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Paediatric Fractures & Dislocation Course

  • 18-Jan-2024
  • (MST)
  • Banff AB

CFD 2024

Course Overview

This course is designed for rural practitioners to learn the knowledge and skills necessary in the initial management of paediatric fractures. This course will include short didactic presentations addressing the correct diagnosis of paediatric fractures and the physiologic differences between paediatric and adult fractures that affect management. Live demonstration with hands-on practice will focus on appropriate casting and splinting methods. Participants will practice on each other, including applying casts and splints. (Appropriate attire is recommended.)

Course is limited to 24 participants

Date and time : January 18, 2024 All Day

Location: Banff Park Lodge, 222 Lynx Street, Banff AB

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, learners will be equipped to:

  • Identify and manage difficult paediatric fractures, including pitfalls in diagnosis
  • Review differences in management between paediatric and adult fractures
  • Apply proper casting technique in paediatric population with emphasis on maintenance of reduction


Sheila Sun Mielke, Education Consultant

Mia Huang, Program Assistant 


Originally posted by: Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development

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