Arthroscopic Skills

Who is this course for?

Suitable for all General and Orthopaedic Surgery Trainees & SRMO's

Who offers the course?

Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Level of assumed/required knowledge

General and Orthopaedic Surgery Trainees & SRMO's

Course overview

This workshop covers the fundamental principles of arthroscopy for shoulder, knee and ankle joints. The workshop provides participants with a unique opportunity to develop procedural skills which are difficult to acquire as a trainee in a busy hospital setting.

On completion of the course, participants will be familiar with:

  • Indications for arthroscopic surgery
  • Patient positioning
  • Arthroscopic equipment
  • Principles and techniques of shoulder and ankle arthroscopy including ACL and meniscal surgery


Topics include:

  • Meniscal surgery
  • ACL basics
  • Chondroplasty
  • Diagnostic arthroscopy

Course duration

One day course
8am - 5pm

How is the course assessed?

N/A

Can this course contribute to an academic degree?

No

Course delivery

Interactive format, instructional lectures, hands-on simulator workshops using realistic models

The course is held at:
Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
Level 6 Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital
St Leonards 2065

Course cost

$695 (inc GST) subject to change

Course dates

30th August 2014

Is this course accredited for CME points?

Not currently but may be subject to change

Further information and registration

For further information, please contact the course coordinator

Contact person/Course coordinator

Tatum Wallace
Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
T: 02 9926 4633
E:

Last updated

July 2014