23rd INFANT HIP ULTRASOUND (GRAF COURSE) for the diagnosis and management of developmental dysplasia

Provided by Doctors Academy

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About the course

This UPDATE course, previously run in Dorchester as the West Dorset Hip Update Course, is led by Professor Reinhard Graf, Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Graz, Austria.

  • The Update Course will be open to those who have previously attended a West Dorset Basic Course in Infant Hip Ultrasound.

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  • Seven CME points have been applied from the Royal College of Radiologists.

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Aims and Objectives:

  • To ensure that participants are competent and confident in the technique of hip sonography.
  • To address any pertinent technical or knowledge-related issues that participants are encountering.
  • To discuss in greater depth the clinical and ultrasonic management of children with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (previously known as Congenital Dislocation of the Hip) including new developments.

Course Organisers:

Mr Sandeep Hemmadi, FRCS (T&O), Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales  Mr Phillip Thomas, FRCS (T&O), Consultant Orthopaedic and Hip Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales  Ms Claire Carpenter, FRCS (T&O), Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales

Suitable for:

Multidisciplinary teams working with infant hip dysplasia.  Orthopaedic Surgeons, Radiologists, Paediatricians, Sonographers and Physiotherapists.  There is flexibility to tailor the course to the needs of the participants. Delegates are encouraged to bring with them a selection of their own images from both straightforward and problem cases

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Start date Venue
06 Jul 2017 University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff Book now

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