|Date||08 June 2017|
|Audience||GP, GP Trainer or educator|
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The main focus will be on knee and shoulder joints including an exploration of the safety issues and diagnostic examination of the joints. We will also be looking at less common ailments including tennis elbow, trigger finger and carpal tunnel and techniques of autologous blood injection and barbotage. There is the opportunity to ask questions during the course of the evening.
Increased confidence in diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of ailments and advanced joint injection techniques.
Who should attend?
Those who are delivering joint injections on a regular basis and those who wish expand their knowledge on less common ailments which can be treated by injection. If you do not meet this criteria, but feel this course would benefit you in your professional career please get in touch, we will be happy to discuss this with you and answer any questions.
Dr Grainne Doran will be opening the evening on behalf of the College and Dr Bruce Thompson will be facilitating the workshop. Dr Thompson qualified in 1985 from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, University of London. Following postgraduate training in Northern Ireland and South Africa he has been a GP partner in Lurgan since 1993. He ran a Sports Medicine Clinic in Craigavon Hospital from 1999-2006 and has been Lead GPwSI in the Southern Trust Orthopaedic ICATS since 2006, He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) and has been on the Specialist Register for SEM since 2011.