Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

December 3, 2020 - December 5, 2020

Course description

The online course is delivered in three modules divided in five online sessions of 90 minutes. Each module consists of online lectures, polling questions, small group discussions in breakout rooms (eight participants with two faculty.)

Module 1: Perioperative Management of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Module 2: Performing Total Hip Arthroplasty

Module 3: Performing Total Knee Arthroplasty


Bas Masri


George Macheras


Course goal

The AO Recon Online Course—Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty teaches fundamental principles and current concepts in the treatment of patients with a need for primary arthroplasty in the hip and knee. This course is the initial step along the path of lifelong learning in the area of joint arthroplasty. Based on a patient-centered approach, this course focuses on the key principles of primary arthroplasty.


Target participants

This course is targeted at newly certified orthopedic surgeons and advanced orthopedic surgical trainees.


Learning objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

•           Identify patient’s reconstructive surgery needs.

•           Adopt a patient-centered approach.

•           Anticipate, recognize, and stratify potential complications.

•           Describe and discuss safe and effective procedures for primary arthroplasty.

•           Discuss the management of early and late problems or complications.

•           Communicate and facilitate a multidisciplinary team-based approach.

•           Apply best practice to optimize and document patient outcomes.


CHF 275.-

Credit card and invoice payment available

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