Trauma & Orthopaedics Plaster Casting Course

Category: Training - Other

Date: February 18th 2019 9:00am until 3:00pm

Location: Musgrove Park Hospital TA1 5DA

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Course convenors:    Mr. A Kelly,  Mr. G Glasby,  Mr. L Hainsworth,  Mr. O. Beaumont

Casting Course Programme




The Academy, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton 

08.45 Registration


09:00 Welcome


9:10 Principles of Conservative Management of Fractures    Mr A Kelly


09.30           Introduction to Casting and Materials      Mr G Clasby


09:45 COFFEE


10:00                 How to apply a "Good Cast"   Mr G Clasby


10.30 Manipulation & Wedging   Mr G Clasby


10:45 Demonstrations:   

  • Bennetts


  • Scaphoid


  • Edinburgh slab


  • Long-leg POPs


11.45 Review of morning session


12.00 LUNCH


12:45 Practical session (rotate between stations)

  • Below-elbow cast


  • Above-elbow cast


  • Below knee cast


  • Synthetic Casts Various


 16.00                COFFEE & COURSE REVIEW


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Free of charge to Severn Core Surgical Trainees.  Limited places so confirm your place ASAP.