Training

Training
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Training will be delivered through LIVE – IN modules.
These modules will be delivered at different training locations throughout the Pacific Islands
These will be of 3 weeks duration and held twice a year in February and August.
The course duration will be 3-4 years.
In addition candidates will have mentoring and supervision visits including support by email and Skype and Moodle(web based learning platform).
The Introductory course will be held every 2 years. It will alternate with the Trauma course.
Candidates may only commence training with the Introductory course or the Trauma course each February.
Introductory course
Professional development & Infection & Inflammation
Hip
Trauma
Paediatrics
Tumour
Knee
Upper limb
Spine
Foot & ankle
If you are an orthopaedic surgeon and would like to help us with providing training during the live -in modules please contact us. Please advise which dates you are available and which topics you wish to teach. We will contact you for a CV and will confirm in writing if we can use your skills. Lecturers provide their services on a pro bono basis.
DRAFT AGREEMENT BETWEEN PIOA AND MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Please click here for a copy of the training agreement that needs to be signed before a candidate can be accepted for training