Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills Course

Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills Course

18 April 2019

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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  • Please Note

    This course is fully booked. You may add yourself to the waiting list using the button to the right, and if a place becomes available someone from the Education team will be in touch.

    By attending this course you will learn the principles of skin suturing, plastering, digital nerve blocks, joint aspiration, emergency fracture treatment and spinal immobilisation.

    This course will:

    • Introduce basic procedural skills applicable for junior doctors completing orthopaedic placements or involved in the emergency treatment of orthopaedic patients
    • Introduce basic knowledge and fundamental principles required to perform each skill
    • Allow practice and guidance of each skill in a simulated, safe environment
    • Improve understanding and confidence with these procedures

    The course is taught by an experienced faculty including:

    • Hannah Bradman (course convenor) - Orthopaedic Specialist Registrar
    • Andrew Marsh (course convenor) - Orthopaedic Senior Trauma Fellow
    • Steph Spence - Orthopaedic Specialist Registrar
    • Liz Crighton - Orthopaedic Specialist Registrar

    This course is suitable for:

    • All Foundation Doctors
    • GPSTs
    • Orthopaedic ST1s
    • Emergency Medicine junior doctors
    • Senior medical students

    Suitable for:

    • Medical Student
    • Surgical Foundation Trainees
    • Surgical Core Trainees
    • Surgical Specialty Trainees
  • 18 April


    18 April


    18 April

    Session 1: Plastering - below elbow

    18 April

    Session 2: Plastering - below knee

    18 April

    Morning break

    18 April

    Session 3: Skin suturing

    18 April

    Session 4: Joint aspiration

    18 April


    18 April

    Session 5: Local anaesthetics and digital nerve block administration

    18 April

    Afternoon break

    18 April

    Session 6: Fracture management and spinal injuries

    18 April

    Closing remarks, questions, and feedback
  • Category Product Amount
    Member Registrations £90
    Student Registrations £81
    Non-Member Registrations £90
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Closing date: 17 April 2019

Other dates

15 October 2019
11 December 2019
23 April 2020


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