Plastering skills for orthopaedic surgery and emergency medicine, 12/11/2021

Overview

This one day 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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Convenors

Mr Gareth Chan

T&O Registrar, Western Sussex Hospitals

Gareth is currently on the KSS rotation and based at Western Sussex Hospitals. 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, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Tom is a consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Alex Children’s Hospital, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Paediatric orthopaedic fellowships at Westmead Children’s Hospital Sydney and The Royal London Hospital.

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(12/11 at 09:00 AM ) Plastering skills for orthopaedic surgery and emergency medicine 12/11/2021 - £200.00