AOTrauma Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management for ORP
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
11 Oct 2019 - 14 Oct 2019
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Course program:
11 October as of 18.30h: Participants registration, Opening ceremony, Welcome reception
12 October: Participants registration & Course start
12 - 14 October: Course

Goal of the course
The AOTrauma Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management for ORP is based on current trends and concepts at an advanced level. The course will focus on the surgical treatment and intraoperative nursing care of complex fractures.

Target participants
This course is designed for operating room personnel (ORP) who completed the AOTrauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management for ORP.

Course description
The course structure provides didactic presentations, group discussions between participants and faculty, and practical exercises to apply different operative techniques.

This course will address:

·     AO principles of operative fracture management

·     Minimally invasive surgery

·     Advanced techniques using locking compression plates

·     Management of complex articular and metaphyseal fractures

·     Pelvic fractures

·     Polytrauma management

·     Perioperative problems and complications in fracture care

·     Perioperative patient care and nursing topics in trauma care

·     Hands-on exercises with artificial bones to apply the techniques and promote familiarization with the instrumentation

·     Interaction between faculty and participants to enhance understanding


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Learning objectives
Describe AO Principles for the operative stabilization of fractures
Relate to soft-tissue damage, fracture healing, and surgical intervention in the injured patient
Explain the principles of and preparation for operative minimally invasive surgery
Plan appropriate care for minimally invasive techniques using locking compression plates
Discuss strategies for the care of polytrauma patients and decision making for preparation of surgeries
Anticipate potential pitfalls and intraoperative complications in fracture care
Formulate systems for maintaining safe standards of practice
Prepare and use correctly instruments and corresponding implants for current fracture treatment
Use professional networks to share ideas, challenge poor practice, and provide support
Tariq Assaf  (Chairperson)
Bilal Fayad  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Principles
Region Middle East and Northern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Artificial bone practicals, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience ORP/theatre nurse
For participants fromMiddle East and Northern Africa
Registration start19 Jun 2019
Closing date11 Oct 2019
Available places3
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
United States Dollars 1100.00 USD
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 30.-- USD handling fee in addition to the participant fee. Please contact 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 materials
Welcome cocktail
Ms Elena Gutierrez (Faculty Contact)
AO Foundation
AOTrauma Project Manager Education Middle East
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos
Phone+41 81 414 27 00 ext. 700
Fax+41 81 414 22 83
Ms Ranae McCrae (Faculty contact)
Ms Stephanie Pavlovic (Participants Contact)
AO Courses Europe, Middle East & Africa

Course venue
Hotel Roda Al Bustan
Casablanca Road, Al Garhoud 
Dubai, U.A.E. 
T: +971 (0)4 282 0000

Accommodation for participants
A quota of hotel rooms has been blocked in the following hotels: 

Millenium Airport Hotel Dubai

Le Meridien Dubai Hotel

Al Bustan Roda Hotel Dubai

The number of rooms is limited in each hotel and will be given on first come – first serve base.
Book your hotel room until the deadlines mentioned below. After the deadline, rooms can only be booked upon availability. 

Hotel reservation & Airport transfers
Millenium Airport Hotel Dubai Please use the link: the hotel reservation form to receive the contract room rate. Download the form from "Downloads and gallery" (see below) / event room and send it directly to the hotel. Deadline: 12 August 2019

Le Meridien Dubai Hotel: For hotel room booking: 11 September 2019

Al Bustan Roda Hotel DubaiPlease use the hotel reservation form to receive the contract room rate. Download the form from "Downloads and gallery" (see below) / event room and send it directly to the hotel. Deadline: 11 September 2019

Visa requests
either through the hotel where you have booked accommodation or below agency:

Mr. Maxim Lopuhov
Reds Travel & Tourism
Tel + 971 4 454 1409

Required documents:
- Colored copy of passport size photo (JPEG)
- Cleared colored scan passport copy (JPEG)

Please send documents until 13 September 2019 to

-> Visa applications can be processed max. 50 days prior arrival and not before.

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