CANCELLED—AO Trauma Hybrid Masters Course—Upper Extremity I (Face-to-Face)
Davos, Switzerland
03 Dec 2020 - 06 Dec 2020
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Course description

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.

Course structure

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.

Target participants

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.

Learning objectives
Explain the latest developments in the treatment of clavicular, scapular, proximal humeral, humeral shaft, distal humeral, and elbow injuries
Select and perform fracture-specific approaches in the areas described above
Analyze complicated clinical cases of these fractures and choose the optimal treatment strategy
Integrate practical tips and tricks for fracture reduction and fixation techniques
Identify the causes of failure and describe how to develop an appropriate salvage strategy
Type AOTrauma
Level Masters
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Cadaver practicals, Debates, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date03 Dec 2020
Available places26
Cancellation policyCancellation until 30 days before the course is possible with a full refund; thereafter with a 50% refund.
Swiss Francs 3000.00 CHF
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Course materials
Ms Claudia Guentensperger
Education Project Manager
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
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AO Trauma Online Masters Course—Lower Extremity I (online course with interaction)
AO Trauma Online Masters Course—Lower Extremity II (online course with interaction)
AO Trauma Online Masters Course—Upper Extremity I (online course with interaction)
AO Trauma Online Masters Course—Upper Extremity II (online course with interaction)
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Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes; Siemens Healthineers