Programs and concepts
It is never too soon or too late to learn
In order to build education that directly impacts patient health, the curriculum development process starts by first identifying the patient problems to address and the competencies required of the surgeon.
Additionally, various advances and masters courses and seminars and a variety of online educational resources ranging from free webinars and online case discussions to live lectures with top faculty around the world are available to our community.
Management of facial trauma courses
The first global educational program delivered through small case discussions, practical exercises and mini lectures
Designed for your success
This comprehensive course is designed to provide the fundamental knowledge and principles for the treatment of craniomaxillofacial fractures and their complications. The course is organized in three steps:
- Online preparation (self-assessment and self-study program)
- Face-to-face event
- Online follow-up
The face-to-face course consists of a combination of lectures, small group discussions, practical exercises and keynote lectures.
AO CMF Lighthouse Courses
Advanced level courses with human anatomical specimens
These competency-based educational events bring together expert faculty for intensive two- and three-days learning opportunities in carefully selected locations. The Lighthouse courses currently are available in Europe and the Middle East.
The primary focus of the course will be developing surgical skills by completing practical exercises on human anatomical specimens. The topics are also addressed in lectures and during interactive debates and discussions with faculty and participants.
- Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Surgery: Leiden, Netherlands
- Surgical Approaches: Padua, Italy
- Reconstructive Surgery: Berlin, Germany
- Orthognathic Surgery: Madrid, Spain
- Aesthetic and Functional Surgery of the Face and Neck: Vienna, Austria
- Mandible Trauma and Reconstruction: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Advanced Management of Facial Trauma: Düsseldorf, Germany
More topics will be announced soon.
Advanced and Masters Courses
AO CMF offers a variety of courses, seminars, and lectures around the world
Craniomaxillofacial trauma and reconstruction
Head and neck surgery and reconstruction
Orbital fractures and reconstruction
Nasoethmoidal and midface fractures
Digital planning, 3D planning, and computer-assisted surgery
Cleft lip and facial deformities surgery
Craniomaxillofacial surgery with patient-specific implants
Soft tissue management
Pediatric trauma and deformities
AO CMF offers you education wherever you are, whenever you need it!
Our digital learning packages include everything from moderated live expert case discussions, study clubs, and webinars, to self-directed learning modules on the AO video platform or AO Surgery Reference.
AO CMF members have unlimited access to a multitude of scientific journals and publications, as well as full access to all craniomaxillofacial modules on the AO Surgery Reference.
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