AO Foundation Course—Fundamentals of Soft-Tissue Management
Norderstedt, Germany
27 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019
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Description
This 2-day educational event comprises lectures, case-based presentations, and small group discussions. In addition, a half-day anatomical lab session (with animal models) will give participants the opportunity to advance their hands-on surgical skills. The course is built using a modular structure and designed to make it highly interactive. The soft-tissue management topics addressed are acute wounds, wounds undergoing delayed healing, non-healing (chronic) wounds, soft-tissue deformities, and scars.

This course is targeted at practicing surgeons, in all stages of their career, who are interested in furthering their knowledge and skills in soft-tissue management.


Learning objectives
Apply principles of instrument and soft-tissue handling in the surgical treatment of acute and chronic wounds
Manage the healing process, restore form and function, and minimize pain
Apply evidence-based strategies and techniques to minimize surgical-site infection
Manage tissue changes due to environmental and patient factors in acute or chronic wounds
Recognize and treat soft-tissue defects, deformities, and scars
Contributors
Salvatore Lettieri  (Chairperson)
David Volgas  (Chairperson)
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Details
ID NORDERSTEDT1909
Level Advanced
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Format Course
Content Cadaver practicals, Case studies, Debates, Lectures
Target audience CMF surgeon, Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic surgeon, Research, Rheumatologist, Spine surgeon
Registration
Closing date27 Sep 2019
Statusopen
Places36
Available places35
Online registrationClick here to register
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Pricing
Euro 1180.00 EUR
Included services
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Lunch
Course materials
Course dinner
There will be a course dinner on September 27, 2019 for all faculty and participants. Participation at the dinner is included in the registration fee. Kindly let us know if you will participate, and if you have any dietary requirements.

Contact(s)
Ms Karin Wandschura (Project Manager)
AOSpine EMEA
Project Manager
Spine
Stettbachstrasse 6
8600 Dübendorf
Switzerland
Phone+41442002418
EmailKWandschura@aospine.org
Venue
Johnson & Johnson Institute
Hummelsbütteler Steindamm 71
22851 Norderstedt near Hamburg
Germany
Phone: +49 40 5297 3200
https://jnjinstitute.com/location/hamburg-germany

The course venue is located 15-20 min. drive from Hamburg Airport.


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