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ASiT/Stryker Foundation Skills in Orthopaedics - ASiT 2018 Pre-Conference Course


VENUE: Edinburgh International Conference Centre

Friday 6th April 2018

This course covers key skills in orthopaedics with a hands-on practical approach. Key areas covered include plastering, fracture plating, arthroscopy and cutting. The course is aimed at medical students, foundation and core trainees wishing to gain basic hands-on practical experience in orthopaedics.

Target audience: Medical student - CT2.

Course Convener: Christina Fleming



8:45 - 9:00 Registration

9:00 - 10:45 Casting Application and removal of a back slab and cast (Casting materials supplied by BSN, Plaster saw supplied by Medezine)

10:45 - 11:00 Coffee

11:00 - 12:15 Workshops (Cutting Experience / Introduction to Arthoscopy) Practical- set up and access for arthroscopy, using arthroscopy camera and instruments in simulator/box (2 workstations, 4 per workstation)

12:15 - 13:30 Workshops Those who have been on cutting go to arthroscopy and vice versa

13:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 14:15  Operative fracture management Lecture Ms. Morgan Bailey

14:15 - 15:00 Workshops (Fracture plating / Insertion of K wires)

15:00 - 15:45 Workshops Those who have been on plating go to K wiring and vice versa

15:45 - 16:00 Trauma lecture Mr. Simon Fleming

16:00 - 16:30 Practical Application of pelvic binder and demonstration of an ex fix

16:40 - 17:00 Conclusion, feedback and course evaluation   


The course will conclude with a free evening drinks reception and canapés from 1800.

Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Morrison Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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