Acute Orthopaedic Injury (2): Lower Limb Injury and Joint Dislocations

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Acute Orthopaedics (2)

Assessment and Management of Lower Limb Injuries and Joint Dislocation

Latest Course update: January 2016

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. In this second part of the course we explore the assessment and management of lower limb injury, the diagnosis and treatment of joint dislocation, and briefly touch on the role of procedural sedation to assist joint and fracture reductio:

  1. Assessment and management of lower limb soft tissue and bony injury

  2. Diagnosis and treatment of joint dislocation

  3. Role of procedural sedation in reduction of fractures and dislocation

Information about the course

  • Designed for medical officers, nurses, paramedics, and students in all medical fields

  • CME hours: Certified for 8 hours of continuing medical education

  • CPD accredited with RACGP and ACRRM

  • Duration of enrolment: 12 months (commences from the date of course enrolment)

  • CPD certificate provided with successful completion of the course

ACRRM Accredited CourseCourse Accreditation


  • Course Code: 8624

  • Points Allocation: 30 PRPD Points

RACGP Accredited ActivityRACGP

  • Activity Number: 91284

  • Points Category: Category 1

  • Points Allocation: 40 Points