Course Directors: Bradley R. Merk, MD and Laura J. Prokuski, MD
"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."
Expand your skill set and build your confidence in the management of familiar to complex fractures!
From ankle and syndesmostic injuries to tips and tricks for nailing long bones, plus complex fractures such as pelvic and acetabular injuries and pilon fractures, this course will give you the hands-on skills, tactics, and techniques you need to successfully manage fractures of all complexities.
At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
• Perform procedures associated with acute trauma call responsibilities of the upper and
• 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