AO Trauma NA Basic Principles of Fracture Management

Learn to apply the AO principles of fracture management to trauma and trauma reconstruction.

Multiple dates and locations available.

Description

Basic Principles of Fracture Management is the foundation for the AO Trauma North America curriculum and is designed to teach surgeons how to manage trauma and trauma reconstruction according to the AO principles. 

Participants will get hands-on practice and gain fundamental experience in preoperative planning, decision-making, and surgical approaches.

Learning will be delivered through

  • Self-study pre-recorded lectures and online discussion forums (four weeks prior to course)
  • Live online module review and small group discussion
  • Face-to-face (in person) practical lab with fireside chats

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
    Discuss the concepts of stability, their influence on bone healing, and how to apply implants to achieve appropriate stability
    Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to the importance of the soft-tissue
    Apply related psychomotor skills to the practical application of orthopedic implants to fractured bones

  • Prerequisites

    Trauma residents PGY 2-8 and fellows.

  • Who should attend

    Those who have taken AO Trauma NA Basic Principles of Fracture Management Essentials - Online must complete one of the in-person AO Trauma NA Basic Principles Practical Labs to receive full credit for the course.

Event calendar

Course/Event Date Location Register 
Basic Principles of Fracture Management Blended Jul 30-Sep 11, 2022 Toronto, Ontario and online Register
Basic Principles of Fracture Management Blended
Sep 17-Nov 06, 2022 Glendale, Arizona and online Register
Basic Principles of Fracture Management Sep 23-25, 2022 La Jolla, California Register
Basic Principles of Fracture Management Jan 12-14, 2023 Charlotte, North Carolina Register
Basic Principles of Fracture Management Feb 16-18, 2023 San Diego, California Register
Basic Principles of Fracture Management May 19-21, 2023 New Orleans, Louisiana Register
Basic Principles of Fracture Management Jun 1-3, 2023 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Register
Basic Principles of Fracture Management Aug 24-26, 2023 Bellevue, Washington Register
Basic Principles of Fracture Management Sep 7-9, 2023 Houston, Texas Register
Basic Principles of Fracture Management Oct 5-7, 2023 Jacksonville, Florida Register
Basic Principles of Fracture Management Nov 17-19, 2023 San Diego, California Register