Registration now open: Great learning opportunities await
AO Trauma Middle East and Northern Africa Regional Courses, October 11–15, 2019 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
04 July 2019
Now is the time to register for a highly relevant slate of AO Trauma Middle East and Northern Africa (AOTMENA) Regional Courses, to take place October 11–15 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The regional courses have become established as key educational events and, as AOTMENA celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, they continue to represent a golden opportunity for participants to take their skills to the next level.
AO Trauma Masters Course—Hand and Wrist
(with anatomical specimens)
This masters-level course is targeted to surgeons at the threshold of becoming independent as well as surgeons taking over decision-making responsibility for the treatment of hand and wrist injuries. Course participants will practice some of the most common hand and wrist approaches in order to become familiar with selected surgical approaches and to develop their understanding of hand and wrist anatomy.
Participants must have already completed the AO Trauma Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management and be actively involved in trauma management.
AO Trauma Regional Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management
The course will focus on biological principles of operative techniques offering alternative methods while emphasizing minimally invasive surgery whenever possible. Advanced techniques using locking compression plates and latest-generation intramedullary nails will be explored and corresponding practicals will reinforce application of these techniques. Management of complex articular and metaphyseal fractures and reconstructive orthopedics, including the management of pelvic and acetabular fractures, will be addressed.
Participants must have already completed the AO Trauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management and be actively involved in trauma management.
AO Trauma Regional Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management
The course teaches fundamental principles and current concepts in the treatment of injuries, incorporating the latest techniques in operative fracture management. This course, which is the initial step along the path of lifelong learning in the area of operative fracture management, focuses primarily on the basic principles of fracture management.
AO Trauma Regional Masters Course—Lower Extremity
(with anatomical specimen)
Participants in this masters-level course will increase their knowledge and skills in the management of difficult and complex cases. State-of-the-art techniques and approaches, best practices for treatment, and the management of lower extremity fractures will all be addressed at a high level.
Participants must have completed the AO Trauma Basic Principles and Advanced Principles courses. They must be actively involved in orthopedic trauma management.
AO Trauma Regional Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management for ORP
The advanced-level course for operating room personnel (ORP) is based on current trends and concepts. The course will focus on the surgical treatment and intraoperative nursing care of complex fractures.
AO Trauma/AORecon Course—Comprehensive Periprosthetic Fracture Management of the Hip and Knee
AO Recon Course—Complex Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
(with anatomical specimens)
This advanced level course teaches current concepts in the treatment of patients with a need for revision or complex primary arthroplasty in the hip and knee. The training comprises seven modules of multiple topics including lectures, case discussions and practical exercises. It is targeted at certified, experienced orthopedic surgeons.
Self-Directed Learning Day
As part of the AO Trauma Middle East and Northern Africa Regional Courses, participants are required to select one of the following Self-Directed Learning Day opportunities that will take place during the courses. Selection of the preferred Self-Directed Learning Day module can be completed during online registration: