AO Trauma Online Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management Essentials (online course with interaction)
Davos, Switzerland
04 Dec 2020 - 06 Dec 2020
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Course description

The online version of the AO Trauma Basic Principles course provides participants the possibility to continue learning and training in the absence of live face-to-face events. This online course does not replace the traditional face-to-face Basic Principles course but provides mainly the knowledge component of the curriculum. Participants are encouraged to attend the face-to-face course as a follow up event to refresh their knowledge and add the skills component to their competencies.

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.

Course goal

The goal of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge component of the AO Trauma Basic Principles course.

Target participants

The AO Trauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management is targeted at surgical trainees and also open to certified orthopedic and trauma surgeons who are interested in furthering their knowledge and skills in operative fracture management.

Programs
Final course program—AO Trauma Online Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management Essentials (942kb)
Learning objectives
Discuss the concepts of stability, their influence on bone healing, and how to apply implants to achieve appropriate stability
Plan a treatment based on assessment, imaging, classification, and decision-making
Describe how to apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to the importance of the soft-tissue
Identify and discuss the special problems related to: Fractures in the immature skeleton, pelvic injuries, osteoporotic fractures, postoperative infection, and delayed union and/or nonunion
Plan the initial treatment of the polytraumatized patient
Contributors
Nir Cohen MD  (Chairperson)
Derek Donegan MD,MBA  (Chairperson)
Wa’el Taha  (Educational director)
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Details
ID AOTRAUMA10010985
Type AOTrauma
Level Principles
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 date04 Dec 2020
Statusopen
Places72
Available places0
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Cancellation policyCancellation until 30 days before the course is possible with a full refund; thereafter with a 50% refund.
Pricing
Swiss Francs 220.00 CHF
Included services
Course materials
Contact(s)
Ms Claudia Guentensperger
AOTrauma
Education Project Manager
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Switzerland
Phone+41814142720
Fax+41814142824
Emailcguentensperger@aotrauma.org
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Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes; Siemens Healthineers