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Sheffield Paediatric Orthopaedic and Trauma Skills Course

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SPOTS 2024
6th - 8th November

After a hugely successful 2022 course, we look forward to welcoming you to the INOX Centre at the University of Sheffield.  

In association with The Sharrard Society

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This course has been designed to help consultants and senior trainees keep up-to-date and practice skills in both elective and trauma Paediatric Orthopaedics. It is based here in Sheffield at the INOX Centre with a national and international invited faculty. Over the period of the course during the three days we aim to cover many aspects of elective and trauma Paediatric Orthopaedics. 

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2024 COURSE OVERVIEW

WEDNESDAY 6th NOVEMBER - Lower Limb Trauma

08:00-08:30 - Registration and coffee

08:30-08:45 - Welcome and Housekeeping

08:45-09:15 - PRESENTATION - Introduction to paediatric lower limb trauma

09:15-09:45 - PRESENTATION - Principles of elastic nailing and tips & tricks in the

                        LOWER LIMB

09:45-10:45 - Skills stations: Elastic nailing LL

10:45-11:00 - Coffee

11:00-12:00 - PRESENTATION - Lower limb trauma challenging cases 

12:00-13:00 - Skills stations: PNP Nail

13:00-13:30 - Lunch

13:30-15:00 - CASE DISCUSSIONS - to include lower limb trauma

15:00-15:30 - Skills stations: Spica cast

15:30-15:45 - Tea

15:45-16:15 - PRESENTATION - Fractures about the knee

16:15-16:45 - PRESENTATION - Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

16:45-17:30 - DEMO - SCFE pinning

17:30            - CLOSE

THURSDAY 7th NOVEMBER -
Upper Limb Trauma and Infection

08:00-08:15 - Registration and coffee

08:15-08:45 - PRESENTATION - Introduction to paediatric                                upper limb trauma

08:45-09:15 - PRESENTATION - Principles of elastic nailing                            and tips & tricks in the UPPER LIMB

09:15-10:15 - Skills Stations - Elastic nailing UL

10:15-10:30 - Coffee

10:30-11:30 - CASE DISCUSSIONS - Upper limb trauma

11:30-12:00 - PRESENTATION - Tips & tricks for fractures                                around the elbow

12:00-12:30 - LIVE DEMO  - Supracondylar masterclass

12:30-13:30 - Skills Stations - Supracondylar and lateral                                condyle

13:30-14:00 - Lunch

14:00-14:30 - PRESENTATION - Managing paediatric                                        musculoskeletal infection

14:30-15:30 - CASE DISCUSSIONS - Paediatric infection

15:30-15:45 - Tea

15:45-16:45 - PRESENTATION - Paediatric orthopaedic                                    radiology - bone lesions and normal variants

16:45-17:30 - PANEL DEBATE - Perthes

17:30 - CLOSE

19:00 - Course Dinner (entry by purchase of ticket)

FRIDAY 8th NOVEMBER - Elective Paeditaric Orthopaedics

08:15-08:30 - Registration and coffee

08:30-09:00 - Understanding gait analysis

09:00-09:15 - Technical tips - VDRO 

09:15-10:15 - Skills Stations - VDRO

10:15-10:30 - Coffee

10:30-11:30 - Small Group Discussions - CP cases

11:30-12:00 - Skills Station option 1: Botox / Skills Station option 2:                                Telescopic nail

12:00-12:30   - PRESENTATION - Pathological bone disease

12:30-13:00   - Lunch

13:00 - 13:30 - PRESENTATION - Flat foot / cavovarus foot

13:30 - 14:15 - Skills Station - CTEV / atypical CTEV / CVT

13:30 - 14:15 - Parallel breakout: Case discussions on complex foot                                  deformity

14:15-14:30 - Tea

14:30-15:00 - PRESENTATION - Principles of DDH management 

15:00-16:00 - CASE DISCUSSION - DDH early / late / adolescent 

16:00 - 16:15 - Final remarks and close

In association with The Sharrard Society

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Contact

CONTACT

INOX Centre

Level 5, Students' Union Building, Durham Road, Sheffield S10 2TG

 

All course enquiries to:

SPOTS 2024 Event Manager

Jai Mistry: jai@miceorganiser.com

Tel: 07903 811 765

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