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*Ortho4GP: One Day Refresher


Southern General Hospital, Glasgow



This intensive one day course comprising Lectures on Upper Limb Problems, Lower Limb Problems, Spine Problems and Referral issues; Stations on mock clinical examinations to demonstrate various clinical tests, Table discussions for joint injections, soft-tissue injections, casting care, investigations and management of acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions. There will be case discussions as spotter show, directions given on ‘differential diagnosis made easy’ for Primary Care Orthopaedics along with important handouts. This would be the ideal opportunity to update your Orthopaedic Knowledge and to boost up the confidence in dealing with your day to day musculoskeletal care. The course fee is £150 only including registration, coffee and lunch.


-9:00-Registration and Coffee

-9.30-Lecture on ‘Spine problems’ withD/D

-10:00-Lecture on ‘Upper Limb Problems’ with D/D

-10:30-Lecture on ‘Lower Limb Problems’ with D/D


-12:40-‘Primary Care Orthopaedics:Mock Clinical Examinations’

[8 stations, rotating 15 minutes; Shoulder/ Elbow / Hand / Cervical Spine /Thoraco-lumbar spine/ Hip / Knee / Foot & Ankle] 




-03:20-‘Primary Care Orthopaedics:Injections & Investigations’

[8 stations, rotating 15 minutes; Joint Injections (Shoulder & Knee) / Soft tissue Injections (Enthesopathies) / Casting & Splinting / Interpretation of Radiographs / Initial management of Acute & Chronic Orthopaedic Problems / Postoperative management in Primary Care] 


03:30-05:00-Case Discussions as ‘Spotter Show’ and Question-Answer session









This part of website is meant for the GPs and GP Registrars. Ortho4GPs (Primary Care Orthopaedics) is aimed to providing an up-to-date knowledge base and skills in managing common orthopaedic problems. By organising courses and publishing relevant clinical and text-books, we intend to keep abreast of the latest advances for orthopaedic surgeons and general practitioners alike.