By: 18 March 2020
4-6 June 2020, Nice Shoulder Course; France

UPDATE: Based on the latest advice regarding the Covid-19 outbreak, we are moving ahead with the preparations of the Nice Shoulder Course 2020, taking place from 4-6 June 2020, in Nice, France, as planned. We continue to monitor the outbreak very closely and will make further decisions based on the guidance of relevant public health authorities and the authorities of France. For more updates, please click here 

Welcome to this three-day shoulder course, covering arthroscopic and prosthetic surgery. The programme includes lectures by leading shoulder surgeons, round table discussions, a live surgery session and workshops with cadavers and plastic models.

By the end of the course, surgeons will be able to:

  • Understand the various techniques for rotator cuff repair, including double/single row, transosseous anchorless repair, partial repairs, and use of growth factors and graft augmentation.
  • Address the options for the treatment of massive rotator cuff tears including tendon transfers, with or without reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
  • Develop strategies for the treatment of shoulder instability including: labral repairs, tendon transfers for humeral bone loss, bone graft procedures, and coracoid transfer (Latarjet- procedure) for glenoid bone loss.
  • Understand physio-pathology and various approaches for the treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures including: conservative treatment, ORIF, hemiarthroplasty and reverse shoulder arthroplasty with reconstruction of the tuberosities.
  • Understand shoulder injuries including acromio-clavicular dislocations.
  • Understand and apply current concepts for shoulder arthroplasty.
  • Understand the postoperative complications and outcomes following anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
  • Understand and develop strategies for revising loose or failed shoulder arthroplasties.
  • Apply innovative methods of assessment and management of various shoulder disorders.

INTERNATIONAL CME The previous editions was granted 18 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.


4-6 June 2020
Nice Shoulder Course
Venue: France