Orthopaedics: Joint Injection Training Workshop (CPD)

11th September 2021 Ashford International Hotel


Do you want to update or learn new skills in administering joint injections?

One Ashford Hospital is pleased to announce it will be holding a free CPD accredited joint injection training workshop on Saturday 11th September 2021.  The morning will involve breakout sessions with Orthopaedic surgeons, covering the following topics:


  • Treatment and management of soft tissue injuries
  • The principles of corticosteroid injection therapy
  • Injection practice


The course is aimed at healthcare professionals who encounter musculoskeletal problems in their day-to-day work and who would like to learn, or refresh their training on joint injections. This highly practical course will give you the confidence to start carrying out these procedures from the moment you complete this course.


Tutors providing joint injection training include:


Lower Limb

Foot and Ankle with Mr Bal Dhinsa

Mr Bal Dhinsa will cover the role of injections in the management of foot and ankle conditions, indications and contra-indications. The surface anatomy will be reviewed, as well as common tips and tricks to help with injections followed by hands on practice session. This is expected to be interactive, so please come prepared to ask questions, answer questions and be hands-on.


Mr Bal Dhinsa is a Fellowship trained Foot and Ankle surgeon, with an interest in sports injuries. He has a broad range of experience including sports injuries, post-traumatic symptoms, inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis of the foot and ankle.


Knees with Mr Rohit Jain

Mr Rohit Jain will cover the clinical examination of the knee joint, distinguishing between a range of musculoskeletal complaints and decide which would be amenable to joint injections. You will learn how to use bony landmarks to correctly introduce the needle into the joint, along with gaining knowledge on adverse reactions and complications. This interactive session will cover areas such as the patellar pouch, tibiofemoral joint space and iliotibial band bursa and bursa. Mr Jain will be putting questions to the group and you are also encouraged to ask questions.


Mr Rohit Jain is a highly experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in hip, knee and trauma. His areas of expertise includes primary hip replacement, hip revision surgery, knee replacement, knee arthroscopy and hip and knee injections.


Upper Limb

Shoulders with Mr Jai Relwani

Mr Jai Relwani be discussing the clinical examination of the shoulder and distinguishing between various conditions and the role of injections in managing them. He will be providing a practical session on administering injections to the subacromial, acromioclavicular and glenohumeral space. This will be an interactive session and you will be encouraged to ask questions and discuss techniques with both Mr Relwani and your peers.  


Mr Jai Relwani is the Clinical Lead for the Shoulder and Elbow service in East Kent.  He teaches as faculty for advanced keyhole surgery and joint replacement surgery.  He has several publications in peer reviewed journals and text books, and designed and performed the first ever computer-assisted shoulder replacement.  


By the end of the course, you are expected to be able to:


  • Clinically reason and evaluate the need for intervention with injection therapy
  • Understand and discuss the contraindications for injections
  • Understand and discuss safety techniques involved in injection administration
  • To confidently carry out injections as deemed fit with your current role in healthcare.


This is a highly practical course with hands on demonstrations, and is designed for GP’s, trainee doctors and nurse practitioners, along with healthcare professionals who have a particular interest in the care of sportsmen and sportswomen.  For AHP’s, it will serve as an excellent introduction or as a CPD refresher for these treatments. The aim of the course is to enable participants to be able to use the skills they gain within their practice. 


(Please note the event is only open to healthcare professionals in the South East of Kent)


Accreditation: 5 CPD Points


Please arrive by 8:00am for registration and breakfast in order for the event to start promptly at 8:30am. There will be networking opportunities at the end of the seminar. 


In order to maintain the safety of all participants, you are required to show proof that you have been double vaccinated, or have had a negative lateral flow test within 24 hours prior to the event. Unfortunately we will not be able to allow you entrance without this.


The event will be held at:

Ashford International

Simone Weil Avenue


Kent TN24 8UX


For directions, click here


Free parking is available onsite. Upon arrival, please make your way to the Kent Suite – you are not required to check in at the main Reception desk.


Places are limited so early booking is recommended.  


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