Immobilization & Wound Closure (Non-Vital Trauma)
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Saturday October 12th: 09:00-18:00 & Sunday October 13th: 08:00-11:00
- Jean-Jacques Banihachémi (France)
- Abdelouahab Bellou (USA)
- Alberto Gregori (Scotland)
- Rashid Abu-Rajad (Scotland)
- Patricia O'Connor (Scotland)
- Régis Pailhé (France)
- Franck Verschuren (Belgium)
- Francis Launois (France)
- Mohamed Ben Aissa (Belgium)
Maximum number : 30
All professionals involved in the management of non-vital traumatology: EPs, orthopedists, nurses, immobilization technicians, medical students.
Non-vital trauma represents 40-60% of chief complaints in the ED. There are many pitfalls in the diagnosis of lesions generating therapeutic delays that can be dramatic in terms of functional prognosis for the patient. To avoid complications, it is essential to develop strong collaboration between orthopedic surgeons involved in trauma emergencies and emergency physicians (EPS). This course will be led by EPs and ED nurses in collaboration with orthopedic surgeons.
1. To learn the relevant immobilization techniques of the upper and lower limbs:
d. Specific assets: shoulder, finger.
2. To learn how to manage sutures of wound injuries in the ED.
This session will take place over 2 days involving EPs, orthopedic surgeons and immobilization technicians ED nurses. This session will be exclusively practical and interactive. Experts will show how to carry out the various fixed assets and answer the trainees' questions. Trainees will be distributed into 3 groups.
1- Immobilization workshop with 2 groups: All trainees will practice with each other with the support of the trainers. The goal is to provide skills in all types of immobilization of limbs.
2- Sutures workshop: trainees will practice on simulation tool.
Saturday 12 October
Introduction of the course and presentation of the basic rules on immobilization techniques
Practice on immobilization workshop (upper limbs):
Practice on immobilization workshop (lower limbs):
|17:00-18:00||Clinical Cases series with quiz MCQ|
Sunday 13 October
|08:00-08:30||Basic rules on suture techniques|
Sutures workshop synthetic surgical glue
|10:30-11:00||Conclusion and Diploma|