This masters course addresses the latest techniques and best practices in operative fracture management to deal with complex orthopedic trauma problems. The course includes many case presentations and group discussions moderated by experts in the field. Best evidence is presented through summary lectures and practical exercises at the anatomical specimen lab.
This hybrid course is delivered on 3 consecutive days from 12:00 to 16:00 CET (different modules each day consisting of presentations and small group discussions). Participants will join either online from home or face to face at the venue. Participants who are physically present in Davos will also complete practical exercises and an anatomical specimen laboratory on some mornings and late afternoons (details in the full program).
Goal of the course
The goal of this course is to increase knowledge and skills for managing difficult and complex cases. State-of-the-art techniques and approaches, best practices for treatment, and the management of complications will all be addressed at a high level.
Participants must have completed the AO Trauma Basic Principles and Advanced Principles courses. They must be actively involved in orthopedic trauma management and preferably have at least five years of experience postresidency in trauma surgery. Participants must be willing to share their ideas and be able to communicate well in English.