Fracture Management Course – Mansfield

Fracture Management Course – Mansfield
Date & Time
04 August 2022
Location
Mansfield Golf Club
24 Kidston Parade,
MANSFIELD , 3722, VIC

This is the only fracture management course endorsed by the Australian Orthopaedic Association. This course is designed for postgraduate healthcare professionals working in health facilities such as emergency departments, primary care, casting clinics, specialist rooms and in rural and remote settings. Applicants may hold a medical, nursing or allied health qualification.

Modules covered in the course include:

  • Emergency management: initial immobilisation, pain relief, managing shock
  • Primary care: assessment & treatment plan
  • Investigations:x-ray, ultrasound, CT & MRI
  • Diagnosis, management and referral
  • Splinting, casting, immobilisation, management of problems and complications
  • Post cast application management
  • Patient education: cast management, Plaster of Paris (POP) check
  • Follow-up care: appointments
  • Cast removal & aftercare

Course structure involves distance-based online learning combined with a one-day face-to-face clinical skills workshop.


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