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Rehabilitation of Fractures in Disasters and Conflicts

Online Course: Rehabilitation of Fractures in Disasters and Conflicts

Learn about the assessment and treatment considerations for fractures in emergency settings

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Introduction

Fracture rehabilitation in conflicts and disasters is frequently complicated as patients often present with complex poly-trauma. Complications can even occur alongside simple fractures. This course will examine the assessment and treatment considerations for fractures and highlight some of the common complications seen in disaster and conflict settings.

Aims

This course aims to increase your knowledge of the guiding principles of assessing and treating fractures in disasters and conflicts while maintaining professional standards of care. It also explores the higher risk of secondary complications in conflicts and disasters, due to factors associated with disrupted health systems and issues of access.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Considerations for Early Rehabilitation of Fractures in Disasters and Conflicts
  2. Case Study

Target audience

This course is aimed at rehabilitation professionals, students and assistants including but not limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Rehabilitation Doctors, Rehabilitation Nurses, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Psychologists, Audiologists, Dietetics, Social Workers. Community Health Workers, Nurses or Medical Doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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