May 2024 - Casting Course 2

12:00AM 7th May - 12:00AM 14th Jun 2024 Venue : Louis Fleischmann Concert Hall, LFNH, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, HA7 4LP Casting Course

The British Casting Certificate course and examination is validated by the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) and the Association of Orthopaedic Practitioners (AOP). COURSE FEES UK & IE Candidates - £3,500.00 International Candidates - £3,525.00 ELIGIBILITY At least one year's full-time experience in casting application. You must have sufficient theoretical knowledge and experience in caring for patients and outpatients with trauma and orthopaedic conditions. Applicants must be supported by a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, who is a Home Fellow member of the BOA, and from your Line Manager. PRE-LEARNING Prior to attending the course, it is a requirement for all candidates to study the theory as shown in the Syllabus. A learning log will also be supplied once accepted onto the course and should be completed before the first day of attendance. THE INSTRUCTORS The instructors on the Courses are Orthopaedic Nurses and/or Senior Orthopaedic Practitioners specialising in casting, with additional teaching qualifications. Guest lecturers include Orthopaedic Surgeon's, Clinical Nurse specialists and extended scope Physiotherapists. 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 The BCC will be awarded 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). CANCELLATION POLICY For cancellations between 2-6 weeks of the start of the course there is a 50% cancellation fee. For cancellations 2 weeks or less of the start of the course there is no refund of course fees. Contact: Alice Coburn/Mia Gordon Email: [email protected]