Tools & resources
Totara is AO North America’s learning management system (LMS). Totara provides a robust digital learning environment for faculty and participants involved in online and blended courses. Totara can host video content, files, online discussion forums, assessments, wikis, live chats, and any other digital instructional materials developed by AO NA faculty.
Totara utilizes a single sign-on system, meaning users log in to Totara with their AO NA account.
- You must be enrolled as a faculty member or participant in a course/group employing the platform
- Log in to your AO NA dashboard and scroll down to find the course
- Locate the blue button marked “Start Online Learning” next to the course name
- Press this button to open the course in Totara
- Access additional resources within Totara by selecting the “Dashboard” tab
AO NA digital assets library (WIDEN)
The AO NA digital asset library is an indexed catalog of diverse digital assets available to learners and faculty. Here you will find power point presentations, procedural videos, case discussion recordings, and other instructional materials developed by AO NA faculty and delivered at our face to face and online events.
To access Widen, first login at the top right of this page. Find the "Tools" menu across from your name and then select "Search Teaching Materials" from the list of options presented.
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Faculty Resource Center
AO faculty development programs provide surgeons an evidence-based framework to adopt as they teach and interact with AO NA learners. The faculty resource center includes curricula, course packages, teaching guides, checklists and other resources that support delivering quality learning experiences.
Trauma, Spine, CMF and VET have their own faculty resource centers that are accessible to faculty upon logging into the website.