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  • 10 Aug 2018

    Dates:

    10th August 2018 – Roma (Starlight Motor Inn, 20b Bowen Street (Warrego Highway)

    Cost: $595.00

    Minimum numbers are 8

    Plaster / Suture Skills Package available to facilities wishing to train a group of staff – This is a two day program $990.  Minimum numbers are 8

    **Remote location workshops are costed based on travel.

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Plastering, Casting and Slabbing Workshop

The ECT4Health Plastering, Casting and Slabbing workshop is a  Full day 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.

With over  20+ years experience in trauma education and teaching clinical skills, Rob Timmings will take the learner through the relevant safe assessment and positioning , and application of plaster of paris splints..  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:

  • Short Arm Neutral -Forearm Slab
  • Ulna Gutter Slab (POSI splint)
  • Long Arm Slab
  • Scaphoid Cast / Thumb Spika
  • 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.

An additional day is offered (preceeding the Plaster workshop) for operational staff who require slabbing and cast application skills.  This day covers anatomy, and physiology and education on Range of motion.  Bandaging and slinging techniques

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