Places are currently available

Date    : 6th July 2017 (Thursday)

Venue : Ty Dewi St, Heath Park Campus, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

  • The Update Course will be open to those who have previously attended a West Dorset Basic Course in Infant Hip Ultrasound.

  • Seven CME points have been applied from the Royal College of Radiologists.

Brief Description:

This UPDATE course, previously run in Dorchester as the West Dorset Hip Update Course, is led by Professor Reinhard Graf, Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Graz, Austria.

Aims and Objectives:
  • To ensure that participants are competent and confident in the technique of hip sonography.
  • To address any pertinent technical or knowledge-related issues that participants are encountering.
  • To discuss in greater depth the clinical and ultrasonic management of children with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (previously known as Congenital Dislocation of the Hip) including new developments.
Course Organisers:

Mr Sandeep Hemmadi, FRCS (T&O), Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales
Mr Phillip Thomas, FRCS (T&O), Consultant Orthopaedic and Hip Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales
Ms Claire Carpenter, FRCS (T&O), Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales

Suitable for:

Multidisciplinary teams working with infant hip dysplasia.
Orthopaedic Surgeons, Radiologists, Paediatricians, Sonographers and Physiotherapists.

There is flexibility to tailor the course to the needs of the participants. Delegates are encouraged to bring with them a selection of their own images from both straightforward and problem cases.

Places Available: 50 (Places will be offered on a ‘first-come-first-served’ basis)

Course fee: £125.00

Closing Date : Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.

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