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.