Course Directors: Paul Tornetta, III, MD and J. Tracy Watson, MD
Engage in critical thinking and expand your trauma acumen with the operative and nonoperative trauma updates you need to stay current when you take call.
You pick the topics. We bring the expertise.
Faculty share current knowledge and insights on some pre-selected topics, including fracture management, infection, bone grafts, compartment syndrome and more. You guide a portion of this unique course by voting in advance on your preferred topics to complete the program, creating a unique experience around the most popular selections.
Improve practice performance and build valuable skills through engaging debates, case reviews with surgical approaches and fixation strategies, hands-on bone model labs, rotating small group discussions, and surgical videos. Tap into your faculty’s trauma expertise and insights with your personally challenging cases for solutions and decision-making.
At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
• Review the appropriate care and treatment options for common yet often complex fractures and injury patterns
• Apply different algorithms for the evaluation of common traumatic injuries based on diagnostic modalities and treatment options, with an emphasis on current concepts of surgical management
• Identify indications and surgical approaches for anatomic specific fractures
• Discuss contemporary fracture fixation strategies
• Manage post-operative care for the patient with traumatic injuries