Sidra Orthopedic Symposium – Fractures and Polytrauma (SOS-I) – Maximum CPD 11.75


The Sidra Orthopedic Symposium is a 2 day educational event targeting orthopedic surgeons; emergency department physicians; Nurse Practitioners; nurses; Allied Health professionals including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and orthopedic casting technicians; and anyone else who participates in the treatment and management of pediatric poly-trauma and fractures. The symposium will be held in the Sidra Hospital Auditorium and has a combined lecture/hands-on skills workshop (for surgeons only) format.

Lectures will present the most up to date evidence for treatment of multiple pediatric fractures. Hands-on skill workshops will introduce novel surgical techniques for management of supracondylar humerus fractures and emphasize the importance of age-appropriate treatment of pediatric femoral fractures. Speakers will include local experts from Doha as well as international lecturers from Canada and Switzerland.


  • To describe mechanisms of injury and physiology of pediatric fractures and healing.
  • To define the roles of Allied Health in treatment and rehabilitation of pediatric fractures.
  • To define pediatric poly-trauma and describe the body’s response to trauma.
  • To describe evidence-based treatment of pediatric upper and lower extremity fractures.


  • Physicians (including Orthopedic Surgeons attending workshops)
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Professionals



Hamad Hospital

  • Mohamed Alaa Kawas

Sidra Medicine

The Scientific Planning Committee has reviewed all disclosed financial relationships of speakers, moderators, facilitators and/or authors in advance of this CPD activity and has implemented procedures to manage any potential or real conflicts of interest.

This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Category 1) as defined by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners - Accreditation Department and is approved for a maximum of (11.75) hours.

Registration Packages

General Admission
Oct 11 – Oct 19, 2018

Orthopedic Surgeons

QAR 350 = $96

Physicians (non orthopedics)

QAR 300 = $82

Other Professionals

QAR 250 = $69