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Future Surgeons: Key Skills for Medical Students and Foundation Year Trainees

Christie NHS Foundation Trust | manchester, UK
From 450 to 550 GBP
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Title: Future Surgeons: Key Skills for Medical Students and Foundation Year Trainees
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From May, 28, 2017 to May, 28, 2017
Location: manchester, UK
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 450 to 550 GBP
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Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Manchester, UK Visit the Venue to read more
Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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This one day Consultant-led course is specifically aimed at providing medical students in their clinical years and junior doctors with a structured programme to learn basic surgical skills and techniques that are common to all surgical practices. The course will use animal tissue and simulation techniques to teach the participants a variety of surgical skills and techniques. 

Features & Highlights:

Tutored and supervised by Consultant Surgeons from various disciplines.

Practical course with a high tutor-to-participant ratio.

Delivered using a series of tutor demonstrations and hands-on sessions where participants work on animal tissue.

An official course of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh specifically aimed at junior doctors intending to pursue a career in surgery.

Certificate for portfolio from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Doctors Academy.

On completion of the course, participants should be able to:

Demonstrate safe practice when gowning and gloving.

Handle commonly used surgical instruments in a safe and effective manner.

Create secure 'Reef' and 'Surgeons' knots.

Pick up and safely drive a needle through tissue with accurate bite placement.

Perform an interrupted suture to close a wound.

Demonstrate the steps for excising a skin lesion under local anaesthesia.

Excise a sebaceous cyst.

Drain a superficial abscess.

Perform the steps to debride a traumatic wound.

Perform basic techniques used for laparoscopy.

Explain the principles of using safe diathermy.

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Christie NHS Foundation Trust

550 Wilmslow Rd

Manchester, England, United Kingdom

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