Principles of Casting for Orthopaedic Trainees

Principles of Casting for Orthopaedic Trainees

10 October 2019

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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  • Taught by experienced clinicians and plaster technicians, this course will provide you with skills for upper and lower body casting.

    With a maximum of 20 participants and a high delegate to tutor ratio, the course covers the theory of casting with multiple opportunities for hands on practical experience. This interactive course will provide you with clear instruction and a supportive environment to enhance your skills in casting. The programme is designed to allow adequate time to practice techniques following each demonstration.

    Casting techniques covered include:

    • Below Elbow and Below Knee Back Slab
    • Below Elbow Volar Slab
    • Moulded Below Elbow/Colles Cast
    • Above Elbow and Above Knee Back Slab
    • Below Knee Moulded Cast
    • Equinus Anterior Slab

    Who should attend?

    • Orthopaedic trainees
    • Orthopaedic AHPs
    • Nurses
    • FY2s

    Suitable for:

    • Surgical Foundation Trainees
    • Surgical Core Trainees
    • Surgical Specialty Trainees
  • 10 October
    08:30-08:45

    Registration

    10 October
    08:45-09:20

    Introduction: Casting Principles and Complications

    10 October
    09:20-10:10

    Below Elbow Back Slab Workshop

    10 October
    10:10-11:00

    Below Elbow Volar Slab Workshop

    10 October
    11:00-11:20

    Morning Break

    10 October
    11:20-12:00

    Above Elbow Back Slab Workshop

    10 October
    12:00-12:40

    Cast Removal Demonstration

    10 October
    12:40-13:20

    Lunch

    10 October
    13:20-14:00

    Review of Morning and Discussion

    10 October
    14:00-14:40

    Below Knee Back Slab Workshop

    10 October
    14:40-15:00

    Afternoon Break

    10 October
    15:00-15:40

    Above Knee Back Slab Demo

    10 October
    15:40-16:40

    Practice and Review of Techniques

    10 October
    16:40-17:00

    Course Recap/Questions/Feedback
  • Category Product Amount
    Member Registrations £125
    Non-Member Registrations £175
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Closing date: 09 October 2019


Other dates

06 February 2020
07 May 2020

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Donna Johnston
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