AO Trauma NA Hand Course—Hand and Wrist Fracture Management
Analyze hand and wrist fractures and apply treatment methodologies based upon comprehensive fracture management principles.
Multiple dates and locations available.
Upcoming event: September 17, 2022, Cleveland, Ohio
This course is designed to teach participants at every level of training and practice to systematically analyze hand and wrist fractures and to apply a treatment methodology based upon fracture management principles rather than upon any one implant, group of implants or singular universal technique.
Learning will be delivered through
Upon completion of this event, participants will be able to Differentiate between management of non-operative fractures and fractures that need operative stabilization Describe the indications for internal fixation of hand and wrist fractures, and the criteria for implant selection Identify alternative fixation methods and their role in fracture management Explain the importance of soft tissue preservation in the operative management of unstable hand fractures
Who should attend
Surgeons, hand fellows, and residents in plastic, orthopedic, and general surgery.