AO Trauma Blended Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management
Leeds, United Kingdom
19 Jun 2021 - 26 Jun 2021
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This course is aimed at junior trainees. ATLS training is recommended before attending the course.

The aim of the course is to help the participant acquire the knowledge and skills required to manage common fractures, according to AO principles.

The course is based upon a philosophy that good fracture management requires more than the practical skills required to ‘fix’ a fracture. The competent fracture surgeon should understand bone physiology, response to injury and the processes of repair. Good decision-making is the key to fracture management and interaction between participants and a large faculty during lectures, group discussion and practical sessions will help you develop these skills. Practical sessions involve the fixation of common diaphyseal and articular fractures on real size artificial bone models, using AO TK approved instruments and implants.

Much of the course can be aligned to the trauma and orthopaedic component of the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Programme. Participants will have the opportunity, on request, of completing relevant workplace based assessments.

The AO Foundation is a non-profit organisation, based in Switzerland, and dedicated to the advancement of the care of those suffering from musculoskeletal injury and disease.

Glenn Clewer MRCS(Ed),FRCS (Tr '&' Orth),MB CHB(UK)  (Chairperson)
Dan Deakin MB BS,FRCS (Tr '&' Orth)  (Chairperson)
Damian McClelland  (Chairperson)
Jonathan Mcgregor-Riley  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Principles
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Artificial bone practicals, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
For participants fromEurope and Southern Africa
Closing date19 Jun 2021
Available places0
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 1380.00 EUR
Payment options and information
The easiest and quickest way to pay is online by credit/debit card to receive immediate confirmation of your secured place.
If you cannot pay via credit card it is possible to request an invoice.
Please note that there is a 30.00 CHF handling fee in addition to the participant fee.
If you wish to receive an invoice, please ensure the full and correct invoice address is entered, as this is an automated process.
Important Note: Once the invoice has been created this cannot corrected/re-issued.
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course materials

All registered participants must review the e-learning modules and complete a pre-course learning quiz prior to arrival;

A separate email will full details will be sent upon confirmation of registration.

Mr Neil Billingham (Local Course Organization)
AO Course Manager
St Anthonys Road Beeston
LS11 8DT Leeds
United Kingdom
Ms Lydia Raif (AO Course Coordinator)
United Kingdom

Worsley Medical & Dental Building
Level 8

University of Leeds
Clarendon Way

The University is sited within the city centre and is about 15 mins walk from the mainline intercity station.
The area is also well serviced by the motorway network.  We would however, advise delegates to travel by
train as parking in the area can be difficult.

Please note that booking and paying for accommodation is entirely the responsibility of the participant.  Please do not make any firm travel and accommodation plans until you have a confirmed course place.

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