Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills Course

Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills Course

29 September 2020

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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  • 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
  • 29 September
    08:30-08:45

    Registration

    29 September
    08:45-09:00

    Introduction

    29 September
    09:00-10:00

    Session 1: Plastering - below elbow

    29 September
    10:00-11:10

    Session 2: Plastering - below knee

    29 September
    11:10-11:30

    Morning break

    29 September
    11:30-12:20

    Session 3: Skin suturing

    29 September
    12:20-13:20

    Session 4: Joint aspiration

    29 September
    13:20-14:00

    Lunch

    29 September
    14:00-15:00

    Session 5: Local anaesthetics and digital nerve block administration

    29 September
    15:00-15:15

    Afternoon break

    29 September
    15:15-16:30

    Session 6: Fracture management and spinal injuries

    29 September
    16:30-17:00

    Closing remarks, questions, and feedback
  • Category Product Amount
    Member Registrations £125
    Non-Member Registrations £175
    Student Registrations £90
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Closing date: 29 September 2020


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