AO Trauma Online Masters Course—Fractures around the Elbow
Online, Spain
07 Sep 2020 - 09 Sep 2020
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Course description

This online course is delivered using a combination of small group discussions, cases, and summary lectures. All activities are moderated by expert faculty in a highly interactive learning environment. Participants are encouraged to discuss the cases and content in an open manner and to share their own experiences.

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 goal of the course is to address current concepts and state-of-the-art treatment options in orthopedic trauma. It covers one or more topics and has been planned based on the common and critical patient problems related to this specific topic.

Target participants

The course is aimed at surgeons that have been practicing orthopedic trauma for many years and who are willing to share their experiences on the specific topic of the course. Participants should have completed the AO Trauma Courses—Basic Principles and Advanced Principles of Fracture Management and must be able to communicate well in English.

Final course program—AO Trauma Online Masters Course—Fractures around the Elbow (3354kb)
Learning objectives
Recognize the differences between elbow fracture types that may or may not involve elbow instability
Describe surgical tactics for reduction and fixation of various types of peri-elbow fractures
Describe the key steps in the various approaches used for operative fixation of elbow fractures
Gregory Della Rocca MD,PhD,FACS  (Chairperson)
Pedro Labronici PhD  (Chairperson)
Wa’el Taha MD,M Med (Surgery)  (Educational director)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Masters
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Seminar (full day)
Content Debates, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date07 Sep 2020
Available places0
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Swiss Francs 100.00 CHF
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Ms Bettina Bolliger (Course Organizer)
AO Foundation
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Mobile+41 79 620 17 86
Ms Claudia Guentensperger (Participants Contact)
Education Project Manager
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
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Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes; Siemens Healthineers