About the course
This course is aimed at core trainees and specialist trainees, as well as hand fellows. The morning session will consist of focused lectures, whilst the afternoon will comprise of a practical workshop that will teach the attendee how to plate hand fractures.
The lectures will discuss fundamental topics, including the biology of fracture healing, principles of such a fixation, the management of common hand fractures, and hand therapy in fracture management.
The afternoon session will use synthetic bones and DePuy Synthes Compact Hand System, which will include the new variable angle locking plate system. There will also be group discussions during which individual factors and management options will be discussed.