GP Knee Joint Injection workshop

13 July 2017 Lion Health, Lowndes Road, Stourbridge DY8 3SS

This free GP knee joint injection and examination workshop will offer one and a half hours of learning time, with confirmation issued on attendance. The workshop is suitable for GPs who currently have no joint injections experience and are looking find out more about the subject to perform in general practice, as well as being suitable for GPs who currently inject and are seeking to refresh their injection technique.

The format of the evening will include a brief lecture/overview of indications for injecting the knee, followed by practical techniques using an electronic knee model, giving attendees the opportunity to practice their injection technique. There will also be a live model giving delegates the opportunity to practice their examination technique. The workshop runs from 6.55pm - 8.25pm, with optional buffet from 6.30pm. 

The workshop will be delivered by Mr Duncan Learmonth, Consultant Orthopaedic Knee and Shoulder Surgeon of the Midland Orthopaedic Practice. Learning objectives from the session include:

  • Indications for injecting the knee
  • Aspiration and Injection sites
  • Sites for injections
  • Tips and tricks
  • Aftercare
  • Complications.

To book your place/s or for any further information please call or text Michelle Gallinagh on 07929 569787 or email michelle@midlandorthopaedicpractice.co.uk