Date: 15 January 2020 | Time: 10h00 – 16h00

Location: Battersea, UK

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Principles of plaster  of paris application

  • Application of upper and lower limb POP

  • Techniques in POP application

  • Plaster care

  • Use of crutches

  • Nursing interventions post plaster application

  • Discharge advice

  • Application of slings and splints

  • Includes U slab, ulna splint, volar slab and back slabs

  • Lower limb plasters and splints.

CPD Hours

6

 

Who Should Attend

Healthcare professionals who wish to develop practical skills in application of Plaster of Paris.

Recommendations

Completion of the following courses prior to attending this session

  1. Minor Injuries
  2. “Red Dot” x-ray interpretation
  3. Working in a clinical environment such as urgent care or A&E
  4. You have a mentor to sign off competencies if required. This is not a course requirement.

Pre Requisites

Knowledge of anatomy of the upper and lower limb and common injuries.

***This is a practical workshop with opportunity to practice on peers.

Plastering Workshop 15 January 2020

Pre-course Materials

1
Cast and Plaster Training
2
Plastering competency
3
Splinting and POP
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