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.
Please check this link for current dates as program dates are subject to change.
Draft timetables
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