Basic Surgical Skills Course

Basic Surgical Skills Course

Basic Surgical Skills Course

Basic Surgical Skills Course

  • Please Note:
    Affiliate members of the College can take advantage of the £80 member discount. If you are not already an affiliate member of the College, further information can be found here.

    This is the new, fifth edition of the Intercollegiate course that runs over two days. It is for trainees anticipating a career in Surgery and preparing for basic surgical examinations. The course aims to teach safe operating techniques and stresses the importance of precautions for safe theatre practice.

    This programme covers:

    • Gowning and gloving
    • Handling instruments
    • Knots
    • Suturing techniques
    • Haemostasis
    • Handling bowel
    • Abdominal closure and drain insertion
    • Skin lesion and LA techniques
    • Cytology techniques and biopsy
    • Fine tissue handling
    • Electro-surgery
    • Wound management
    • Endoscopic surgery

    Suitable for:

    • Medical Students
    • Surgeons Outside the UK
    • Surgical Foundation Trainees
    • Surgical Core Trainees
    • Surgical Specialty Trainees
    • SAS Grade Surgeons
14 Feb 2019
21 Mar 2019
11 Apr 2019
09 May 2019


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