Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Dislocation and Fracture Management


This course gives an insight into the management of dislocations and fractures of the upper and lower limb.

There will be a discussion about the principals behind fracture treatment in regards to bone stability. The biomechanics of different fracture stabilisation techniques will explained and be the basis for decision making in different scenarios. Hands on practice of theses fixing techniques will be practiced in a simulated environment.

Upcoming course dates

  • Friday, 27 April 2018 (9.30am - 5pm)
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Learning objectives

  • Appreciate the impact of dislocation of a joint and its relocation
  • Discuss fracture stability and its effect on fracture healing
  • Greater knowledge of the features of specific fractures of the upper and lower limb
  • Understand the biomechanics behind the types of fixation methods used to stabilise fractures
  • Have more confidence in applying the choice of fixation methods
Who is this course suitable for? SHOs and registrars in orthopaedic surgery (mid-level course)
Fee Free for eligible NCHDs on the CPDSS programme or €300 for others.
Faculty Mr Brendan O’Daly, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin
CPD points 7.5
Location RCSI, 5th floor, No. 26 York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
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