Orthopaedics is a medical specialty that focuses on the care, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with disorders of the bones, muscles, joints, ligaments, nerves, tendons, and skin. An element makes up the musculoskeletal system
What Will You Learn?
- This course highlights the role of an orthopaedic technician in ensuring a clean and sterile environment. They are introduced to invasive and non-invasive procedures in a lab setting. Some topics also include aseptic techniques and implementation with emphasis on skills students need to assist an orthopaedic surgeon with procedures. This study provides students with a foundation in the basic principles and history of radiology.
Closed reductions of fractures, plaster application
Debridement of open fractures, external fixations
Internal fixations of minor fractures with K wire
Manipulative correction of congenital problems like CTEV
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