Events and Courses

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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—Acetabular, Proximal and Distal Femur & Tibial 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 Course—Lower limb

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 Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management for Swiss Surgeons, Davos, Switzerland

  Chairpersons Daniel Petek Hôpital Cantonal Fribourg, Switzerland   Näder Helmy Bürgerspital Solothurn,Switzerland Goal of the course The AOTrauma Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management for Swiss Surgeons is part of the newly developed educational program teaching current concepts and fundamental principles in the treatment of injuries incorporating the latest techniques in operative fracture management. The AOTrauma Advanced Principles course builds upon the AO Principles and

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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 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