Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills

Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills

Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills

Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills

  • 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 Students
    • Surgeons Outside the UK
    • Surgical Foundation Trainees
    • Surgical Core Trainees
    • Surgical Specialty Trainees
    • SAS Grade Surgeons
18 Apr 2019


Carol Anne Grady
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