AO Recon provides various training opportunities for orthopedic surgeons to extend knowledge and develop competencies in joint preservation and replacement.

Educational events include courses—mostly with practical exercises in dry or wetlab— webinars and webcasts, and symposia at major congresses and society meetings.

Available courses:

Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Complex Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Complex Total Hip Arthroplasty
Complex Total Knee Arthroplasty
Periprosthetic Fracture Management of the Hip and Knee
Comprehensive Shoulder Arthroplasty
Complex Hip Arthroplasty and Preservation
Complex Knee Arthroplasty and Preservation 

Learn more about the Curriculum Taskforces and AO Recon's Curriculum Courses.
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Curriculum Taskforces and Curriculum Courses

These expert groups of arthroplasty surgeons develop the educational content for different curriculum-based AO Recon courses.