Thursday 12th August, 08:30 BST
Elliot Dynes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
Target audience: FYs - CT2 (pre-SpR)
Reduced cost for ASiT members - limited places available!
ASiT is pleased to present this hands-on practical course that will allow delegates to understand basic orthopaedic principles and demonstrate fixation with dynamic hip screws, compression plating/lag screws and external fixators on sawbones (Stryker Kit available).
Course Fees: £50 for ASIT members (please log in before you register to receive the discounted fee); £75 for non-members
Please note course fees are to cover the cost of equipment required to run the course. A course lunch will be provided.
To register, please click BOOK NOW on the right of this page.
To understand the basic principles of and be able to demonstrate the following skills on sawbones (Stryker kit available):
08:30 - 09:00 Registration / Welcome
09:00 - 09:30 LECTURE: "Immediate management of a broken limb / Thomas Splint"
09:30 - 10:00 PRACTICAL 1 (Thomas splint)
10:00 - 10:30 LECTURE: "Extracapsular NOF fractures: DHS vs Nailing?"
10.30 - 10.45 COFFEE
10.45 - 11.45 PRACTICAL 2 (DHS)
11:45 - 12:15 LECTURE: "Principals of fracture fixation"
12:15 - 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 - 14:00 PRACTICAL 3 (Compression plating / Lag screw)
14:00 - 14:15 COFFEE
14:15 - 15:30 PRACTICAL 4 (Ex-Fix)
15:30 - 15:45 TALK: "What is training in orthopaedic surgery like & how do I get an ST3 number?"
15.45 - 16.00 TALK: "What ASIT can offer you"
16:00 - 16.15 Conclusion / Feedback / Course Evaluation