AO Trauma NA Advanced Principles of Fracture Management

Expand your knowledge of complex fractures and fracture complications through hands-on experience practicing preoperative planning and newly-learned surgical techniques.

Multiple dates and locations available.

Description

The Advanced Principles of Fracture Management course explores the treatment of complex fractures and fracture complications. Participants will gain hands-on experience practicing newly-learned techniques and develop skills related to preoperative planning and latest fixation techniques for treating malunions and nonunions.

Learning will be delivered through

  • Didactic case-based presentations
  • Group discussions
  • Surgical techniques practice on artificial bones with a 4:1 participant-to-faculty ratio
     

All AO North America resident courses are developed and consistent with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies and specialty-specific Milestones program.

 

Directly provided by AO North America.

  • Learning objectives
    Upon completion of this event, participants will be able to
    Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to soft tissue
    Assess and treat complex diaphyseal and (peri)articular fractures using advanced application techniques
    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 accordingly

  • Prerequisites

    AO Trauma Basic Principles of Fracture Management course, as familiarity and competence with instrumentation and techniques will be assumed.

Event calendar

Course/Event Date Location Register 
Advanced Principles of Fracture Management Blended Course Aug 13-Sep 11, 2022 Toronto, Ontario and Online Register
Advanced Principles of Fracture Management Practical Lab Sep 10-11, 2022 Toronto, Ontario Register
Advanced Principles of Fracture Management Blended Course Oct 8-Nov 6, 2022 Glendale, Arizona and Online Register
Advanced Principles of Fracture Management Practical Lab Nov 5-6, 2022 Glendale, Arizona Register
Advanced Principles of Fracture Management Blended Course Feb 16-18, 2023 San Diego, California Register
Advanced Principles of Fracture Management Blended Course May 19-21, 2023 New Orleans, Louisiana Register
Advanced Principles of Fracture Management Blended Course Oct 5-7, 2023 Jacksonville, Florida Register