AOSpine Principles Course—Trauma and Degenerative Spine
Haifa, Israel
30 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
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This course seeks to help inexperienced orthopedic and neurosurgical trainees, and those seeking a career in these fields the opportunity to gain an understanding in the assessment and management of common cervical and lumbar spinal conditions. Conditions resulting in degenerative or traumatic processes. It will give delegates the ability to formulate treatment strategies and understand the rationale behind these. It also offers exposure to basic spinal instrumentation and its indications as well as the risks and complications of these.

The course is based on a series of lectures, case presentations, and group discussions. The course will be supported by practical sessions in which delegates have the opportunity to practice a range of spinal instrumentation procedures on the cervical and lumbar spine. Each session will be led by an expert in the field and will offer the opportunity for discussion and hands-on experience with the commonly used spinal instrumentations.

For this event the UEMS-EACCME® in Brussels have granted 12 European CME credits (ECMEC).

Event schedule

30 January 2019 8:30-17:30 (registration 8:00-8:30)

31 January 2019 8:30-15:30


Dan Carmel Haifa Hotel

HANassi Blvd 85-87



Learning objectives
Describe the common spinal pathological conditions in trauma and degeneration
Describe the presentation and diagnosis of these conditions
Explain the decision making process for management of these patients
Describe the operative techniques and instrumentation and participate in the surgical treatment of patients
Eyal Itshayek  (Chairperson)
Claudius Thomé  (Educational Advisor)
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Type AOSpine
Level Principles
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope National
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Artificial bone practicals, Case studies, Debates, Lectures
Target audience Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic surgeon, Spine surgeon
Closing date30 Jan 2019
Available places4
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
United States Dollars 950.00 USD
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -95.00 USD 10%
Member plus discount -95.00 USD 10%
Bronze members discount -95.00 USD 10%
Silver members discount -95.00 USD 10%
Gold members discount -95.00 USD 10%
Platinum members discount -95.00 USD 10%
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Payment options and information
Preferred payment option is by credit card. You also have the option to split the credit card bill in up to 3 payments.
Should you not be able to pay by credit card and require an invoice for bank transfer, please note that there is a handling fee of 30 USD. To request an invoice, please contact our at with your complete invoice address. No option to pay in several bank transfers available.
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Ms Catherine Antonetti (Project Manager)
AO Spine ESA
Project Manager
Stettbachstrasse 6
8600 Dübendorf
Ms Keren Yaniv (Local Logistics)
AO Courses Israel

Dan Carmel Haifa Hotel

HaNassi Blvd 85-87





Accommodation is not included!

Below some Hotel suggestions, where special prices have been negotiatet. Please contact: to book your Hotel (optional to share a room with another resident).


  Dan Carmel Hotel Dan Panorama Hotel 

Double room for sharing (2 residents per room) / Price per Night/Person

 539 ILS  392 ILS
Single room / Price per Night/Person  1023 ILS  746 ILS

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