In this course, participants will learn about current concepts in pediatric fracture and will gain valuable knowledge through a combination of lectures from experts, didactic case-based presentations and small group discussions where they are encouraged to discuss the cases and content in an open manner and to share their own
During the practical exercises, participants gain insight by implementing the newly learned tips and tricks in surgical techniques on artificial bones as well as on artificial 3-D bone deformities.
Other elements of this highly interactive learning environment will be the use of pre-operative planning as well as the latest fixation techniques to address the treatment of malunions and nonunions.
Basic skills in instrumentation as well as the knowledge of techniques are required to benefit from this AOTrauma Master Course, therefore the AO Basic Principles Course of Fracture Management is a prerequisite to participate in this educational event.
As governments worldwide begin to ease COVID-19-related restrictions, AO Trauma resumes its offerings of world-class face-to-face courses in September 2020.
The health of event participants, faculty and staff members is our top priority. Throughout this face-to-face course, we will adhere to all health and safety precautions, considering the World Health Organization recommendations, as well as the regulation of the Event's host country.
We will do our utmost to protect you and our faculty, therefore physical distancing will be put in place. In case the minimum distance cannot be met, wearing of PPE is mandatory.
We are all relying on your cooperation to help ensure that these instructions are followed.
Please note: the following PPE equipment will be provided for you at our hygiene station:
- antiviral hand sanitizers
- face masks
AO Trauma reserves the right to cancel any face-to-face event if the current public health situation changes. Should this implicate the cancellation of the course, we will refund the full course fee paid.
Recommendation: Please look for flexible rates/cancellation policies when making your travel arrangements during this dynamic time.