Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills

 10/02/2022    

 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow   

Learn the principles of skin suturing, plastering, digital nerve blocks, joint aspiration, emergency fracture treatment and spinal immobilisation.

Book Now Closing date: 11 February 2022

Overview

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

  Programme

28 May

08:30 - 08:45

Registration


28 May

08:45 - 09:00

Introduction


28 May

09:00 - 10:00

Session 1: Plastering - below elbow


28 May

10:00 - 11:10

Session 2: Plastering - below knee


28 May

11:10 - 11:30

Morning break


28 May

11:30 - 12:20

Session 3: Skin suturing


28 May

12:20 - 13:20

Session 4: Joint aspiration


28 May

13:20 - 14:00

Lunch


28 May

14:00 - 15:00

Session 5: Local anaesthetics and digital nerve block administration


28 May

15:00 - 15:15

Afternoon break


28 May

15:15 - 16:30

Session 6: Fracture management and spinal injuries


28 May

16:30 - 17:00

Closing remarks, questions, and feedback


Fees

Category
Product
Rate

Member
Registrations
£125.00

Non-Member
Registrations
£175.00


Coordinator

Rebecca Watson

 01414657278

 Email Coordinator


Location

 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow   

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