Course Synopsis

Orthopaedic surgery is unique amongst the surgical disciplines in that it requires not only an understanding of anatomy and clinical sciences, and accruement of surgical skills, but also a sound foundation in biomechanics.Although the former domains are extensively covered during undergraduate and postgraduate medical training, musculoskeletal biomechanics has traditionally been less well covered in the core training.

'Basic biomechanics in Orthopaedics' is a one day course that helps fill in this gap. This course covers the fundamental biomechaincal principles that must be considered in making Orthopaedic decisions. It also introduces participants to the basic engineering concepts behind common Orthopaedic implants. This understanding will help to make the clinical practice in Orthopaedics more rewarding, and stimulate further enthusiasm for the speciality.

The course is delivered through a combination of interactive lectures, small group exercises and discussions, and practicals and demonstrations.

The course is awarded 6CPD points by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

The course fee includes FREE textbook, lunch, beverages and a certificate.

Course Fee
Doctors (All grades)£10 discount per person if 2 people attend the course together. £199
FREE textbook RRP £37.99
Course Programme
08:30 Registration 11:15 Break 14:45 Group Discussion
09:00 Introduction to the course 11:30 Group Discussion 15:45 Break
09:10 Basic Principles in Biomechanics 12:30 Biomechanics of Fracture Fixation I 16:00 Imaging in Orthopaedics
09:40 Biomechanics of Hip and THR 13:15 Lunch 16:45 Case Based Discussion
10:30 Biomechanics of Knee and TKR 14:00 Biomechanics of Fracture Fixation II 17:30 Feedback & Closure