By: 5 May 2017
7–12 January 2018 – Oswestry Intensive Course in Basic Science in Orthopaedics; Oswestry

This popular course covers all the topics required for the basic science examination. It is for orthopaedic trainees who are seeking a strong foundation in basic orthopaedic sciences and for those trainees who are preparing for the FRCS (Tr & Orth) examinations.

Subjects covered on the course include:

  • Biomechanics and Tutorials;
  • Bone and Cartilage Biology;
  • Bone Tumours and Pathology;
  • Clinical Neurophysiology;
  • Clotting and DVT;
  • Foot and Ankle Biomechanics;
  • Fracture Healing;
  • Gait Analysis;
  • Hip and Knee Biomechanics;
  • Metabolic Bone Disease;
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics;
  • Upper Limb Biomechanics;
  • Spine Mechanics;
  • Skeletal Dysplasias;
  • Statistics Tutorial;
  • Surgical Site Infection/Theatre Design
  • Viva tutorials;

The course fee of £940 is inclusive of the new edition of the Basic Science for FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics). There will be a Course Dinner on Tuesday 9th January 2018.


Delegates can choose to pay for the course in one payment or 4 x instalments of £235 before attending.

There is a discounted fee for Oswestry/Stoke trainees ONLY of £450.

There is an option for delegates to pay £200 to attend on one day of their choosing of the course if they do not wish to attend for the whole week. Please contact Alison Whitelaw for a copy of the Programme.



Alison Whitelaw
Institute Administrator
01691 404661

Orthopaedic Institute
Arthritis Research Centre
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 7AG