Principles of plaster of paris application
Application of upper and lower limb POP
Techniques in POP application
Use of crutches
Nursing interventions post plaster application
Application of slings and splints
Includes U slab, ulna splint, volar slab and back slabs
Lower limb plasters and splints.
Who Should Attend
Healthcare professionals who wish to develop practical skills in application of Plaster of Paris.
Completion of the following courses prior to attending this session
- Minor Injuries
- “Red Dot” x-ray interpretation
- Working in a clinical environment such as urgent care or A&E
- You have a mentor to sign off competencies if required. This is not a course requirement.
Knowledge of anatomy of the upper and lower limb and common injuries.
***This is a practical workshop with opportunity to practice on peers.