Hertfordshire's 5th Orthopaedic Masterclass

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£105+VAT (early bird offer)

Pendley Manor Hotel,Cow Lane, Tring HP23 5QY

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51.797053, -0.634763

Early Bird Booking Offer - First 30 places at only £105+VAT

CPD Gateway are pleased to announce our Hertfordshire 5th Orthopaedic Master Class taking place at Pendley Manor Hotel, Cow Lane, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5QY on Saturday 13th October 2018. This interesting, exciting and innovative programme offers 8 hours CPD with all refreshments, buffet lunch and handout booklet of slides and presentations included.

The Programme:

The Rotator Cuff Journey from Impingement to Tears to Arthroplasty - All You Need to Know by Mr Tony Corner, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
This lecture will present all the fundamental issues and latest techniques for the treatment of all rotator cuff pathology from simple impingement to rotator cuff tears to cuff tear arthropathy. The role of non-operative and operative techniques will be demonstrated and the principles of decision making explained. The principles of the rehabilitation for each treatment option will also be discussed. The attendees will develop a greater understand of the decision making and treatment principles for the full spectrum of rotator cuff disease.
Lower Back Surgery and Post-Operative Rehab by Mr James Langdon, Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon
This talk will discuss recent developments and present a framework for the investigation and management of low back pain. Mr James Langdon, Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon, will discuss the potential management options, indications for surgery as well as sharing his advice on how the AHP can work together with the surgeon to optimise patient recovery post-surgery. The audience will gain a clear understanding of the surgery these patients are likely to receive, and how to manage these patients following intervention.

The Non-Arthritic Hip; Hip Arthroscopy, Pathologies and Rehab by Mr Paul Whittingham-Jones, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon 
Mr Paul Whittingham-Jones will cover the more common conditions of the hip that occur in the younger, more active patient. This lecture will explore the causes of the pathology, the diagnosis and treatment including rehabilitation. Different presenting problems, examination techniques and diagnostic tips will be covered.
An Update on Elbows by Miss Tressa Amir, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Injuries to the elbow are less common than the rest of the upper limb. However, once injured, the consequences can be serious, especially if the injury is not recognised and treated early on. In this talk Miss Tressa Amir, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, will discuss some of the most common causes of pain in the elbow, and the treatment options available to provide the best possible outcome. The talk will cover the following conditions:

  • Tennis Elbow, (Elbow Epicondylitis)
  • Golfer’s Elbow, (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Instability of the elbow

Advances in Hip & Knee surgery by Mr Tim Waters, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
In this session Mr Waters, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, will review the investigation and treatment of a variety of common hip & knee problems, particularly degenerative joint disease. The session will cover new techniques and materials used in joint replacements including rehabilitation and “enhanced recovery”. He will discuss the effect of the obesity epidemic on hip & knee problems. Problematic joint replacements will be reviewed, including the recently publicised problems relating to metal-on-metal implants. The talk will cover the following points:

  • Anatomy - “where do the problems arise?”
  • Examination & Investigations
  • “When joint replacements go bad...”
  • Revision joint replacements - “We can rebuild him – we have the technology”

Hands and Wrists by Mr Jeremy Read, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
A talk by the leading hand and wrist surgeon Mr Jeremy Read will be confirmed shortly. Watch this space…

Diagnostics and Imaging for Primary Care Practitioners by Dr Alok Arya, Consultant Radiologist
This session will cover advice on the main diagnostic pathways to follow in relation to a number of the most common Musculoskeletal and Spinal conditions.  It will provide a practical approach to assessing your patients and will include advice on the most appropriate diagnostic referral pathways including MRI, Ultrasound  and X-ray.

  • When is it time to refer for imaging? What cues and prompts should we be looking for?
  • Asking the right diagnostic and management questions to guide the use of imaging.
  • The right tool for the job. We will look at examples of which modalities are best for investigating conditions of the shoulder, knee, ankle, hip and spine.
  • How to refer when it’s not straightforward. We will give hints and tips as to how you can steer your patient towards the imaging they need.

What's included: Admission to all day event, handout booklet containing speaker's notes/slides, breakfast pastries / fruit, mid morning snack, 2 course hot and cold buffet lunch, afternoon tea and cake, Certificate of Attendance, 8 hours CPD.