Paediatric Fractures Course 2018
Paediatric Fractures Course is organized by the Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development at the University of Calgary. It will be held on Jan 18, 2018 at Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel & Conference Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Other Health Professionals (remote practice sites). This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.0 credits.
Course Description :
This course is designed for rural practitioners to learn the knowledge and skills necessary in the initial management of pediatric fractures. This course will include short didactic presentations addressing the correct diagnosis of pediatric fractures and the physiologic differences between pediatric and adult fractures that affect management. Live demonstration with hands-on practice will focus on appropriate casting and splinting methods. Participants will practice on each other, including applying casts and splints (appropriate attire is suggested).
Course Objectives :
The intent of the course is for learners to:
• Identify and manage difficult pediatric fractures, including pitfalls in diagnosis
• Review differences in management between pediatric and adult fractures
• Apply proper casting technique in pediatric population with emphasis on maintenance of reduction
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
|Registration Type||End Date||Price|
|Physician - Course Fee||18 Jan,2018||CAD 480.00|
|Other Health Professional - Course Fee||18 Jan,2018||CAD 480.00|
|Student / Resident (FULL-TIME STUDENTS ONLY) - Course Fee||18 Jan,2018||CAD 480.00|