Core Paediatric Orthopaedic Trauma Course
Category: Training - Core Surgery
Date: January 23rd 2015 8:00am until 5:30pm
Location: Education and Research Centre (Postgraduate Centre), Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol BS2 8HW
For any Severn Core Trainee with an interest in orthopaedics (Priority will be given to Core T&O trainees). Of note: this is one of five Core T&O Clinical Skills Training Days that Core T&O trainees are expected to complete over their two years of core training. For additional information, please see the following link
Delivered by Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons from the Bristol Children’s Hospital and from outside the Deanery, the day will consist of lectures focussing on essential knowledge in paediatric orthopaedic trauma including paediatric bone physiology and common paediatric fractures. A variety of small group practical stations will occur in the afternoon where candidates can attempt elastic nails and supracondylar fracture fixation.
Tea, coffee and lunch will be provided through the day. Please let us know in advance if you have any specific dietary requirements.
Faculty: Mr A McBride, Mr F Monsell, Mr Guy Atherton, Ms A Clarke, Ms D Knight, Mr S Thomas and Mr J Barnes.
Conveners: Mr A McBride, Mr E Harris and Mr A Hryciaczuk.
Programme (Subject to change)
0815-0835 Tutorial: Children's bone, remodelling and growth
0835-0905 Tutorial: Common Paediatric fractures
0910-0940 Group: Paediatric radiology
0940-1010 Tutorial: Femoral fractures
1030-1115 Tutorial: The limping child
1115-1145 Demo: SUFE Screw
1145-1215 Tutorial: Supracondylar fractures
1215-1230 Tutorial: Non Accidental Injury
1330-1630 Group Work (Four 45 minute sessions):
- Group A - Titanium elastic nails; Supracondylar fixation; Reduction + plaster; Thomas splinting
- Group B - Thomas splinting; Titanium elastic nails; Supracondylar fixation; Reduction + plaster
- Group C - Reduction + plaster; Thomas splinting; Titanium elastic nails; Supracondylar fixation
- Group D - Supracondylar fixation; Reduction + plaster; Thomas splinting; Titanium elastic nails
1645-1730 Group: Case discussions and ask the expert
1730-1740 Close, feedback
Severn Trainees: £30 deposit (refundable upon attendance)
Non-Severn Trainees: £60 deposit (refundable upon attendance)
Deposits can be made via cheque payable to ‘Bristol Course Fund’ and should be sent to: Carole Wood, Orthopaedic Secretariat/ACME Administrator, Level 3, King Edwards Building, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW.
Deposits will be returned on the day of the course.
Please book your place via the Avon Centre for Musculoskeletal Education Website at http://www.avonmusculoskeletaleducation.co.uk/index.html
If you have any questions or queries please email Euan.Harris@UHBristol.nhs.uk. Of note: Only 20 places are available on this course so please book early to avoid disappointment.