Events and Courses

Browse all AOTrauma courses, seminars, and online events.

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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 Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management, Davos, Switzerland

Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to soft-tissues Assess and treat complex diaphyseal and (peri)articular fractures Demonstrate strategies for assessing and treating open fractures and soft-tissue injuries Initiate appropriate management for patients with pelvic injuries and polytrauma Recognize complications and manage these accordingly

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2018 AOTrauma Course—Managing Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injuries, Davos, Switzerland

Recognize how bone characteristics and fracture classification are different in children and adolescents compared with adults, and describe how this affects bone healing and fracture management Evaluate a range of nonsurgical and surgical options for the treatment of common pediatric fractures Manage pediatric fractures according to biological and mechanical principles and apply appropriate techniques and technologies Apply treatment strategies for pediatric fractures based on available evidence

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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

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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 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