AO Trauma Online Masters Course—Upper Extremity II (online course with interaction)
Davos, Switzerland
04 Dec 2020 - 06 Dec 2020
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Course description

This online 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.

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 increase knowledge and decision making in 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 5 years of postresidency experience in trauma surgery. Participants must be willing to share their ideas and be able to communicate well in English.

Learning objectives
Describe, apply, and practice the principles of surgical management of hand, wrist, and elbow injuries
Recognize the value of preoperative decision-making and the indications and contraindications of those decisions
Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of different fixation techniques
Describe the postoperative treatment and common soft-tissue problems
Identify the common complications of injury and treatment and discuss their prevention and management
Relate the principles and techniques of treatment to personal clinical experience
Explain the rationale of decision making for management of hand, wrist and elbow injuries
Integrate the principles learned in the course in daily practice
Sami Roukoz Prof. Dr. med.,Dr, M Med (Surgery)  (Chairperson)
Sudhir Warrier MB BS,MS (Ortho)  (Chairperson)
Wael Taha MD,M Med (Surgery)  (Educational director)
Kodi Kojima MD,PhD  (Program developer)
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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
Closing date04 Dec 2020
Available places0
Cancellation policyCancellation until 30 days before the course is possible with a full refund; thereafter with a 50% refund.
Swiss Francs 220.00 CHF
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Ms Claudia Guentensperger
Education Project Manager
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
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Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes; Siemens Healthineers