Plastering skills for orthopaedic surgery and emergency medicine | 19 October 2023

Overview

This course is designed for foundation trainees with an interest in orthopaedics, core surgical trainees, acute care common stem emergency medicine trainees and accident and emergency nurses.

Educational aims and learning objectives:

  • Develop a basic understanding of the principles of casting
  • Acquire tips and tricks to make the casting process easier
  • Learn specific casts for common fracture patterns (distal radius, midshaft forearm, ankle & midshaft tibia/fibula)
  • Learn specialised casts such as hanging casts, sugar tong casts & thumb spicas
  • Fulfil requirement for trauma & orthopaedics ST3 application

 

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    Plastering skills for orthopaedic surgery and emergency medicine | 19 October 2023
    Location Leonardo Royal Hotel Brighton Waterfront

Convenors:

Mr Gareth Chan

T&O Registrar, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Gareth is currently on the KSS rotation and based at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust. He obtained his training number in 2018 as the top scoring candidate in the national recruitment process. Prior to this he trained at UCL Medical School, intercalating in musculoskeletal sciences at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and completed his academic foundation and core surgical training in Brighton. Gareth teaches widely on undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Brighton & Sussex Medical School.

Mr Tom Crompton

Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Crompton is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Royal Navy and NHS who specialises in paediatric orthopaedic surgery and adult trauma. His areas of expertise includestrauma, hip dysplasia and neuromuscular disease.

Mr Crompton qualified from Barts and the London Medical School and undertook his registrar orthopaedic training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital. He underwent his specialist children’s orthopaedic fellowship at Westmead Children’s hospital in Sydney and the Royal London Hospital. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and the British Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery.

Mr Christopher To

ST6, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Chris is currently on the KSS rotation and based at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

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(19/10 at 08:00 AM ) Plastering skills for orthopaedic surgery and emergency medicine | 19 October 2023 - £200.00
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