COVID-19: AO resources for surgeons
COVID-19 presents everyone working in health care with a complex array of challenges, from high personal risks of exposure to the virus, to complications in treating patients, and changes to established treatment patterns. Explore the resources we are developing to meet the diverse needs emerging across our network.
Access online learning resources
We respect the need to reduce face-to-face interaction in the international measures to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whatever your field, we offer high-quality education and training resources online. The range of modules on offer is expanding. Get the latest in your field!
From the Frontline: a COVID-19 special report
Watch earlier editions:
AO Trauma from the frontline: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Challenges in Orthopedic Surgery during COVID-19
From the frontline: a COVID-19 special report on stress and grief management during the crisis
From the frontline: a COVID-19 Africa special report on harnessing innovation to manage resources.
AO VET from the frontline: Animals, SARS-CoV-2, and humans—A delicate interplay with indelicate consequences
Managing staff, trainees, and residents
Corona Pandemic and Surgery
Epidemiology, resource pressure
Preparedness in Latin America
PPE in surgical and dental care
How prepared are we?
myAO: your digital gateway to expertise, education, and innovation
myAO offers you intuitive access to dependable knowledge when you need it. It is your pathway to personalized knowledge, critical insights from clinical experts, and verified videos on demand.
Everyone at myAO recognizes the need within our community for verified content relating to COVID-19. The myAO COVID-19 Information Hub has been created in response to overwhelming demand from across our network for access to verified information about the virus in a clinical setting. Curated by volunteer surgeons, these collections are continually being developed and improved.
Explore the myAO resources:
AO Spine Webinar—The COVID-19 Pandemic: The role of the spine surgeon
AO Spine Webinar—The COVID-19 Pandemic: Effects on daily practice in spine surgery & updates from all regions
The Global Impact of COVID-19 on Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons
A publication summarizing the results of a survey based on the input of more than 500 surgeons
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