Learning Objectives 
  • Identify common joint dislocations including: shoulder, patella, digits, hips
  • Determine the appropriate treatment options for common joint dislocations
  • Provide relevant post relocation follow up for patients
  • Determine when it is realistic to attempt relocation without parenteral sedation
  • Choose what methods should be used when relocating joints without parenteral sedation


Dr Andrew Perry
Andrew Perry
Dr Andrew Perry is an Emergency Medicine physician with a sub-specialty focus on Pre-Hospital and Retrieval Medicine.  He currently splits his time between working at a number of emergency departments in South Australia and for the Queensland retrieval service. He has interests in medical education, medical politics and clinical governance. He has held a number of state and national advocacy roles with several organisations including the Australian Medical Association, the Australian Medical Council and the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.


About the Presenters
Dr Alistair Fergusson FACEM
Emergency Medicine Consultant, Royal Adelaide Hospital


Stuart Smith RN NP
Nurse Practitioner, Modbury Hospital
Stuart completed his Registered Nurse training in 1992 whilst serving in The Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service in the UK.
He commenced his career in emergency in 1994 and as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner in 1998. He subsequently worked in several large teaching hospitals in the UK including the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, St Thomas’ Hospital in London and Southampton General Hospital. He has also worked in nurse-led Minor Injury Units and Walk-in-Centres. In 2000, he worked in Chile as an Expedition Medic for three months with Raleigh International.
In 2007, Stuart embarked on a long held desire to live and work in Australia, which brought him to the Lyell McEwin Hospital in northern Adelaide. In 2015 he was seconded to Modbury Hospital Emergency Department.
Alongside his role in the Emergency Department, he also holds an adjunct Lecturers position with the University of South Australia’s School of Nursing. In 2015 he was awarded a Fellowship of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners.

June Montgomery RN NP

June Montgomery is an Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) working across the emergency departments (ED) of the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN). She has worked in Australia for seven years, primarily at Noarlunga Hospital ED. She joined the Royal Air Force (RAF) as a medic at the age of 17 and gained her paramedic and aeromedical transfer qualifications soon after. During this time she served in the first Iraq war and the Yugoslavian conflict.
She left the RAF in 1993 and shortly thereafter became a registered nurse working in the Emergency Department. She began practising as a NP in 2004.
She has particular interests in paediatrics, wounds and musculo-skeletal injuries especially joint relocations.