This course will cover the principles of casting and acute plaster slabs, and complete casts for the upper and lower limbs will be demonstrated and practised.
At the completion of this course, you should:
• Understand the principles of casting
• Understand the types of materials available and their properties
• Know how to apply a short arm, scapoid and short leg cast
• Know how to appraise the casts
• Understand the care, warnings and precautions involved in these casts