This 1 day day Introduction to Orthopedic Surgery will start at 9:00am Saturday and finish at 2:00PM. Additional 2 hrs of Online Education is Required.
Class is limted to 18 attendees
AGENDASterility Aseptic Techniques -Scrub for SurgeryStudents learn the rationale and procedures for scrubbing, gowning, and gloving for surgical team members preparing to participate in an invasive orthopedic procedure. Additionally, an in-depth focus on peri-operative techniques which allows the student to gain knowledge on patient care before, during and after orthopedic surgical procedures (i.e., how to dress wounds, identify infectious processes, practice aseptic techniques and maintain a sterilized environment for the patient). Specifically, upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: • Discuss the principles of aseptic technique as applied to scrubbing, gowning, and gloving• Describe the surgical hand scrub/rub procedure• Describe the correct method for donning gowns and gloves• Describe the correct method for removing gowns and gloves• Identify the sterile areas of the gown
Surgical Suturing TechniquesDuring this course, participants will gain insight into the anatomy of the skin, principles of healing, and basic wound care. Instrument handling, basic biopsy and excision techniques, suturing methods, undermining, and the application of adhesives will be demonstrated and practiced.Fracture Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF)TechniquesParticipants gain hands-on experience in a simulated orthopedic surgical clinical course. Participants will learn to handle orthopedic surgical equipment and demonstrate select orthopedic surgical procedures. Long Bone ORIF Fracture Reduction• Open reduction and internal fixation of a linear long bone fracture• Removal plates and screws
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