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Introduction to Sports Injuries Management

This one-day course provides an essential overview of the diagnosis, predisposing factors, mechanisms and surgical treatment options of common sports injuries.

You will have the opportunity to learn a systematic approach to managing sport injuries, with an emphasis on clinical examination of the athlete.

The course offers invaluable preparation for the MRCS, Diploma of FSEM and FCEM examinations and is also mapped to ISCP syllabus.

  • £155.00
  • 1 day
  • 6.00 CPD Points
£155.00
1 day
6.00 CPD Points

Suitability

This course is suitable for: FY1-2, CT1-2, ST3 and SAS grades.

Although targeted at orthopaedic trainees, this course is also suitable for trainees in sports exercise medicine, accident and emergency and rheumatology.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course, you should be able to: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of a range of common sports injuries and their respective treatments, including possible surgical techniques
  • Understand and discuss the diagnosis, assessment and management of sports injuries, including current controversies 
 

Format

This lively course involves lectures from invited experts in the sports injury field, case-based discussion sessions, clinical test demonstration and role-play.

Additional Information

Course content

You will cover a variety of topics during this course, including:

  • Acute injuries: ligament ankle and knee,
  • Muscular injuries: hamstring strain and quadriceps contusion
  • Upper limb injuries: shoulder dislocation
  • Overuse injuries: the painful tendon, chondral defects
  • Head injuries: concussion and return to play
  • Cardiac problems
  • The painful groin
  • Rehabilitation, return to play and the role of the physiotherapist

Take a look at a sample Introduction to Sports Injuries Management programme.

PGCert in Surgery Associated Course

You will be awarded 2 credits toward the Postgraduate Certificate in Surgery upon booking this course. (The inclusion of courses in the PGCert in Surgery is subject to availability)

Booking Options

Royal College Of Surgeons Courses

Thu
15
Jun
2017
£155.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

15 Jun 2017

Here is an overview of the programme

Intro to Sports Injuries Programme.pdf

£155.00

Course Fees:

Please note, for courses held at the College, we require full payment upon booking. Take a look at our cancellation policy first.

For regional and international course payments and terms & conditions, please contact the relevant centre.

Payments:

£155.00

LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Royal College of Surgeons
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
LONDON
WC2A 3PE
United Kingdom education@rcseng.ac.uk 020 7869 6300
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