Chapter 1

Approach to fractures

From reviewing bone healing to diagnosing fractures on x-ray, we cover the initial assessment of fractures in this chapter.
5 Lessons (17m 47s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 2


This chapter reviews the different splint types and materials, as well as how to correctly apply splints and avoid complications.
  • Recognizing why we splint
  • Choosing fiberglass versus plaster
  • Building plaster splints
  • Building fiberglass splints
  • Caring for splints after application
  • Splinting quiz
6 Lessons (16m 10s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 3

Upper extremity splints

This chapter demonstrates application of various types of splints to the upper extremities.
  • Building a thumb spica splint
  • Building an ulnar gutter splint
  • Building a sugar-tong splint
  • Building a long arm posterior splint
  • Upper extremity splints quiz
5 Lessons (7m 24s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 4

Lower extremity splints

This chapter demonstrates application of various types of splints to the lower extremities.
  • Building a posterior ankle splint
  • Building an ankle stirrup splint
  • Lower extremity splints quiz
3 Lessons (4m 05s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 5

Distal upper extremity injuries

The chapter covers a range of upper extremity injuries including dislocations, fractures, amputations, and review of upper extremity anatomy.
  • Describing the anatomy of the distal arm
  • Managing finger amputations
  • Managing finger injuries
  • Managing hand injuries
  • Managing forearm fractures
  • Distal upper extremity injuries quiz
6 Lessons (29m 55s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 6

Distal lower extremity injuries

Broken down anatomically, this chapter covers diagnosis and stabilization of common fractures of the lower extremity.
  • Describing the anatomy of the lower leg
  • Managing foot injuries
  • Managing ankle sprains
  • Managing tibia and fibula fractures
  • Distal lower extremity injuries quiz
  • Acute Extremity Injury Care outro
6 Lessons (22m 09s), 1 Quiz