European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society

EPOS Advanced Course on Motion Analysis for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons in collaboration with ESMAC

Course name EPOS Advanced Course on Motion Analysis for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons in collaboration with ESMAC
Location and Date 11-13 May 2022 | Orthopaedic Hospital Speising, Vienna, Austria
Theme Paediatric Orthopaedics
Scientific Programme PDF Document | 8 pages | 188Kb
Registration: https://otcommunity.m-anage.com/Home/Index/Event/may22/en-GB
Objectives of the course
  1. Get an understanding of basic biomechanics of movement and especially gait.
  2. Learn the principals and methods of standard clinical gait analysis.   
  3. Learn to interpret gait data reports including kinematics, kinetics, EMG.           
  4. Learn to address clinical problems with appropriate motion analysis methods.   
  5. Be introduced to analysing of hip, knee, foot, deformities/malfunction.   
  6. Get overview of clinical decision making based on gait analysis in paediatric orthopaedics. 
  7. Learn the functional interpretation of foot models and pedobarography. 
  8. Learn basics of sport biomechanics and testing in sport orthopaedics.
  9. Be introduced to musculoskeletal modelling and virtual reality.
  10. Enjoy hand-on workshops, clinical reasonings and case discussions with the international faculty and your colleagues!
Methods of learning:
  • Theoretical Lectures 
  • Workshops & Seminars 
  • Techniques in instrumental 
  • outcome evaluation
Language: English, no translation available.
CME accreditation: The course has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 20 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Course fees incl. VAT:

Early registration fees** (until 17 April 2022)
·         Participants
EUR 462.00
·         EPOS or ESMAC members*
EUR 374.00
·         Residents & Non-medical personnel*
EUR 319.00

Late and on-site registration fees (as of 18 April until 13 May 2022 incl.)
·         Participants
EUR 550.00
·         EPOS or ESMAC members*
EUR 462.00
·         Residents & Non-medical personnel*
EUR 407.00

Vaccination certificates & PCR testing:

As the course is organized in the hospital premises, the stricter covid rules apply!

The latest covid rules of the COURSE VENUE are the following:
· Fully vaccinated and/or recovery + PCR-test (the test result is valid 48h since sampling).
· Yet, all the attendees of the course have to wear a FFP2 mask indoor.
· Please be aware that the covid rules of the course venue seem to be different to the Austrian government’s covid rules which can be found here 
https://www.austria.info/en/service-and-facts/coronavirus-information/entry-regulations
· For further information about the covid rules and testing in Vienna in general, you may visit information for visitors to Vienna from our tourist office.

Course dinner: Will be held on Thursday 12th of May and the fee is 40 euros/person. Interested participants, may buy a ticket via the course registration platform.
Contact: EPOS Courses | courses@epos.org |