The Post Graduate Certificate offers a solid grounding in the anatomy and physiology of the hand and how it can be assessed.

On completion of the course you will be able to describe, identify and formulate management plans for common hand injuries and conditions.

The course comprises of five mandatory modules:

  1. Anatomy and examination of the hand
  2. Fingertip and nail bed injures 
  3. Hand and wrist fractures
  4. Tendon injuries
  5. Common conditions of the hand in clinical practice 

Spasticity is a condition in which certain muscles are continuously contracted. This contraction causes stiffness or tightness of the muscles and can interfere with normal movement, speech, and gait. Spasticity is usually caused by damage to the portion of the brain or spinal cord that controls voluntary movement.

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The assessment and management of acute hand burns and their complications 

Learn how to perform

•appropriate assessment
•immediate, intermediate and definitive treatment
•common problems in burnt hands 
•how to avoid these

Brief intorduction to hand surgery on line education and how to use this site.

This course provides doctors with foundation knowledge of the detailed anatomy and physiology of the nail bed and fingertips. It provides for the understanding of common injuries and their classification, the various treatment options and the expected outcomes. It also highlights principles of management of neglected nail bed and fingertip injuries and their management.

Mandatory module for Post Graduate Certificate

The aim of this course is to provide doctors with core knowledge of the common hand and wrist fractures and dislocations. It will provide for the understanding of common injuries, their mechanism and classification, the various treatment options and expected outcomes. It will highlight principles of management of neglected fractures/dislocations and their management.

Mandatory module for Post Graduate Certificate

The aim of this course is to provide foundation knowledge of the detailed anatomy and physiology of the flexor tendon and its healing. It  provides an  understanding of common injuries and their classification, the various treatment options and the expected outcomes. It also highlights principles of rehabilitation and management of neglected tendon injuries and their management.

Mandatory module for Post Graduate Certificate

This course covers common conditions of the hand seen in the community, their presentation and their surgical and non-surgical management.

Mandatory module for Post Graduate Certificate

Hand and Wrsit Fracture Fixation workshop