AO Trauma Masters Course—Shoulder (online)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
30 Oct 2020 - 01 Nov 2020
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This course will be conducted as an online course! 

Goal of the course
Participants will learn the current management of patient pain, dysfunction, deformity, and cosmesis related to trauma of the shoulder. Fractures from the sternoclavicular joint to the humeral shaft will be covered as well as joint injuries and dislocations and soft tissue injuries (the acute trauma phase and the posttraumatic sequelae such as malunion, nonunion, infection, etc).


Target participants
Orthopedic, trauma, and shoulder surgeons with at least 5 years of experience who want to update their expertise and want to manage complications and more complex cases. Participants should have completed the AOTrauma Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management.



Course description
A combination of evidence-based lectures and small-group case discussions will be used to deliver the content to improve knowledge and skills in the key surgical techniques and in related care. Active engagement by all participants is critical to the effective delivery of this educational event.


A minimum of 80% attendance is required to obtain the course certificate!

AO Trauma Masters Course - Shoulder (online) (1528kb)
Learning objectives
Perform an appropriate assessment of the patient with trauma to the shoulder
Identify the minimal quality requirements for each assessment tool and the optimal way to gather the required information
Perform a thorough, stepwise analysis of the problem (what is the mechanical, biological, and soft-tissue situation and problem)
Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the treatment options and decide with the patient what is the best for their specific needs
Develop a comprehensive plan based on the needs of the patient, the injury, the patient factors, and the available surgical options
Complete the plan (perform operative procedures and nonoperative care)
Provide and communicate overall care, integrating the team, family, and supporting care system
Ziyad El-Qirem MB BS  (Chairperson)
Abdel-Hakim Massoud  (Co-chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Masters
Region Middle East and Northern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Seminar (full day)
Content Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience General surgery, Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Registration start07 Aug 2020
Closing date28 Oct 2020
Available places11
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
United States Dollars 200.00 USD
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -10.00 USD 5%
Member plus discount -10.00 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.
Ms Ranae McCrae (Faculty contact)
Mobile+41 79 574 4407
Ms Stephanie Pavlovic (Participant contact)
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