forearm appropriate to the planned surgery and be able to describe the exposed and adjacent anatomical structures
  4. Be able to explain the critical decision points and how to evaluate them during the planning of complex fracture management in the upper limb

Participant criteria

This three-day course is aimed at consultant orthopaedic trauma surgeons and post-CCT trainees with some experience of the management of shoulder & elbow trauma.

Damian McClelland FRCS Ed (Tr and Orth)  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Subspecialty
Region Europe
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Registration start19 Dec 2017
Closing date19 Mar 2018
Statusnot open yet
Available places24
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 0.00 EUR
Payment options and information
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 therefore your Local Event Organizer and indicate the official invoice address of the paying person or entity as well as a respective email address the invoice has to be sent to.
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Course materials
Eve Cooley (Course Coordinator)
AOUK Education
Registration Co-ordinator
AL7 1YR Welwyn Garden City
United Kingdom
Phone+44 (01707)823352
Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes