Events and Courses

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AOTrauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management

MONDAY 21 - THURSDAY 24 JANUARY 2019 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


AOTrauma Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management for ORP

Operating Room Personnel on the AOTrauma Advances Course will work with leading trauma ORP and surgeons to learn state-of-the-art techniques in an intensive and exciting 2 days. The emphasis of the course is on the application of basic principles in the management of complex fractures, using advanced surgical techniques. There is particular a focus on the role of the ORP in trauma care.

The course comprises short lectures, discussion sessions and interactive practical workshops allowing


AOTrauma Course—Introductory Course for Undergraduates

FRIDAY 25th JANUARY 2019 Aim To help medical students understand basic principles of fracture management. Course description Building on the undergraduate curriculum, this interactive day uses case discussions and fracture fixation practicals to establish the basics of fracture management for medical students who are considering a trauma and orthopedic career. Feedback 'All of the faculty were extremely encouraging and helpful throughout the day. Their efforts, and the efforts of supporting