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Activity description

88113 - Acute Orthopaedic Injury Part 1 - Interactive Online Module

Learn EM Pty Ltd

Interactive online course requiring the clinician to consider a range of the clinical problems and scenarios. Acute Orthopaedic injury is a common emergency presentation and occurs across all age groups with injuries ranging from minor through to limb or even life threatening.

Relevance to General Practice

The courses explores the assessment, radiological findings and the management of bone and soft tissue injuries of the upper limb. The course is divided into the following key areas :
1. Assessment of Limb Injury
2. Upper Limb Injuries
3. Splinting Limb Injuries

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify the immediate priorities in the assessment and management of the patient presenting with limb injury
  2. List fractures associated with a high risk for serious complications
  3. Identify the type of plaster cast used for management of fracture of the distal radius, scaphoid fracture, boxers fractures and fractures to the lower limb
  4. Describe the discharge advice and follow up for patients with limb casts
  5. Identify fractures associated with a high risk for complication and requiring urgent referral to orthopaedic services

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
  • Appropriate mode of care delivery to suit the needs of the patient

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
  • Professional knowledge and skills are reviewed and developed

D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Rural health
  • Adult health
  • Children and young people health
  • Musculoskeletal and sports medicine

Session summary


Sunday 1 Jan 2017 12:00am - Tuesday 31 Dec 2019 12:00am

This activity is readily available at any time







All attendees welcome

Target Audience

GPs and practice team

For more information contact...

Nikki Crichton
T: 0452129344