Casting Course 3 - September 2019

8:00AM 5th Sep - 6:00PM 11th Oct 2019 Venue : Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Chomeley Court, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, HA7 4LP, United Kingdom Casting Course

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL - Please apply to be  placed on the waiting list or contact casting@boa.ac.uk for more information.

The British Casting Certificate course and examination is validated by the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) and the Association of Orthopaedic Practitioners (AOP) and it is a joint award with Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU). These courses and examinations run as five-week blocks. 

THE INSTRUCTORS
The instructors on the Courses are orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic nurses/tutors and nurses and/or technicians specialising in casting techniques.

COURSE CONTENT
The Content of the course includes underpinning knowledge of anatomy and physiology, trauma and orthopaedics, as well as Cast application techniques. Participants will have experience with a full range of modern materials and will learn how to use their special properties for particular applications.

COMPLETION OF COURSE
A total of 60 credits at University Diploma or Degree Level will be awarded by GCU to students who satisfactorily complete the course and attain a pass in each of the assessments. The assessments comprise a theoretical component (3000 words) and an Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE).

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