Principles of Casting for Orthopaedic Trainees

 22/12/2021    

 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow   

A one day course covering upper and lower body casting techniques.

Book Now Closing date: 22 December 2021

Overview

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

  Programme

22 December

08:30 - 08:45

Registration


22 December

08:45 - 09:20

Introduction: Casting Principles and Complications


22 December

09:20 - 10:10

Below Elbow Back Slab Workshop


22 December

10:10 - 11:00

Below Elbow Volar Slab Workshop


22 December

11:00 - 11:20

Morning Break


22 December

11:20 - 12:10

Above Elbow Back Slab Workshop


22 December

12:10 - 12:40

Cast Removal Demonstration


22 December

12:40 - 13:20

Lunch


22 December

13:20 - 14:00

Review of Morning and Discussion


22 December

14:00 - 14:40

Below Knee Back Slab Workshop


22 December

14:40 - 15:00

Afternoon Break


22 December

15:00 - 15:40

Above Knee Back Slab Demo


22 December

15:40 - 16:40

Practice and Review of Techniques


22 December

16:40 - 17:00

Course Recap/Questions/Feedback


Fees

Category
Product
Rate

Member
Registrations
£125.00

Non-Member
Registrations
£175.00


Coordinator

Karen Ross

 0141 465 7341

 Email Coordinator


Location

 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow   

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Other dates

03 February 2022