Miller's Orthopaedic Review Course Programme

The Millers Orthopaedic Review Course (UK) is a four day orthopaedic review course, which is followed by the optional Advanced Clinical Examination & Viva Course (as detailed above).

All lecturers will be experienced Consultants or Fellows with the FRCS (Tr & Orth) examination who have been selected for their extensive teaching experience and good communication skills; the majority will be Fellowship trained specifically in the lectures that they are delivering.

The provisional programme is listed below - this may be subject to minor changes.

Orthopaedic Review FRCS Course Timetable: Day 1: Tuesday 3rd January 2017

07.30 Welcome & Registration Course Director,
Tom Cosker

08.30 Spine Pal Lakshmanan,
Consultant Spinal Surgeon

11.00 Coffee

 
11.30 Biomechanics Professor Richie Gill,
Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford

13.00 Lunch



14.00 Anatomy: The Upper Limb Tom Cosker,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

15.30 Coffee

 
16.00 Adult Hip

Alex Ashmore,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

17.30 Anatomy Pub Quiz Alex Ashmore,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

19.30 Close  

Orthopaedic Review FRCS Course Timetable: Day 2: Wednesday 4th January 2017

07.30 Spinal Deformity Colin Nnadi,
Consultant Spinal Surgeon

08.30 Foot & Ankle Trauma Major Arul Ramasamy,
The Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury Studies

09.30 Hands (I) Nick Riley, Dan Armstrong,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon's with an interest in Hand Surgery

11.00 Coffee

11.30 Hands (II) Nick Riley, Dan Armstrong,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon's with an interest in Hand Surgery

13.00

Lunch

 
14.00 Soft Tissue Knee

Guido Geutjens,
Consultant Knee and Arthroplasty Surgeon

16.00

Coffee

 
16.30 Knee Arthroplasty Guido Geutjens,
Consultant Knee and Arthroplasty Surgeon

18.00 Shoulder Amar Malhas,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with an interest in Shoulder Surgery

19.30 Close
Light evening buffet sponsored by Humphrey & Co.
 

Orthopaedic Review FRCS Course Timetable: Day 3: Thursday 5th January 2017

08.00 Orthopaedic Oncology (I) Tom Cosker,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

09.30 Coffee

 

10.00 Orthopaedic Oncology (II) Tom Cosker,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

11.30 Radiology for the FRCS (Orth) Dr Karen Partington, 
Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist

13.00 Lunch

 
14.00 Orthopaedic Rehabilitation David Henderson Slater,
Consultant in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

15.30 Coffee

 
16.00 Paediatric Orthopaedics (I) Andy Wainwright, Fergal Monsell & Nev Davies,
Consultant Orthopaedic Paediatric Surgeons

18.00 Coffee

 
18.30 Paediatric Orthopaedics (II) Andy Wainwright, Fergal Monsell & Nev Davies,
Consultant Orthopaedic Paediatric Surgeons

20.00 Course Dinner
 

Orthopaedic Review FRCS Course Timetable: Day 4: Friday 6th January 2017

08.00 Trauma Chris Moran,
Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

10.00 Coffee

 
10.30 Complex Trauma (I) Ben Ollivere, 
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Associate Professor

11.30 Statistics

Ben Ollivere, 
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Associate Professor

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Complex Trauma (II) Ben Ollivere, 
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Associate Professor

15.00 Foot & Ankle (I) Steve L. Haddad,
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Chicago

16.30 Coffee

 
17.00 Foot & Ankle (II) Steve L. Haddad,
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Chicago

18.30 Top Tips in Hip Arthroplasty


Adrian Taylor,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

19.30 Revision Hip Arthroplasty Adrian Taylor,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

21.00 Course Closure  

 

Day 5: Advanced Clinical Examination Course

The Advanced Clinical Examination Course will take place on Saturday 7th January 2017, and will start at 0800 with a series of short lectures from our examiners as to how they would perform an examination of each joint. Then at around 1100, delegates will be split into small groups and will rotate around a circuit of examination stations with a model to demonstrate on. Stations include:



Day 6: Viva for FRCS (Orth) Course

The Viva for FRC (Tr & Orth) Course will take place on Sunday 8th January 2017, and will start at 0900 where delegates will be split into small groups and will rotate around a circuit of viva stations including:

 

Examiners will allow all candidates adequate opportunity to formulate and practice their answers.

Participants may also be interested to note that previous candidates say they have learnt as much from others being examined as being examined themselves. Participants will be encouraged to participate using up to date educational techniques i.e. focusing on what other candidates did well, how they might improve etc.


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