CANCELLED AO Spine Principles Course—Spine Surgery, Foundations for Learning and Development
Melbourne, New South Wales, Australia
21 Nov 2020 - 22 Nov 2020
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Target Participants

Learners with < 3 years of spine surgery experience or surgical residents / fellows undergoing training.

Course Objectives

The course aims to teach principal concepts based on case presentations of common spinal conditions and their management. Hands-on sawbones workshops will provide an opportunity to handle and use common spinal instruments and implants.

Course Description

Surgical principals in management of: Acute spinal trauma, Degenerative disc disease, Spinal tumours, Scoliosis, Chiari I,Infections, Common spinal complications and Medical legal issues in spinal surgery.

Event program
Learning objectives
Spinal trauma - Classify the injury according to fracture morphology, instability, and neurological status
Spinal trauma – Apply evidence-based decision making to the management of the patient
Tumor - Recognize the presence or possibility of spinal instability
Tumor - Perform specific surgical interventions
Degeneration - Use evidence-based decision making when recommending operative and nonoperative interventions
Infection - Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests to confirm infection and identify the causative organism
Deformity – Order and interpret appropriate imaging to assess spinal balance, flexibility, and spinal cord anomalies
Hamish Deverall FRACS MBChB  (Chairperson)
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ID AOSPINE10010663
Type AOSpine
Level Principles
Region Asia Pacific
Language(s) English
Scope National
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Content Artificial bone practicals, Case studies, Lectures
For participants fromAustralia / New Zealand
Closing date21 Nov 2020
Statusnot open yet
Available places5
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
United States Dollars 990.00 USD
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -99.00 USD 10%
Member plus discount -99.00 USD 10%
Bronze members discount -99.00 USD 10%
Silver members discount -99.00 USD 10%
Gold members discount -99.00 USD 10%
Platinum members discount -99.00 USD 10%
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Payment options and information
AO Spine member rate after 29 Feb: USD 890
Non-member rate after 29 Feb: USD 990
Ms Lynn Lam (Project Manager)
AO Spine Asia Pacific
Project Manager
AO Spine
Unit 1310-11, Tower 1, Millennium City 1, 388 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
n/a Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Phone+852 2581 1755
Mobile+852 5279 2500
Ms Carly Stungo (AO Course - Australia )
J&J Medical Pty Ltd
AO Courses Australia
Level 4, 31 Dalmore Drive
3179 Scoresby
Phone+61 404 498053
Mobile+61 404 498053

Intercontinental Melbourne the Rialto

495 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

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NB Accommodation is NOT included in registration.

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1st Announcement (Feb 2020) (1446kb)
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