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2022 Courses

Virtual Orthopaedic Clinicals 2022

28th Feb - 24th Apr & 2nd May - 21st Jun

The Chesterfield, Sheffield & Derby FRCS Clinical Examination Course would like to thank everyone who participated in the Virtual Course for 2022. The course content was available on demand between Monday 28th February - Sunday 24th April and Monday 2nd May - Tuesday 21st June 2022 with the aim of helping delegates to prepare for the JCIE and JSCFE (International) FRCS Clinical Examinations. 

The online course provided lectures on all sub-specialty orthopaedic examinations  as well as extensive videos of common clinical cases and how to demonstrate essential clinical findings when asked by examiners. 

Just a small sample of the cases that were included: Hip arthrodesis | Femoral malunion | Polio and knee replacement failure | Knee ligamentous deficiencies | Post traumatic knee arthritis | Below Knee amputation | Cavovarus feet | Pes planovalgus | Hallux valgus | The stiff ankle | Cervical myelopathy | Foot drop | Kyphosis | Ankylosing spondylitis | Scoliosis | Cleidocranial dysostosis | Achondroplasia | Cerebral palsy | Neurofibromatosis | Fibula hemimelia | Shoulder cuff arthropathy | Distal biceps rupture | ACJ dislocation | Winged scapula | Radio-ulna synostosis | Brachial plexus | Ulna nerve lesion | Dropped fingers | Dupuytrens | 1st CMC joint OA | Radial Club hand.

We hope everyone enjoyed the course and encourage individuals to keep an eye on the website for information about new and upcoming events.

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  • Pre-recorded lectures

  • Pre-recorded examinations of patients

  • Key features of common exam pathology

  • Exam-ready answers to pathology often seen in the FRCS Tr & Orth Clinical Examinations

  • Examination Pearls

  • Hip Examination & Cases

  • Knee Examination & Cases

  • Foot & Ankle Examination & Cases

  • Spine Examination & Cases

  • Hand & Wrist Examination & Cases

  • Shoulder & Elbow Examination & Cases  

  • Brachial Plexus & Peripheral Nerve Examination & Cases

  • Paediatric Examination including Leg Length Discrepancy & Cases

  • Gait for the FRCS

  • Paediatric Short Cases: All you need to know for the FRCS 

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2020 Course Feedback 

"Really valuable, and very grateful for the work that made this possible despite COVID. Well structured, chaired, filmed and explained throughout"

"I did not expect the virtual course to be that good. Very well organized and to the point"

"Very well organised and delivered. Covered a lot of material with concise quality relevant teaching"

"Certainly the best course I have attended. I would recommend this to everyone. It was a great experience which help us identify what is expected to pass the FRCS section II"

"Overall, the course was well organised and comprehensive. It was an academic feast with examiners demonstrating the signs and clinical findings. It makes the exam preparation very easy"

"Excellent course. Excellent format. Delivered perfectly"

"I was incredibly impressed by the variety of cases and the fantastic explanations"

"Impressive faculty and demonstrations. Love the logical explanation of each clinical examination"


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