Plastering Workshop 4 February 2022

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CPD Hours : 6

Session Type: Classroom – Chatfield Medical Centre, Battersea

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

  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.


  • 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.

Lecturer: Sara Salmon

Suturing Handouts

Suturing Handouts

Plastering Competency

Plastering competency
Splinting and POP
Cast and Plaster Training
This is a face to face session with limited numbers due to current restrictions and social distancing.Venue: Battersea, London
Plastering Workshop 4 February 2022
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