Management and Plastering Workshop

by Jun 22, 20170 comments

Acute Hand and Wrist Injuries

Can you correctly identify a serious hand or wrist injury? Are you competent at application of plaster for immobilisation of an injured hand/wrist? GPs and PNs are invited to attend this workshop where you will develop the knowledge and skills required to manage a serious hand/wrist injury.

Event Information

DATE – Tuesday 18 July 2017

TIME – 6:30pm registration and dinner 7:00-9:00pm workshop

VENUE – Wise Emergency Clinic, 33-39 Talavera Rd, Macquarie Park. Entrance via Khartoum Rd, with free parking onsite.

SPEAKERS – Dr Rui Niu

Dr Rui Niu graduated From Medicine at the University of New South Wales with First Class Honours in 2007. In the last 10 years, Dr Niu has undertaken advanced orthopaedics surgery training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Royal North Shore Hospital and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. He was an academic lecturer at UNSW and has been a faculty for 4 years with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in the Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) program. Dr Niu passed the Australian Orthopaedic Association and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Fellowship exams in 2016. He will complete his fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at Sydney Shoulder Research Institute with Dr Cass and Dr Young in 2017. Dr Niu is passionate about trauma surgery and believes education and access improves patient care.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Assess and identify a serious injury in the wrist and hand
2. Explain the reasons and methods for immobilization of the hand and wrist
3. Utilise the knowledge and skills gained in order to appropriately and effectively apply a backslab plaster

COST – There is no cost for GPs and Practice Nurses within the Sydney North Primary Health Network region

ENQUIRIES – Cathy or Judy – Education Team – 9432 8250 [email protected]

Read More

Covid-19 test
Healthcare

COVID-19 Testing for travel

COVID-19 Testing for travel  With international travel ramping up WiSE is happy to help you get on your way. WiSE has been accredited by the International Airline Transport Association (IATA) to issue travel PCR tests.  A PCR test looks for fragments of...

Should you ice after an injury?
Blog, Press

Should you ice after an injury?

Over the past 5 years, there has been a topical debate over whether we should ice after an injury or not. In 1978 we used the acronym RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation,) to treat any soft tissue injury. This acronym has evolved over the years to PRICE...

The "new" normal
Blog, Press

The ‘New’ Normal!

The first time your cat rested itself upon your keyboard was cute. The second..third - fourth time, a little less cute, a little more diabolical.  We are seeing laws relax and people and businesses itching to return to work. Businesses across every sector are...

Where have all the patients gone?
Blog, Press

Where Have All The Patients Gone?

Hallmarking the signs of war - fear and terror preparing for the onslaught. Battle shields (face) ready. Through the wall and doors - burst like a ruthless force. Reasonable preparation as we watched our Italian colleagues decide who lives or dies. The Trolley...

ACL injuries and where we are going wrong
Blog, Press

ACL Injuries and Where We Are Going Wrong

From a patient who has suffered two ACL reconstruction’s consecutively over a 2-year period, I understand how traumatic they truly can be. In Sydney we have one of the highest re-injury rates of ACL reconstructions. Up to 40% of patients have been reported to...