Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills Course

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About the course

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

Event Aims

By attending this course you will learn the principles of skin suturing, plastering, digital nerve blocks, joint aspiration, emergency fracture treatment and spinal immobilisation

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18 Apr 2019 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasg Book now

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