AO Trauma Online Masters Course—Foot and Ankle
Online, Spain
07 Sep 2020 - 09 Sep 2020
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Course description

Surgeons participating in this course will concentrate on evaluation, the application of surgical planning and advanced techniques in the management of complex foot and ankle injuries.

Case-based lectures and interactive sessions promote exchange between course participants and faculty members. Discussing cases in small groups deepens participants' understanding and application of decision-making and surgical management skills.

Ample opportunities are provided to share experiences and cases with peers and the expert international faculty. It is our intention to respond to the needs of participants by accommodating their topics of interest and facilitating discussions at an expert level. An interactive format will be guaranteed throughout the course.

Course structure

This online course is delivered on 3 consecutive days from 12:00 to 16:00 CET (different modules each day consisting of presentations, small group discussions, and other activities). Participants will join online from home for 4 hours each day, and adequate break times will be integrated.

Goal of the course

The AO Trauma Masters Course—Foot and Ankle covers the current concepts and techniques on how to recognize, characterize, and treat complex fractures, dislocations, and soft-tissue injuries involving the foot and ankle as well as dealing with complications of these injuries.

Target participants

Specialized orthopedic surgeons interested in advancing their expertise in the management of foot and ankle injuries and associated pitfalls, problems, and complications. Participants must have completed the AO Trauma Basic Principles of Fracture Management Course and preferably a regional subspecialty Foot and Ankle course. Participants must be willing to share their ideas and be able to communicate well in English.


Programs
Final course program—AO Trauma Online Masters Course—Foot and Ankle (2864kb)
Learning objectives
Identify the characteristics of complex foot and ankle fractures and dislocations
Apply appropriate diagnostic tools to adequately assess foot and ankle injuries
Identify the indications for nonoperative and surgical treatment
Formulate the principles for surgical techniques to treat traumatic injuries of the ankle, hindfoot, midfoot, and forefoot
Prevent, identify, and treat complications, and estimate long-term outcomes
Contributors
Mandeep Dhillon MS  (Chairperson)
Stefan Rammelt  (Chairperson)
Wa’el Taha  (Educational director)
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Details
ID AOTRAUMA10010973
Type AOTrauma
Level Masters
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Debates, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Registration
Closing date07 Sep 2020
Statusopen
Places48
Available places5
Online registrationClick here to register
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Pricing
Swiss Francs 100.00 CHF
Included services
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Contact(s)
Ms Bettina Bolliger (Course Organizer)
AO Foundation
AOTrauma
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Switzerland
Phone+41814142722
Fax+41814142284
Mobile+41 79 620 17 86
Emailbbolliger@aotrauma.org
Ms Claudia Guentensperger (Participants Contact)
AOTrauma
Education Project Manager
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Switzerland
Phone+41814142720
Fax+41814142824
Emailcguentensperger@aotrauma.org
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