Events and Courses

Browse all AOTrauma courses, seminars, and online events.

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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—Foot and Ankle, Davos, Switzerland

Identify the characteristics of complex foot and ankle fractures, dislocations, deformities and disorders Apply appropriate diagnostic tools to adequately assess foot and ankle injuries and deformities Formulate the principles for surgical techniques to treat traumatic injuries, deformities, and disorders of the ankle, hindfoot, midfoot, and forefoot Use clinical and x-ray data to formulate an individual treatment plan Integrate the management of soft-tissue, tendon, and cartilage pathologies

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2018 AOTrauma Masters Course—Current Concepts—Hand and Wrist, Davos, Switzerland

Including Fractures around the Elbow Course structure This 4-day, Masters-level course comprises three 1-day modules. Participants also select one 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

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2018 AOTrauma Masters Course—Current Concepts—Upper Extremity, 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 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 Participants must have completed the

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2018 AOTrauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management, Davos, Switzerland

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 Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to the importance of the soft-tissue Use appropriate fixation techniques to treat diaphyseal and simple (peri)articular fractures Identify and discuss the special problems related to fractures in the immature skeleton, pelvic

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

Proximal Femur–Tibial Pilon–Tibial Plateau Course structure This 5-day, Masters-level course comprises four 1-day modules. Participants also select one 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

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2018 AOTrauma Masters Course—Current Concepts—Tips from the Masters, Davos, Switzerland

Difficult Cases through the Eyes of Master Surgeons Course structure This 5-day, Masters-level course comprises three 1-day modules. Participants also select two modules from a wide choice of 1-day self-directed learning modules. Goal of the course The course will demonstrate how senior AO surgeons collect data, organize and use evidence-based medicine to plan, and operationalize a very tough clinical trauma case. This will be shown in multiple ways in different anatomical scenarios so

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2018 AOTrauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management for Swiss Surgeons, Davos, Switzerland

Chairperson: Eric Thein                                  Michael Dietrich Lausanne, Switzerland              Zurich, Switzerland   Goal of the course The AOTrauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management  for Swiss Surgeons  is part of a newly developed educational program teaching  fundamental principles and current concepts in the treatment of injuries, incorporating the latest techniques in operative fracture management. The AOTrauma Basic Principles course is the initial step along the

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AOTrauma Course—Shoulder & Elbow

Interested in becoming more skilled in managing shoulder trauma? This two and a half day course will provide an opportunity to review all the shoulder and elbow approaches that may be required for trauma cases in the cadaveric lab, and discuss the management of common trauma cases with experts from Europe and the UK.  The course is based on small discussion group sessions, cadaveric lab sessions and short lectures. Target participants are:   Consultants managing general trauma including shoulder