Basic Knee Arthroplasty Course

Category: Training - Core Surgery

Date: June 20th 2012

Location: Dundee


The focus with each of these courses is on developing a sound knowledge base and good operative technique early in your career. Each delegate will carry out all elements of Basic Hip or Knee Arthroplasty on sawbones. Distance learning material will be made available to each delegate before the course to increase background knowledge and reduce the number of lectures required on the day(s) itself.

Each Course is accredited with 15 CME Points by the British Orthopaedic Association.

Programme includes:

  • Introduction, Patient Selection & Consent
  • Biomechanics of Total Knee Replacement
  • Rationale & Instrumentation for Knee Replacement
  • Pre-op Planning
  • Surgical Approaches
  • Ligament Balance
  • Alternative Options for Knee Arthroplasty
  • Tibial Preparation & Cementing Technique - Workshop
  • Femoral Preparation - Workshop
  • X-ray Discussion


Recommended for Core T&O trainees by Professor Gordon Bannister.

Course Fee: £300

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