This one day injection course blends lectures, joint assessment demonstrations, clinical scenarios and practical time with injection practice on full body Thiel fixed Cadavers (Shoulder, Elbow & Hand, Hip & Knee, Foot & Ankle) in order to correctly identify injection target.
On completion of the course the delegates should be able to explain the pharmacology of local anaesthetic and corticosteroid drugs as well as the indications for and contraindications to injection techniques. They will also be able to perform peripheral joint examination/assessment of patients and to correctly identify the pathology and determine the appropriate drug selection and dosage.
The course will help the delegate develop skills required to perform safe peripheral joint injection.
If you would like to attend the Minor Surgery for General Practicioners Course the day before (29th October) please complete the online registration form.
The University of Dundee is currently the leading centre in the UK using Thiel embalmed cadavers, thanks to the pioneering work of its Centre of Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID.) for more information on our Thiel courses.