Basic Principles of Fracture Management Practical Labs - Boston 2021

Apply the AO principles of fracture management with hands-on lab exercises. Two sessions available: August 26-27 and 28-29

Registration is currently only open to participants completing the Basic Principles of Fracture Management courses from Sep 2020, Feb 2021, and Apr 2021. Participants must complete this in-person lab to fulfill the requirements for the course. Those unable to attend this lab will need to attend another Basic Principles of Fracture Management Practical Lab to complete requirements.

  • Description

    Basic Principles of Fracture Management is the foundation for the AO Trauma North America curriculum, which teaches the surgeon how to manage trauma and trauma reconstruction. 

    This course will provide opportunities for hands-on practice with operative treatment of fractures so participants may carry out surgery based upon appropriate preoperative planning, decision-making, and surgical approaches.

    All AO North America resident courses are developed and consistent with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies and specialty-specific Milestones program.

    Learning will be delivered through

    • Didactic case-based presentations
    • Group discussions
    • Surgical techniques practice on artificial bones with a 4:1 participant-to-faculty ratio
  • Learning objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to
    Discuss the concepts of stability, their influence on bone healing, and how to apply implants to achieve appropriate stability
    Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to the importance of the soft-tissue
    Apply related psychomotor skills to the practical application of orthopedic implants to fractured bones

  • Who should attend

    Trauma residents PGY 2-8 and fellows.

  • Prerequisites

    Basic Principles of Fracture Management Essentials Online.

  • Location, times, and tuition


    Date and time

    • August 26-27 and 28-29, 2021


    • Resident: USD $750.00
    • Attending: USD $850.00

Course Chairs

Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD

Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD

University of Michigan

Greg Osgood, MD, FACS, FAAOS

Greg Osgood, MD, FACS, FAAOS

Johns Hopkins University

Register now for Basic Principles Lab
Boston - Session 1 (Aug 26-27)

Register now for Basic Principles Lab
Boston - Session 1 (Aug 28-29)

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