AO Trauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
08 Nov 2020 - 10 Nov 2020
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Please ensure that you are able to travel to Dubai prior to registration

Goal of the event

The AOTrauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management teaches fundamental principles and current concepts in the treatment of injuries, incorporating the latest techniques in operative fracture management. The AOTrauma Basic Principles course is the initial step along the path of lifelong learning in the area of operative fracture management and the main focus of this course lies on the basic principles of fracture management.

Target participants

The AOTrauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management is targeted at doctors in surgical training but also open to those who are interested in furthering their knowledge and skills in operative fracture management.

Course description

Online pre-course self-assessment
The pre-course self-assessment consists of multiple choice questions and a survey, and provides participants an opportunity to gain an overview of the important topics from the course
• The Biology of Bone Healing
• Müller AO Classification of Fractures— Long Bones
To be launched 4 weeks before the course and another reminder will be sent before 2 days

Important note:

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.

We are all relying on your cooperation to help ensure that these instructions are followed.

PPE equipment will be provided.

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.

AO Trauma Course - Basic Principles of Fracture Management (1682kb)
Learning objectives
Discuss the concepts of stability, their influence on bone healing, and how to apply implants to achieve appropriate stability
Plan a treatment based on assessment, imaging, classification, and decision making
Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to the importance of the soft-tissue
Treat diaphyseal and simple (peri)articular fractures using different application techniques
Evaluate and recognize the special problems related to; fractures in the immature skeleton, pelvic injuries, osteoporotic fractures, postoperative infection and delayed union and/or nonunion
Plan the initial treatment of the polytraumatized patient
Akram Al Shoubaki  (Chairperson)
Abdullah AlBin Saleh  (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 General surgery, Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Registration start15 Aug 2020
Closing date08 Nov 2020
Available places5
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
United States Dollars 1000.00 USD
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -50.00 USD 5%
Member plus discount -50.00 USD 5%
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Payment options and information
If you cannot pay via credit card you have the possibility to pay by invoice. Please note that we will charge you EUR 30.00 handling fee in addition to the participant fee.

Please ensure that you are able to travel to Dubai prior to registration.
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course materials
The Participant hereby absolves the AO Foundation, its directors, officers, employee representatives or any natural or legal person related to or in connection with the AO Foundation of any and all liability to the participant, his personal representatives, heirs and next of kind, for any injuries, disease, illness or any other loss or damage that may occur during or after the AO educational course or caused directly or indirectly by the attendance in the AO educational course.
Ms Ranae McCrae (Faculty contact)
Mobile+41 79 574 4407
Ms Stephanie Pavlovic (Participant contact)
AO Courses Europe, Middle East & Africa

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

Recommended hotels for participants
Look for flexible rates/cancellation policies when making your travel arrangements during this dynamic time.

Further hotels close to to course venue:

Ibis Styles Dubai Airport Hotel

Millenium Airport Hotel Dubai

Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Center

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 to

NOTE: Visa applications can be processed max. 50 days prior arrival and not before.


Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes; Synbone; Siemens Healthineers