What's it about?
Focusing on patients with acute MSK injuries and covering all major limb joints, this emergency orthopaedics course looks at assessment, diagnosis and care. It consists of 12 lectures, filmed live over two days, plus multi-camera tutorials covering all major practical examination, reduction and immobilisation techniques
During this course the student will:
- learn to better diagnose commonly missed injuries of all major limbs and joints
- review examinations of the wrist, elbow, shoulder, ankle and knee
- review reduction techniques for the hip, ankle, wrist and shoulder
- review the principles of, and observe best techniques to splint upper and lower limbs
Who's it for?
Physicians, paramedics and nurses who work in emergency medicine
Duration 584 mins.
Arun Sayal & Matt DiStefano
Dr Sayal is an Emergency Physician, with a specialist interest in orthopaedics, at North York General Hospital in Toronto, Canada. He is the founder of the CASTED Course and has presented over 250 ED orthopaedic workshops and received over a dozen teaching awards.
Dr Matt DiStefano is an Emergency Physician and Orthopaedic Surgeon and one of the lead educators on the CASTED Course. He is also a ski instructor, race car instructor and music enthusiast.
Find out more about the CASTED course at https://casted.ca
Every MedReach course supports high-impact healthcare projects in the world’s most poorly-resourced areas. £30 from your CASTED course fee will be donated to 500 Miles.
The charity supplies and subsidises prostheses and orthoses for people in Malawi and Zambia who have impaired mobility or restricted body function as a result of amputation, congenital deformity, illness or accident.