The ECT4Health Plastering, Casting and Slabbing workshop is a six hour hands-on practical seminar on the assessment of limb injuries and the application of plaster of paris (POP) slabs.
During this program participants will apply 4 upper limb and one lower leg slab which represents the most common scenarios in rural or remote practice.
Our Nurse Practitioner teaching this workshop (Anthony Wollaston) is a specialist in emergency nursing and has 20+ years experience in trauma education and teaching clinical skills. This workshop is clinically relevant, highly hands on and interactive. In a small class environment you get one-on-one exposure and experience under the watchful eye of a true expert.
The program commences with an overview and evidence based explanations about safe casting techniques, molding and splinting of orthopaedic injuries.
Plaster Techniques covered in this workshop include:
- Forearm Slab
- Gutter Slab
- Long Arm Slab
- Scaphoid Cast
- Short Leg Back Slabbing
This workshop is ideal for 3rd & 4th year Medical Students, final year Nursing Students, PGY 1-4 Doctors, Rural clinicians, Registered Nurses in rural or remote practice, Nurse Practitioners and candidates.
Click here for Plastering, Casting and Slabbing Workshop Enrolment