Advanced Principles of Fracture Management for ORP

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This course teaches fundamental principles and current concepts in the treatment of injuries, incorporating the latest techniques in operative fracture management. During the entire course, pre, per and post-operative nursing and planning remains central and fundamental.

Top national, regional, and international faculty

2-3 days in duration

For operating room personnel (advanced)

Network with colleagues from all over the world

CME credits

Course content

  • Course modules
    • Module 1—General principles
    • Module 2—The polytrauma patient
    • Module 3—Distal femur
    • Module 4—Geriatric patients
    • Module 5—Pediatric patients
    • Module 6—Malleolar fractures
    • Module 7—Forearm fractures
    • Module 8—Wrist
    • Module 9— Osteosynthesis involving a joint
    • Module 10—Complications
    • Module 11—Others: Patient safety, leadership
  • Practical exercises
    • Stabilization of the pelvic ring using a large external fixator
    • Application of the large distractor
    • Intramedullary nailing of a femoral shaft with reaming
    • Internal fixation of proximal humeral fracture
    • Internal fixation of a femoral shaft fracture in a child
    • Internal fixation of a malleolar fracture
    • Internal fixation of a forearm shaft fracture
    • Internal fixation of a distal intraarticular fracture of the radius
    • Internal fixation of an olecranon fracture with tension band wiring
  • Small Group discussions
    • The polytrauma patient─Setting priorities
    • Patient with a femoral fracture
    • Osteosynthesis in pediatric patients
    • Perioperative preparation for an osteosynthesis of a malleolar fracture
    • Perioperative preparation for an osteosynthesis of a forearm shaft fracture
    • Difficult cases and troubleshooting
  • AO Skills Lab
    • Soft-tissue penetration during drilling
    • Techniques of reduction
    • Damaged implant removal

Course details may be subject to change. Please check your chosen date and location for the detailed program.

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