Approach to acute injury
Candidates are taught how to manage acute injuries and the best approach to deal with injured patient. They are taught how to examine patient with injury pearls and pitfalls when dealing with specific injuries.
Soft Tissue Injuries
Candidates are taught about different soft tissue injuries, tips for identifying them and management strategies in emergency department.
Traumatic and non-traumatic musculoskeletal pain
Candidates are taught how to diagnose different types of musculoskeletal injuries. They are taught skills to diagnose the underlying cause of non-traumatic musculoskeletal pain and best management plan for each cause.
Fractures commonly seen in ED
Candidates are taught how to diagnose different types of fractures, how to manage these fractures and when to refer to Orthopedic specialty. Candidates are taught fracture management skills and reduction skills in emergency department.
Candidates are taught how to manage foreign bodies in emergency department, best diagnosing modality, best technique to remove foreign bodies. They are taught how to diagnose complications related to foreign bodies and how to manage them. Candidates are taught about best antibiotic choice.
Infections and Inflammation and treatment
Candidates are taught how diagnose and manage different types of infections and inflammatory conditions. Candidates are taught about best antibiotic choice.
Bites and management
Candidates are taught how to deal with different types of bites. They are taught about vaccination strategies, choice of antibiotics, role of debridement and surgical care. They are taught when to choose antibiotics. They are also taught the causative organism in each type of bite.
Casting, Splinting and Immobilization in ED
Candidates are taught casting and splinting techniques in emergency department. Candidates are taught different types of casting used and given expertise to use it. They are taught the skills of casting, skills to identify complications and also taught how to manage these.
Emergency radiology in Orthopedic problems
Candidates are taught role of X-rays in diagnosing different types of injuries, fractures and dislocations. Candidates are taught how to interpret X-rays in fractures and injuries.
Conscious Sedation in Acute Orthopedic problems
Candidates are taught importance of procedural sedation in emergency department. They are taught how to choose drugs for conscious sedation in different orthopedic emergencies. Candidates are taught how to make patient pain free in different orthopedic emergencies and during manipulation.
Manipulation and Reduction on Acute Orthopedic Emergencies
Candidates are taught different reduction techniques in emergency department and they are also taught how to make patients pain free while manipulating their injured extremity. Hands on training is given to candidates. They are also taught the serious underlying conditions and managing these conditions. They are also taught when to refer patient to orthopedic specialty.
POCUS in Trauma and injuries
Candidates are taught role of ultrasound in diagnosing as well as in management of traumatic and non-traumatic injuries. Candidates are taught how to identify fractures, inflammation, collections in injuries.