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Certificate Course in Orthopaedics & Traumatology for Nurses
Class 10
September 01, 2004 - May 25, 2005

AADO is going to organize a 9-month certificate course in Orthopaedics & Traumatology for nurses with lectures and hands-on workshops.


  • To provide nurses working in Orthopaedic team with knowledge and skills to facilitate their day-to-day duties
  • To train nurses for taking up their roles on teaching junior staff in Orthopaedic team


Entry Requirement

  1. Nurses with at least 12 months post-registration experience
  2. Priority will be given to
    1. member of AADO
    2. staff of the Orthopaedic Unit or Orthopaedic Team in Operating Theatre


Course Information


Course Structure

  • Lectures-18 sessions
    • September 01, 2004 - May 25, 2005
    • every alternate Wednesday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Half day field visit at January 10-14, 2005 (Compulsory)
  • Project Presentation - in Group
  • Written examination : May 25, 2005 (6:30 - 8:00pm)
  • Enhancement Hands-on Workshops I (optional and priority will be given to ward nurse)
    1) Physical Examination on Upper Limb
    2) Physical Examination on Lower Limb
    3) Skeletal Traction
    4) X-ray Interpretation
  • Enhancement Hands-on Workshops II (optional and priority will be given to O.T. Nurse)
    1) Basic Instrument for screw and plating
    2) Hip Fracture
    3) Intramedullary Nailing
    4) External Fixator
    5) Positioning of Patient on Traction Table & Positioning of Patient for Spinal Surgery (in Operating Theatre, PWH )
  • Download - details of lectures and workshops (time-table and syllabus)


Course Coordinators

  • Ms Grace Li, WM, Dept of O & T, PWH
  • Ms Yvonne Chiu, NO, O.T., AHNH
  • Ms Wong Mei Chee, N.S., O.T., YCH
  • Ms Fong Ming Yiu, R.N., Dept of O&T, TKOH
  • Ms Chau Pui Man, R.N., O.T., PWH
  • Ms Wong Sze Nga, R.N., Dept of O&T, PWH
  • Ms Fanny Ng, R.N., Dept of O&T, TKOH



  • Certificate Course: HK$5,000 (member will be subsidized for $2,500)
  • Hands-on Workshops I: HK$1,000 (member will be subsidized for $400)
  • Hands-on Workshops II: HK$3,000 (member will be subsidized for $1,200)
  • Course fee is neither refundable nor transferable.



  • Student with 80% attendance and pass their examination will be awarded with a certificate of achievement for the course
  • Student with 80% attendance will be awarded with certificate of attendance for the workshops



  • NAON Accreditation: 68.4 Contact Hours
    - NAON is accredited as an approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
  • HACNE Point:
Course: 38 HA CNE Points
Enhancement Workshop I: 8 HA CNE Points
Enhancement Workshop II: 10 HA CNE Points


Application Deadline

  The Secretariat
Asian Association for Dynamic Osteosynthesis
c/o Orthopaedic Learning Centre
1/F, Li Ka Shing Specialist Clinic, North Wing
Prince of Wales Hospital


Confirmation of Application

  • Successful applications will be announced on this website on August 09, 2004
  • Individual successful applicants will also be notified





Lectures & Workshops Details

Download in PDF format Schedule and Syllabus
Lectures / Enhancement Workshop I & II
,- Adobe Acrobat PDF format