Online Seminar on Management of Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI)

Current concepts & future challenges

The Online Seminar on The Management of Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) provides the most recent information about successful management of prosthetic joint infections. An interdisciplinary team of world’s leading experts will share with you their longstanding experience and practical approach about prevention, diagnosis and combined surgical and antibiotic treatment. The seminar is a mixture of overview lectures, E-learning tools, case presentations, voting and moderated chat discussion.


To review, update and advance the theoretical and practical knowledge concerning the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of periprosthetic joint infections, with focus on infections of the locomotory apparatus.
Theoretical part Case discussion Discussion & Summary E-learning
Online Seminar on Management of Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) - Program 2021


Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Trampuz

Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Nora Renz

Infectious Disease Specialist

Assist. Prof. Dr. Rihard Trebše

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Prof. Dr. Olivier Borens

Chief Septic surgical Unit and Chief Orthopaedic trauma Unit

Dr. Daniel Pérez Prieto

Orthopaedic surgeon

Invited Speakers

Dr. med. Donara Margaryan Internal medicine specialist Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin Ms. Paula Morovic Internal medicine specialist Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin Mercedes Gonzales Moreno, PhD Biotechnologist Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin Ms. Svetlana Karbysheva Microbiologist Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin Assist. Prof. Anna Conen Internal medicine and infectious diseases specialist Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland Ms. Petra Eckerlin Orthopedic and trauma surgeon Klinikum in den Pfeifferschen Stiftungen Magdeburg Assist. Prof. Maik Stiehler Orthopedic and trauma surgeon Universitätsklinikum Dresden Dr. med. Susanne Feihl Microbiologist Technische Universität München Prof. Dr. Siegfried Hofmann Orthopedic and trauma surgeon State Hospital Murtal, site Stolzalpe, Austria

Target Audience

Attending physicians (Oberarzt, Leitender Arzt) or advanced fellows (Assistenzarzt) from the following disciplines: Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Traumotology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Other Surgical Disciplines, Pharmacy, Pathology, Radiology, Basic Sciences (Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Material Sience). Whenever possible, a complementary team from each institution should attend the workshop, i.e. one from surgical (orthopedic surgery or traumatology) and one from medical field (internal medicine, microbiology, infectious diseases).

Course Fees

300,00 € Course fee is not subject to taxation according to § 4 Nr. 22a German tax Act, UStG. Course fee covers online seminar, pdf. Pocket Guide on PJI (available in English and German), presentations on the PRO-IMPLANT website and certificate.

Certificate / Credits

A confirmation of attendance (certificate) will be send to you after the online seminar. Online seminars have been submitted for accreditation by Ärztekammer Berlin. For German participants: In the beginning of each module of the online seminar you will be asked to write your EFN number in Chat for recognition of your credits by the Ärztekammer Berlin.

Refund and Cancellation

Online seminar registration is not complete until full payment has been received. Successful registration will be confirmed by e-mail.
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 organizer reserves the right to change the program without prior notice or to cancel the online seminar; in the event of cancellation, a full refund will be provided.
Opting In
By registering for the online seminar, 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 online seminar in which the participants may be included in whole or in part; the contact information can be shared with other online seminar participants.


Lilith Johannsen Phone: +49 (0)30 450 652 416 Email: [email protected]


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Ms. Franziska N.

Orthopaedic Surgery, Germany

Very good to attend, with no extra journey. very good presentation, discussion and learn effect and good presentation of study and own learning/failure etc.

Mr. Konstantinos S.

Traumotology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Greece

It is a high quality summary of up-to-date knowledge about PJI. Common problems, common errors and not so common solutions are highlighted.

Dr. med. Kai S.

Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Germany

Very useful for clinical practice.

Dr. med. Poleta L.

Infectious Diseases, Albania

New information, very helpful for many specialties. Offering opportunity to implement new concepts in the daily practice!

Dr. med. Saranaz J.

Microbiology, United Kingdom of Great Britain

Excellent opportunity to keep up with the current treatment options and networking.

Dr. med. Helena M.

Infectious Diseases, Belgium

I learned a lot, good manner to go more in details, different, multidisciplinar presentators, really good case discussions.

Mr. Fernando C., PhD

Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Spain

It's an extensive approach to the newest issues in PJI, complete and with clear information. Also supported by litterature sended by mail (as well as the presentations, that is a very good way to remember and take a second look to the seminar).

Dr. med. Stefanie D.

Internal Medicine, Germany

International speakers and participants, therefore very interesting discussion. Very good training material and papers.

Organizational details


3 Mar. - 7 Apr. 2021


6 modules - each 2 hours




500 attendees


Early bird registration:
(at least 30 days before the course)