The Workshop will provide an up-to-date knowledge and practical approach to infections in orthopaedicand trauma surgery. It covers prevention, diagnosis, treatment principles, with particular emphasis on the interdisciplinary approach and modern innovative concepts.

The course is a mix of lectures, interactive case discussions and practical hands-on workshops.



Goal: microorganisms 26To review, update and advance the theoretical and practical knowledge concerning the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of implant-associated infections
Duration: 2 days

Places and Dates:

Brisbane, Australia: February 8-9, 2019


Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, HERSTON QLD

RBWH Education Centre

Butterfield St, Herston QLD 4029, Australia



Clinicians and life-science researchers with advanced knowledge and interest in implant-associated infections of the following specialties (or enrolled in an educational program):

  • Orthopedic and trauma surgeons daily dealing with implants
  • Internal medicine, (micro)biology, infectious diseases or related fields dealing with biofilms and antibiotics
  • Pharmacy, pharmacology or related fields dealing with pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics
  • Other specialists, researchers and students with interest in implant-associated infections. Ideally a complementary team from individual institution should attend the same workshop, i.e. orthopedic/trauma surgeon and microbiologist/infectious diseases specialist.

Group Size:

60-80 attendees

  • Theoretical part 
  • Case discussion 
  • Practical (hands-on) workshop 
  • Discussion & Summary 



  • Prof. Michael Schuetz Prof. - Queensland University of Technology - Brisbane, Australia
  • Prof. David Paterson - University of Queensland - Brisbane, Australia
  • Ass-Prof. Andrej Trampuz -  Universitätsmedizin Berlin - Berlin, Germany
Course Fees:

250 AU$. Early bird registration (at least 30 days before the course): 200 AU$.

Course fee is not subject to taxation according to § 4 Nr. 22a German tax Act, UStG. 

Course fee covers workshop, Pocket Guide on PJI (available in English and German), workshop materials on the web portal, mobile app, handbook Infections of the Muscolosceletal System (available in English and German), certificate, coffee breaks and lunches at the workshop.

Dinner will be included in course fee.

Flight and hotel accommodation are not included.

Refund Policy:

Confirmed participants who do not cancel and do not attend are liable for the entire fee unless organizer is notified in advance.



The Workshop is CPD recognized.The Workshop is CPD recognized.

Participants will receive an attendance certificate.


Workshop registration is not complete until full payment has been received. Successful workshop registration will be confirmed by e-mail.

Opting In: By registering for the workshop, the participant agrees: to receive PRO-IMPLANT Foundation news and other communication; the organizer has the right and permission to publish, copyright and use pictures or motion pictures with/without voice taken during of the workshop in which the participants may be included in whole or in part; the contact information can be shared with other workshop participants
Cancellation: The organizer reserves the right to change the program without prior notice or to cancel the workshop; in the event of cancellation, a full refund will be provided.
Program: Workshop on Management of Orthopedic Implant-Associated Infections - Program 2019 

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