23rd-24th April 2022

27th-28th August 2022

Target audience

Ideal for Medical Students , Junior Doctors , Physiotherapists and all Healthcare professionals with an interest in Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal care. 

This course is designed to give an overview of common orthopaedic conditions ,clinical scenarios and practical skills that a junior doctor or practitioner may encounter while working in Trauma & Orthopaedics .

 It is also suitable for medical students wishing to refresh their knowledge prior to exams, and anyone interested in understanding the principles which underlay our varied and exciting speciality.



The Course is based upon the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) undergraduate syllabus

We understand that orthopaedics is poorly taught in undergraduate curriculums which can leave you feeling exposed before embarking on a Trauma & Orthopaedic placement.

What you get:

2 full days of structered and focused Orthopaedic teaching , tutorials , case discussions MCQs and Practical skills . 

CPD certificate for 12 Points from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh  .


Structure of the Course

The course is delivered as a series of lectures with opportunities for questions and case discussion throughout

To cover many areas, it will run over 2 days. 

The faculty have been selected for their knowledge and experience in teaching undergraduate programs as well as Fellowship exam preparation. 

During the day there will be MCQ polls to check understanding (anonymous). This is a new course so ALL feedback will be essential.


Time Table

Day 1: Elective Orthopaedics

  • 08.30 Introduction and registration
  • 09.00 Examination techniques
  • 09.50 Break
  • 10.00 Elective UL conditions (shoulder/elbow/wrist & Hand)
  • 10.30 Common spine conditions
  • 11.15 Elective LL Conditions (hip/knee/F&A)
  • 12.00 Reading a Radiograph
  • 12.30 Lunch break (opportunity to ask questions)
  • 13.00 Case discussion UL
  • 13.30 Case discussion LL
  • 14.00 Injection/aspiration of joints
  • 14.25 break
  • 14.30 Common paediatric conditions including the limping child
  • 15.30 Consent for orthopaedic procedures
  • 16.00 How to approach a pathological fracture/bone lesion
  • 16.30 Orthopaedic Implants
  • 17.00 Final comments and close

Day 2: Trauma & Orthopaedic Emergencies

  • 08.45 Introduction and registration
  • 09.00 Orthopaedic Emergencies 1 including physiological response to trauma/major trauma/pelvis fractures
  • 09.55 break
  • 10.00 LL fractures
  • 11.00 UL fractures
  • 11.55 Break
  • 12.00 Orthopaedic Emergencies 2 including compartment syndrome/FES/septic joint/CES/dislocations
  • 13.00 Lunch
  • 13.30 Spine fractures and dislocations
  • 14.15 Manipulation of fractures and application of splints/casts
  • 14.55 Break
  • 15.00 Case discussions – Virtual Trauma Meeting
  • 16.00 Consent for common trauma list cases
  • 16.45 Questions and closing remarks
  • 17.00 Close


Price : 50£ per delegate

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Meet our Examining Faculty

Firas Arnaout

Firas Arnaout FRCS

Course Director 
Director of Education – Orthopaedic Academy


Nicola Evans FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Course Founder
Orthopaedic Tutor at Lancaster Medical School & Univeristy of Central Lancashire 

Aabid Sanaullah FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Educational Supervisor              University of Buckingham Medical School

Mohammed As-Sultany FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals

Abdullah Hanoun FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Tutor at University of Edinburgh


David Hughes
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

Shaheer Aslam Joiya

Honorary Clinical lecturer Glasgow university
Founder of the 6pm series

Kashif Memon
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Prince Charles Hospital 


Siddharth Kamat
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Educator – Orthopaedic Academy

Diab Diab

Princes Royal University Hospital