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ASiT Foundation Skills in Orthopaedics

ASiT Foundation Skills in Orthopaedics

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.

Learning Outcomes:

To understand the basic principles of and be able to demonstrate the following skills on sawbones (Stryker kit available):

  • Dynamic Hip Scre fixation
  • Compressions plating/lag screw fixation
  • External Fixator application

Course Topics:

  • Basic fracture management
  • Orthopaedic careers and CV building
  • Implant choices for hip fractures

Course Programme:

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

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£50 for ASIT members; £75 for non-members
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