AO Trauma Competency-Based Curriculum Courses
Learn more about the AO Trauma’s competency-based curriculum courses and explore our educational events.
The competency-based AO Trauma curricula and the content for the AO Trauma courses are developed in a backward-planning process, ensuring that our education is focused on addressing patient problems and improving patient care.
Collaborative expert input is the foundation for building exceptional educational activities, integrating sound adult education concepts. A robust global framework supports the consistent delivery of core concepts globally and the adherence to highest-quality standards.
A taskforce of surgeon experts, appointed by the Education Forum and supported by the AO Education Institute, continuously integrates new best practices from educational research into the dynamic programs to ensure a continuous improvement process, fuelled by ongoing assessment and evaluation.
AO Trauma Curriculum Courses
This program offers a wide range of face-to-face and self-directed learning in orthopedic trauma management.
Foot and ankle
These courses teach current concepts and techniques of complex foot and ankle surgery, aiming at full functional restoration of the injured foot.
Explore the interdisciplinary program related to fragility fractures and orthogeriatrics.
Hand and wrist
Discover the latest techniques and best practices in operative fracture management.
Operating Room Personnel (ORP)
This program provides competency-based education for ORP (nurses & technicians) to develop expertise in traumatology.
Program jointly developed by a committee of surgeon experts from both orthopedic trauma and reconstructive surgery