Basic Principles of Fracture Management for ORP

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Surgeon xyz

This course teaches fundamental principles and current concepts in the treatment of injuries in relation to pre, per and post-operative nursing and planning.

Top national, regional, and international faculty

2 days in duration

For newly certified orthopedic surgeons

The first and important step to enhance your career

CME credits

Course content

  • Course modules
    • Module 1—General Principles
    • Module 2—Diaphyseal Fractures
    • Module 3—Joint Fractures
    • Module 4—Proximal Femoral Fractures
    • Module 5—Complications
    • Module 6—Other Anatomical Regions
  • Practical exercises
    • Internal fixation with screws and plate—absolute stability
    • Internal fixation of a distal tibial fracture using a locking compression plate
    • Intramedullary nailing of the tibial shaft with reaming
      OR
      Tibial shaft fractures─closed reduction and reamed intramedullary nailing (depending on date and location)
    • External fixation of a tibial shaft fracture
    • Internal fixation of an olecranon fracture with tension band wiring
    • Internal fixation of a proximal femoral fracture
    • Internal fixation of a malleolar fracture
    • Internal fixation of a forearm shaft fracture
  • Small Group discussions
    • Perioperative preparation for an osteosynthesis of a distal femoral fracture.
    • Perioperative preparation for an osteosynthesis of a shaft fracture
    • Perioperative preparation for an osteosynthesis of the proximal femur
    • Infection control
    • Perioperative preparation for an osteosynthesis of a malleolar fracture
    • Perioperative preparation for an osteosynthesis of a forearm shaft fracture
  • 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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