Splinting, Immobilisation and Fracture Management Program

15 Dec 2021
08:45 AM - 04:30 PM


Available to
Practice Nurses
Practice Staff

Continuing Professional Development

CPD Points unavailable

Event Location
Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne
649 Bridge Road

The Splinting, Immobilisation and Fracture Management Program is designed to provide students with practical skills to manage a range of commonly presented injuries in the Primary Healthcare setting. The program focusses on hands on skills and delivers an interactive and engaging workshop as students learn a broad variety of injury management skills.

The program has been reviewed and endorsed by the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA). 

Upon successful completion of the program, students should have the practical skills and knowledge to enable them to manage a range of injuries. Practical skills and demonstrations will include: 

  • Bandaging 
  • Scaphoid injury management 
  • Neurovascular and vascular review using doppler 
  • Head, neck, and cervical immobilisation 
  • Arm, shoulder, and clavicle immobiliser sling systems 
  • Upper limb management including circumferential casting, thermoplastic splinting and polymer foam splinting 
  • Hip fractures, stabilisation, and management 
  • Lower limb management including ortho glass polyurethane coated splinting, air and delta express speed 
  • splinting systems to lower limbs 
  • Use of walking aids, daily living aids and mobility aids