AAOS/OTA Orthopaedic Trauma Update in Tactics and Techniques

November 30- December 1, 2018 
OLC Education & Conference Center
Rosemont, IL





Course Directors


Dr. Merk
Bradley R. Merk, MD
Northwestern School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Dr. Prokuski
Laura J. Prokuski, MD
Sonoran Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons
Scottsdale, AZ



OTA members are eligible to receive the special AAOS member price.
This offer is exclusively available by contacting AAOS Customer Service at 1-800-626-6726.

Improve your skills and learn the tactics and techniques needed to successfully manage fractures of all complexities!
This robust course presents current concepts in anatomical approaches and treatment strategies, so you can modernize your treatment methods and feel confident in selecting the best option for your injured patients. Spend the majority of the course in the cadaver lab executing open and minimally invasive surgical approaches focusing on relevant anatomy, implant position, and clamp position for fracture fixation.

Bring your PA for a unique opportunity to work together and strengthen your performance as a team!
PAs can attend lectures, view surgical demonstrations, and observe in the lab. Please note: PAs must register with an orthopaedic surgeon by calling AAOS Customer Service at 1-800-626-6726 and providing the name of the surgeon that is registered for the course.


Experience the state-of-the-art OLC Education & Conference Center.
Take a virtual tour here!

The OLC provides a world-class clinical setting for physicians, surgeons and medical professionals from around the world to develop new skills and advance surgical skills. The spacious bio-skills lab is designed for hands-on teaching and offers the most expansive learning environment of its kind anywhere, including:
  • Twenty-four fully equipped workstations
  • A large-format high-definition display with 80” LED displays and 30’ wide screens
  • A separate demonstration area equipped with three HD broadcast cameras, with one on a jimmy jib to enable overhead shots
  • A staging/cleaning room for instrumentation and equipment
  • A decontamination room for instrumentation and equipment cleansing
  • Dynamic display monitors throughout the facility show event schedules, airline flight information, and other pertinent meeting content
  • On-site locker rooms for participants to change and secure personal belongings
  • Ample pre-function space for networking breaks and receptions

Registration Fees

Nonmember Orthopaedic Surgeon/International Nonmember AAOS/OTA Member/Candidate Member/International Member/Emeritus Member AAOS/OTA Resident Member/Resident/Post-Residency Fellow/Military Physician Assistant
$2,369 $1,769 $1,469 $979

Program Information

Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
  • Perform procedures associated with acute trauma call responsibilities of the upper and lower extremity
  • Avoid complications such as infection, implant failure, and nonunions
  • Execute open and minimally invasive surgical approaches focusing on relevant anatomy, implant position, and clamp position for fracture fixation
  • Manage patient cases involving fracture specific timing, staging principles and positioning methods

Course Highlights Include:
  • State-of-the-art cadaver lab
  • Guidance from the experts one-on-one and in group sessions
  • How to avoid complications such as infection, implant failure, and nonunions
  • Bring your cases for discussion!

Orthopaedic trauma specialists and general orthopaedic surgeons who take trauma or fracture call.

Refund Policy

Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service at: customerservice@aaos.org or mail to AAOS, 9400 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018.

Course cancellations are subject to the following refund policy. Webinars and Webcast registration fees are non-refundable (you will be notified if a replay is available to watch at a later date convenient for you).


Days Prior to Course Start Date Refund
30+ Days Registration fee less $150 cancellation fee
29 to 15 days 50% refund
14 days or less No refund
Course Cancellation

The Academy reserves the right to cancel a course thirty (30) days prior to the course start date. Any person who has registered for the course will be notified by email at the address noted in the AAOS member database. A telephone call will also be made to each registrant for whom a number is available. Persons whose registration is received after a course is cancelled will be notified by telephone and email. Registration fees will be refunded in full. However, other costs incurred by the registrant, such as airline or hotel penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

For additional information or to register, call AAOS Customer Service Department at 1 (800) 626-6726 (US & Canada) or 1-847-823-7186 for outside US & Canada Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM CT or email: custserv@aaos.org.

The Academy would like to thank the Orthopaedic Trauma association for the many contributions made by its members in the production of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications. This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.

The Academy would like to thank the Orthopaedic Trauma Association for the many contributions made by its members in the production of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications. This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.

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