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Trauma Tips & Tricks Course

We have no future dates for this course - Please check back for updates.

With the introduction of shift work, European Time Directive, and Increasingly Junior Registrars, the opportunities for potential registrars to gain surgical experience are becoming infrequent.

The aim of this course is to provide practical advice and instruction in performing basic trauma operations.

The course will consist of lectures, discussion groups and workshops which will cover surgical technique, approaches, advice on how to deal with common problems and the avoidance of complications.

The faculties objective is to allow delegates to benefit from their experience and learn from their mistakes.

The Course is aimed at senior SHO's and year 1 SpR's.

Course Outline

The course covers tips and tricks, with emphasis on:

  • Good Surgical Practice
  • Casting
  • DHS
  • Hemi-arthroplasty
  • Cannulated Screws
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Forearm plating
  • Workshop - How not to do it!
  • Tibial IM Nailling
  • Femoral nailing
  • External Fixation Long Bones
  • Wrist fractures

Small discussion groups allows the opportunity for delegates to discuss particular issues and interesting cases with the faculty on an informal basis.

Please email: enquiries@orthoteers.com for an appliction form

Tel: 0161 227 0029

Fax: 0161 227 0028



£150 (Includes course material)

Places are limited

2008 Course Feedback

The Trauma Skills course that took place in June 2008 was yet again very successful. All applicants said they would recommend the course to colleagues and that they would attend further Orthoteers courses. There was particular compliment to the structure of the course, the faculty and the food that was provided.
All in all feedback indicated that the course was very useful and well worth the money.
We continue to try and improve the course by taking on board comments made from the feedback back forms. We would like to thank everyone for taking the time to complete these forms.

"Fantastic value for money"
"All topics comprehensive and well thought"

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