This workshop will focus on Back Slab Application for ED

Wendy Sorrell (BSN Medical) & Jacqui Sullivan (Orthopaedics OPD RAH)

This workshop provided by BSN Medical is a 2hour hands-on practical workshop aimed at EMSA delegates interested in improving their knowledge and skills in back slab application in the ED. This workshop will be hosted a the

The workshop will include:

  • Information about back slab product selection: Plaster of Paris (POP) backslab vs Prelude slabs vs full cast
  • Plastering Techniques for different upper and lower limb injuries frequently seen in ED – including the opportunity to practice these on each other.
  • Post plaster application observations and patient instructions.
  • Plaster removal/trouble shooting.