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    An Induction to the Speciality of Trauma and Orthopaedics.

    This online on-demand course by Orthopaedic Academy covers everything you need to know as a doctor working in Orthopaedic Surgery, including:

    • Clinical Examination Techniques
    • Elective Orthopaedic Conditions
    • Orthopaedic Emergencies
    • Common Paediatric Conditions
    • Principles of Consent
    • Anatomy and Surgical Approaches
    • Trauma & Common Fractures
    • Spinal Conditions
    • Orthopaedic Implants & Biomaterials
    • Surviving the Trauma Meetings

    The course also includes practical tips on :

    • Common joint injections
    • Plastering
    • Reading radiographs
    • Fracture manipulation

    The Principles of Orthopaedics course is accredited for 12 CPD points by the Royal College of Surgeons.

    Principles of Orthopaedics Course

    How it works:

    The course is delivered as a series of 17 pre-recorded modules to cover the essential knowledge and skills required.

    You can take each module and complete the assessment at your own time .

    Successfully Complete 12 modules to receive a full course completion certificate (Equivalent to 12 CPD hours)

    The CPD certificate is provided by Orthopaedic Academy and approved by the Royal College of Surgeons and the CPD Certification Service.

    Course Modules

    • Surviving the Orthopaedic On-call
    • How to Survive the Trauma Meeting
    • Upper Limb Trauma & Emergencies
    • Lower Limb Trauma & Emergencies
    • Spinal Trauma & Other Spinal Conditions
    • Paediatric Orthopaedics
    • Orthopaedic Pathologies
    • Practical & Surgical Orthopaedic Skills
    • General Principles of Orthopaedic X-rays
    • Orthopaedic Clinical Examination
    • Upper Limb Conditions
    • Lower Limb Conditions
    • Implants & Appliances
    • General Principles of Orthopaedic Practice

    Learning Outcomes

    This course is designed to give an overview of the following:

    • Essential orthopaedic conditions
    • Clinical scenarios and case discussions
    • Practical skills that a doctor or practitioner may encounter while working in Trauma & Orthopaedics

    Target audience

    • Medical Students 
    • Hospital Doctors: Foundation Doctors, Core Trainees, Trust Doctors, Clinical Fellows, Residents
    • General Practitioners
    • A&E doctors 
    • Useful aid to prepare for MRCS & MRCEM Exams  
    • Physiotherapists , Osteopaths and Chiropractors 
    • Advanced Nurse Practitioners 
    • All Healthcare professionals with an interest in Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal care

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    Firas Arnaout FRCS (Tr&Orth)

    Course Director
    Firas Arnaout FRCS

    Head of Education at Orthopaedic Academy

    Nicola Evans FRCS (Tr&Orth)

    Course Co-Founder
    Nicola Evans FRCS

    Tutor at Lancaster Medical School & University of Central Lancashire


    • Emergency Medicine
    • General Practice
    • Surgery

    Target Audience

    • Medical Student
    • Foundation Doctor
    • Senior House Officer
    • SAS Doctor
    • Registrar
    • Nurse Practitioner
    • Physician Associate


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    Advanced Certificate in the Principles of Orthopaedics

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    25 CPD


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    This online on-demand course by Orthopaedic Academy covers everything you need to know as a doctor working in Orthopaedic Surgery.