Course Directors: Bradley R. Merk, MD & Laura J. Prokuski, MD
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.
PA/Surgical Assist: The discounted registration fee of $969 applies only to a PA/Surgical Assist who registers with their orthopaedic surgeon. A PA/Surgical Assist will work side-by-side with their orthopaedic surgeon during the hands-on skills labs.
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