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CME : 31.00

AOTrauma Course - Basic Principles of Fracture Management (Jan 11 - 14, 2018)

Jan 11 - 14, 2018   |   Charlotte, North Carolina  United States Of America
Organized by : AO North America
Specialties : Orthopedics
Conference Brochure

AOTrauma Course - Basic Principles of Fracture Management is organized by AO North America and will be held during Jan 11 - 14, 2018 at Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is orthopedic fellows and residents. Practicing orthopedic surgeons interested in learning/reviewing the AO Principles also may attend. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 31.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Course Description :

This Basic Course is designed to provide the participant with a fundamental knowledge of operative treatment of fractures according to the AO principles. The course will cover the concepts of absolute and relative stability, as applied in context, of the soft tissue injury for each limb segments major fracture types. This course is the foundation for the AONA curriculum, which teaches the surgeon how to manage trauma and trauma reconstruction. The goal of this course is not to advocate the treatment of all fractures by surgical fixation, but rather to help ensure that when surgery is carried out, that it is done properly based upon principles, appropriate preoperative planning, and decision making.

Conference objectives are :

Upon completion, participants should be able to:
• Discuss the concepts of stability, their influence on bone healing, and how to apply implants to achieve appropriate stability
• Plan a treatment based on assessment, imaging, classification and decision making
• Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to the importance of the soft tissue • Plan the initial treatment of a polytraumatized patient
• Apply related psychomotor skills to the practical application of orthopaedic implants to fractured bones

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Richard J. Myers
Richard J. Myers

Orthopedic Surgery

Russell J. Norris
Russell J. Norris

Orthopedic Surgery

Andrew Marcantonio
Andrew Marcantonio

Orthopedic Surgery

Lee R. Leddy
Lee R. Leddy

Orthopedic Surgery

Registration Desk

Contact No. 610-993-5100,
(610) 695-2459

Conference Fee Details

Conference Fee : USD $1495.00
Early Fee : NA
Early Fee Last date : NA

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Venue Address

Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
555 South McDowell Street, South Tower
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States Of America

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