Post Graduate Course

Thursday, July 12, 2018
The Anatomy of Orthopedic Trauma
Morehouse School of Medicine
720 Westview Drive SW
Atlanta, GA 

Description: 

This course will provide a general overview of orthopedic trauma situations and methods utilized to address those. Participants will rotate through four laboratory stations during the day, practicing orthopedic procedures on human cadavers and/or artificial bones. Gloves, disposable gowns, masks, and shoe covers will be provided.

The four stations will be:

  1. Femoral neck fracture repair
  2. Distal radius open reduction
  3. Intramedullary rodding of the tibia
  4. Ankle fracture and syndesmosis repair

Preliminary Schedule:

8:00 - 9:00 am

Arrival, registration, and breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 am

Introductory lecture and discussion on the anatomy of the trauma from an orthopedic perspective

10:00 - 11:00 am

Cadaver Stations 

11:00 - 12:00 pm

Cadaver Stations 

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Cadaver Stations 

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Cadaver Stations

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Wrap up and Departure 

Registration can be done using the online registration form

  • $375 Members
  • $425 Non-Members

A chartered bus will be provided, but if you plan on driving separately, please let Caitlin Hyatt know and see driving directions below:

Grand Hyatt Buckhead (3300 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, 30305) to Morehouse School of Medicine (720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, 30310)

  1. From front entrance of hotel, turn right (south) onto Peachtree Road.
  2. Turn right onto Piedmont Road (very short distance from the hotel).
  3. Turn right onto Lenox Road (just after a Chipotle Mexican Grill on the left).
  4. Turn right onto GA-400 south. GA-400 will end after a couple of miles by merging into I-85.
  5. Continue onto I-85 south.
  6. Continue on I-85 south through downtown Atlanta to I-20 west. This exit is to the right.
  7. Continue on I-20 west to the Lee Street exit (exit #55B). This is the first exit off I-20 west.
  8. Turn right onto Lee Street at the end of the exit ramp. There is an old brick church on the corner.
  9. MSM is on the right immediately past the church. Turn into the driveway with the Security booth. Tell Security guard you are here for the anatomy conference. Security will give you parking directions.