Date    :  6th June 2015

Time    : 0900 - 1245 hours

Venue :  School of Biosciences, Cardiff University

Suitable for:
Medical Students and Foundation Year Doctors

Emergency Physicians and Surgeons


This interactive half-day course covers the anatomical basis in the assessment and management of patients involved in a variety of major and minor trauma. In addition to the anatomical details, pertinent clinical examination will also be demonstrated.

The session will be structured in the form of focus-group workshops and surface anatomy demonstrations complemented by essential theoretical aspects pertaining to the management of trauma. Some examples of the topics intended to be covered include: Stab/gunshot wounds to the neck/thorax/abdomen, head and facial injuries, emergency cricothyroidotomy, chest drain and central line insertion, burns, nerve injuries (including brachial plexus), tendon injuries, fracture of long bones and compartment syndrome.

Closing date:  Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Registrations will close when all places are taken up and, as such, we are unable to provide a precise closing date.

Course fee:
Students: £8.50
Doctors: £13.50

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