AAOS/OTA Orthopaedic Trauma Update in Tactics and Techniques

December 6-7, 2024 Rosemont, IL

Course #2403357

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Prepare to face fractures of all complexities

This popular hands-on skills course delivers the latest treatment strategies and techniques for managing fractures across the anatomical areas. A dynamic faculty of renowned trauma specialists help you modernize your treatment methods to build confidence in selecting the best option for your injured patients.

An effective blend of lectures, live surgical demonstrations, and case reviews refresh your knowledge before moving to the lab to practice open and minimally invasive surgical approaches. Procedures incorporate relevant anatomy, implant position, and clamp position for fracture fixation. 

COMING SOON Course Schedule! 

“Both decision-making principles and tactics on how to triage my trauma patients were improved by attending this course!”  - Previous Course Attendee

Spend the majority of the course in the lab practicing various techniques within:

  • Knee and Ankle Spanning External Fixation
  • Anterior and Anteriolateral Approaches to Femoral Neck
  • Distal Femur Medial and Lateral Approaches
  • Tibial Plateau Fracture Approaches
  • Leg Fasciotomies Techniques
  • Pilon/Ankle Approaches
  • Talus (Dual) and Calcaneus Approaches
  • Proximal Humerus Fracture Approaches
  • Humerus Shaft Approaches
  • Elbow Approaches
  • Forearm Approaches and Fasciotomies
  • Wrist Approaches

Course Directors

Daniel S. Horwitz, MD, FAAOS
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA

Gerald J. Lang, MD, FAAOS
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Course Faculty

  • David Goodspeed, MD, FAAOS
  • Kyle J. Jeray, MD, FAAOS
  • Clifford B. Jones, MD, FAAOS, FACS
  • Erik Kubiak, MD, FAAOS
  • Frank A. Liporace, MD, FAAOS
  • Anna N. Miller, MD, FAAOS, FACS
  • Brent L. Norris, MD, FAAOS
  • George Ochenjele, MD, FAAOS
  • Laura J. Prokuski, MD, FAAOS
  • Emily A. Wagstrom, MD, FAAOS
  • J. Tracy Watson, MD, FAAOS
    View Faculty Details.


Registration Fees

Save $200 when you register by October 6, 2024


AAOS Member, Candidate Member, Associate Member,
International Member, Emeritus Member

  • In-person: $2,499
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Resident, Post-Residency in Fellowship, U.S. Military 

  • In-person: $1,899
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

PA Member

  • In-person: $1,099
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package


Nonmember Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • In-person: $2,999
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Nonmember PA

  • In-person: $1,299
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Experience the state-of-the-art OLC Education & Conference Center

Experience the state-of-the-art OLC Education & Conference Center.

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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

Add the Course Recording for Only $199!

Supplement your notes, hear it all again for improved retention, and earn additonal CME! This self-directed web-based program lets you engage at your convenience across your devices.

Select the "Course Plus OnDemand Access" option during registration. Product will be available 60 days following the course.

Note: Course attendees will have access to the live course content for 60 days. 

The Academy would like to thank the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) for the many contributions made by its members in the presentation 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.