This course takes place on the following dates:

1 October 2018, 3 December 2018, 18 April 2019

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

Book here: https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/basic-ortho

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