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BOFAS Hosted Events

This courses is designed to develop and extend the knowledge and skills of training foot and ankle surgeons. Techniques of arthroscopic surgery of the joints, ligaments and tendons of the ankle and foot will be presented and demonstrated. Basic Skills covers the more common procedures which a foot and ankle surgeon would be likely to need. Delegates will be given ample time to develop their skills in each of the areas listed below using cadaver limbs. Questions and case presentations will be encouraged with an expert and interactive faculty.

Anterior ankle
Posterior ankle 
Haglund’s surgery
Sub-talar joint
Tendoscopy
Arthroscopic Ankle fusion
1st MTP joint

 

This courses is designed to develop and extend the knowledge and skills of established foot and ankle surgeons. Techniques of arthroscopic surgery of the joints, ligaments and tendons of the ankle and foot will be presented and demonstrated. Advanced Skills covers some more advanced and emerging techniques. Delegates will be given ample time to develop their skills in each of the areas listed below using cadaver limbs. Questions and case presentations will be encouraged with an expert and interactive faculty.

1st MTP joint
Arthroscopic lateral and medial ligament repair FHL transfer
Peroneal groove and Tibialis posterior
Tarsal coalition excision
Sub-talar fusion
Chopart joint fusion

 

These courses are aimed at Higher Surgical Trainees / ST3 onwards and are designed to teach the core of Foot and Ankle surgery in an informal and interactive environment. The emphasis is on clinical examination cases, discussion groups and typical day-to-day clinic scenarios. Although not an exam preparation course, content is taught to the standard expected in the FRCS(Tr & Orth) exam; that of a day-one non-specialist orthopaedic consultant. Applications will open on 1st September 2023.

Venue - Highcliffe Marriott Hotel, st Michaels Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5DU

 

 

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BOFAS Supported Events

Ankle Arthritis Academy 2024

The UK Ankle Arthritis Academy, will be held on the Newcastle upon Tyne Quayside on 11th and 12th June 2024, designed to address the need for education and revalidation for clinicians managing ankle arthritis.  The agenda will include supramalleolar osteotomy indications and techniques, decision making in end stage ankle arthritis, primary and revision ankle arthrodesis, primary and revision total ankle arthroplasty, management of complications including prosthetic joint infection and case based discussion. The faculty include recognised experts from the UK and abroad with a broad representation of opinion. 

 

Other Upcoming Events / Courses