Events and Courses

Browse all AOTrauma courses, seminars, and online events.

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AOTrauma Masters Course—Foot & Ankle Reconstruction

Course description Surgeons participating in the course will concentrate on the application of surgical planning and advanced techniques in the management of complex foot and ankle injuries. The course will be taught in a modular format. A limited number of evidence-based lectures will cover the key information required. In practical exercises and cadaver workshops participants will be trained in the application of different techniques and approaches. Discussing cases in small groups will help

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AOTrauma Course—Approaches and Fracture Care in Practice

Course Objectives At the end of the course participants will be able to: Demonstrate understanding of pre-operative decision making and the indications and contra-indications of those decisions. Identify anatomical landmarks per specific anatomical area Apply anatomical principals of dissection Identify potential risks of approaches per specific anatomical area Perform the standard surgical approaches to the wrist, forearm and elbow. Describe and apply the most common principles of

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AOTrauma Course—Introductory Course For Undergraduates

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 staff, are to be commended on

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AOTrauma Course–Basic Principles of Fracture Management

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 injury and the processes of repair

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AOTrauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management for ORP

This two and a half day course is designed for Operating Room Personnel (ORP) in orthopaedic and trauma surgery. It is a basic introduction to the management of fractures using AO principles and techniques, at the same time maintaining awareness of total patient care. The content of the course will be covered by short lectures, pre-practical seminars and practical workshops. ORP attending the course should be familiar with AO instruments and implants. The AO Foundation is a non-profit

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AOTrauma Masters Seminar—Pelvic and Acetabular & Tibia plateau Fracture Management

This course is targeted at experienced surgeons willing to share and express their experiences with other participants and specialists in the field. The masters course address the latest techniques and best practices in operative fracture management, and deal with the most difficult orthopedic trauma problems. The course includes open group discussions moderated by experts in the field who will provide an overview of the current literature and knowledge on each topic. Best evidence will be

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3. Südwestdeutsches AOTrauma Seminar

Herzlich Willkommen in Koblenz Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen, unser 3. gemeinsames Seminar steht unter dem Titel „Frakturen und Verletzungen – Becken und Hüftgelenk“. Parallel zum AOTrauma-Seminar für Ärzte wird auch in diesem Jahr wieder ein AO-Trauma-Tag für OP-Personal über das gleiche Thema stattfinden. So soll bewusst die Möglichkeit geschaffen werden, dass pflegerische und ärztliche Teams gemeinsam anreisen können. Unser Thema trifft den Nerv der Zeit. Um eine optimale Versorgung für

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AOTrauma Seminar—Lower Extremity

The goal of the course This two-day course is focused on the current concepts of the diagnosis and treatment of the injuries to the lower limb. The participants should already have the basic knowledge of the AO principles of treating these injuries. However, basic principles will be reestablished and application of advanced techniques will be introduced.   Lectures will be presented by experienced surgeons and will include specific cases that will be discussed. Attention would be paid to the

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2018 AOTrauma Masters Course—Current Concepts—Lower Extremity II, Davos, Switzerland

Distal Femur—Patella—Malleoli Course structure This 5-day, Masters-level course comprises three 1-day modules. Participants also select two from a wide choice of 1-day self-directed learning modules. Goal of the course The goal of this course is to increase knowledge and skills for 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

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2018 AOTrauma Masters Course—Current Concepts—Knee Injuries and Deformities, Davos, Switzerland

Course structure This 5-day, Masters-level course comprises three 1-day modules. Participants also select two from a wide choice of 1-day self-directed learning modules. Goal of the course The goal of this course is to present a broad perspective about the knee joint, aiming to understand the knee as an organ, constituted by specialized tissues that should work in a synergic way to promote optimal function. The concept is to integrate existing knowledge in the areas of orthopedic trauma, joint