Press Release for BOA Congress 2013

23 June 2013

 BOA Congress 2013
 
The BOA would like to invite you to attend their 2013 Annual Congress, register online now and join the 1200 delegates who have registered so far.
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BOA Annual Congress 2013

One Stop Revalidation Facility
Encompassing the Orthopaedic biosphere with the assistance of the many specialist societies to create a programme packed full of high quality Instructional/Revalidation seminars on a wide range of topics which will build over a 5 year period into a comprehensive programme of educational material.

NEW THIS YEAR

Trauma Boot Camp – Wednesday 2nd / Friday 4th October
Addressing contentious topics and problems highlighted by the non-specialists on trauma rotas across the nation. The sessions will give an immediate summary of the latest opinion then focus on interactive case-based discussions to highlight the areas of controversy.
 
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) in research – Wednesday 2nd October
GCP certification is a bit like ATLS for research, with a requirement for regular recertification. R&D departments of NHS hospitals are now actively monitoring this as a research governance requirement. Places are limited to 60 for this course.
 
Clinical Examinations Skills Course – Friday 4th October
Covers techniques suitable for core and higher surgical trainees. Any orthopaedic surgeons wishing to refresh their skills, especially those involved in teaching trainees in their own departments, will find this useful.
 
GP Day – Tuesday 1st October
Orthopaedic Conditions in Primary Care - Helping you Diagnose and refer your patients appropriately. Helping fill the Information Gap between Primary and Secondary Care in Orthopaedics. For all GPs and anyone involved in the Commissioning of healthcare.
Highlighting new evidence-based referral pathways for common orthopaedic conditions.
With emphasis on – Examination | Tips for making the Diagnosis | Appropriate Investigations | Appropriate Treatment (including injection) | When to Refer

Lectures

Presidential Guest Lecture
Henrik Malchau, MD [Massachusetts]
Putting Evidence into Action
Dr. Malchau is a hip and knee replacement surgeon, specialising in advanced primary and revision hip replacement surgery.

Howard Steel Lecture
Mark Stevenson [London]
Futurologist and author of ‘An Optimist's Tour of the Future’
British author, comedian, businessman, public speaker and futurologist, as well as a former semi-professional musician.

Walter Mercer Lecture
Professor J D Hutchison [VP RCSEd, Regius Chair of Surgery, University of Aberdeen]
Lessons from beyond the grave
Professor is a regular Congress attendee and specialises in research of the basic science of bone, fracture healing, hip fractures and hip replacements.


Location & Accommodation
ICC Birmingham
Broad Street Birmingham, West Midlands B1 2EA
The International Convention Centre is a major conference venue in central Birmingham. Accessible by road or rail, and also within easy reach of one of the country’s main international airports.

Accommodation
If you would like to book a hotel, or have a query on your TSC booking, please
contact TSC Solutions - Tel. +44 (0) 1335 345 655 or Fax +44 (0)1335 348 114
Main Conference Hotel: Hyatt Regency

BOA Congress 2013