Miller's Orthopaedic Review Course Programme

Clinical & Viva for FRCS (Tr & Orth) Course, Oct 8th - 9th 2016

Our Clinical & Viva for FRCS (Tr & Orth) courses, which usually follow the UK Miller Orthopaedic Review Course as part of our complete course package, will be taking place at the prestigious Eynsham Hall in Witney, Oxfordshire over the weekend of 8th - 9th October 2016.

The Advanced Clinical Examination Course will take place on Saturday 8th October 2016, 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:

 

The Viva for FRC (Tr & Orth) Course will take place on Sunday 9th October 2016, and will start at 0900 where delegates will be split into small groups and will rotate around a circuit of viva stations including:

UK Miller Orthopaedic Review Course 2017, Jan 9th - 14th 2017

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 2017 course programme will be finalised closer to the course. To give you a good idea of the scope of our course, below you will find a copy of our previous January 2016 course programme.

Orthopaedic Review FRCS Course Timetable: Day 1: Monday

07.30 Registration

08.15 Welcome Course Director,
Tom Cosker

08.30 Spinal Deformity Colin Nnadi,
Consultant Spine Surgeon

09.30 Hands (I) Ramon Tahmassebi,
Consultant Hand Surgeon

10.30 Coffee

11.00 Hands (II) Ramon Tahmassebi,
Consultant Hand Surgeon

13.00 Lunch

 
14.00 Basic Science

Fazal Ali,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

15.00 Upper Limb Anatomy Tom Cosker,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

16.00 Coffee

 
16.30 Adult Hip

Alex Ashmore,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

18.30 Anatomy Pub Quiz Alex Ashmore,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

20.00 Close - light sponsored evening buffet  

Orthopaedic Review FRCS Course Timetable: Day 2: Tuesday

07.30 Spine Pal Lakshmanan,
Consultant Spinal Surgeon

10.00 Coffee

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

12.00 Radiology for the FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Dr Karen Partington,
Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist

13.00

Lunch

 
14.00 Orthopaedic Oncology

Duncan Whitwell,
Consultant Orthopaedic Tumour Surgeon

16.00 Coffee

 
16.30 Pelvic Trauma Ben Ollivere,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Associate Professor

17.30 Basic Science Ben Ollivere,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Associate Professor

18.30 Coffee

 
19.00 Orthopaedic Rehabilitation David Henderson Slater,
Consultant in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

20.00 Close  

Orthopaedic Review FRCS Course Timetable: Day 3: Wednesday

07.30 Lower Limb Anatomy Tom Cosker,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

09.00 Coffee

 

09.30 Soft Tissue Knee Guido Geutjens,
Consultant Knee and Arthroplasty Surgeon

11.30 Knee Arthroplasty Guido Geutjens,
Consultant Knee and Arthroplasty Surgeon

12.30 Lunch  
13.30 Infection & Deformity Martin McNally
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Limb Reconstruction

15.30 Coffee

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

18.30 Coffee

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

20.30 Close  

Orthopaedic Review FRCS Course Timetable: Day 4: Thursday

08.00 Trauma Chris Moran,
Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

10.00 Statistics in Orthopaedics Dr David Beard,
Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford

11.30 Shoulder

Tom Cosker,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

12.30 Lunch

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

14.30 Coffee

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

16.00 Revision Knee Arthroplasty Will Jackson,
Consultant Knee and Arthroplasty Surgeon

18.00 Coffee

18.30 Revision Hip


Duncan Whitwell,
Consultant Orthopaedic Tumour Surgeon
19.30 Top Tips in Hip Arthroplasty Adrian Taylor,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

20.30 Close &
Miller UK 2016 Course Dinner
 

 

Day 5: Advanced Clinical Examination Course

The Advanced Clinical Examination Course will take place on Saturday 8th October 2016, 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 9th October 2016, 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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