5th Basic Biomechanics in Orthopaedics

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: June 15th 2013

Location: The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE

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For T&O trainees of all grades


This one-day course teaches the basic biomechanical and engineering principles in Trauma & Orthopaedic surgery. It is aimed at medical students and junior doctors F1-CT/ST+ but will be useful to anyone wanting to increase their understanding of Orthopaedics.

Course includes a Sandwich lunch, tea/coffee, practical demonstrations and a certificate. The course is awarded 6 CPD points by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Course synopsis

Orthopaedic surgery is unique amongst the surgical disciplines because it requires not only an understanding of anatomy and clinical sciences, and accruement of surgical skills, but also a sound foundation in biomechanics. Although the former domains are extensively covered during undergraduate and postgraduate medical training, musculoskeletal biomechanics has traditionally been less well covered in the core training.

‘Basic biomechanics in Orthopaedics’ is a one day course that helps fill in this gap. This course covers the fundamental biomechanical principles that must be considered in making Orthopaedic decisions. It also introduces participants to the basic engineering concepts behind common Orthopaedic implants. This understanding will help to make the clinical practice in Orthopaedics more rewarding, and stimulate further enthusiasm for the speciality.

The course is delivered through a combination of interactive lectures, small group exercises and discussions, along with practical demonstrations.

Course fees

F1/F2 £180
CTs/ST3+ £195
Early Bird (before 30.03.2013) £175

For additional information/to reserve your place

Contact Sherry Malec at 44 752 799 520 8 or info@bbiorth.co.uk