Basic Surgical Skills Course

 24/02/2022 - 25/02/2022    

 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow   

 12 CPD Approved

This course is for trainees anticipating a career in Surgery and preparing for basic surgical examinations

Book Now Closing date: 23 February 2022

Overview

This is the new, 6th 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

  Programme

24 February

08:15 - 08:30

Registration - Day 1


24 February

08:30 - 08:40

Introduction and Statement of Course Objectives, Assessment Overview


24 February

08:40 - 09:00

Gowning and Gloving


24 February

09:00 - 09:30

Handling Instruments


24 February

09:30 - 10:30

Knots


24 February

10:30 - 10:45

Morning Break - Day 1


24 February

10:45 - 11:40

Knots (continued)


24 February

11:40 - 13:00

Suturing Techniques


24 February

13:00 - 13:40

Lunch - Day 1


24 February

13:40 - 14:30

Skin Lesions and Local Anaesthetic Techniques


24 February

14:30 - 15:10

Ligation/Transfixion


24 February

15:10 - 16:10

Tissue Handling 1


24 February

16:10 - 16:25

Afternoon Break - Day 1


24 February

16:25 - 17:15

Tissue Handling 2


24 February

17:15 - 17:25

Tissue Handling 3


24 February

17:25 - 17:45

Discussion & Feedback - Day 1


24 February

17:45 - 17:45

Close - Day 1


25 February

08:15 - 08:30

Registration - Day 2


25 February

08:30 - 09:00

Reprise of Knot Tying


25 February

09:00 - 10:30

Tissue Handling 4 - Abdominal Closure and Drain Insertion (assisted)


25 February

10:30 - 10:45

Morning Break - Day 2


25 February

10:45 - 12:45

Group A – Laparoscopic Skills/Group B – Vascular Anastomosis


25 February

12:45 - 13:30

Lunch - Day 2


25 February

13:30 - 15:30

Group A – Vascular Anastomosis/Group B – Laparoscopic Skills


25 February

15:30 - 15:45

Afternoon Break - Day 2


25 February

15:45 - 16:30

Tendon repair (assisted), OSATS


25 February

16:30 - 17:00

Discussion & Feedback - Day 2


25 February

17:15 - 17:15

Close - Day 2


Fees

Category
Product
Rate

Member
Registrations
£525.00

Non-Member
Registrations
£610.00


Coordinator

Donna Johnston

 01412216072

 Email Coordinator


Location

 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow   

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Other dates

09 - 10 December 2021
27 - 28 January 2022
24 - 25 March 2022
08 - 09 September 2023
11 - 12 October 2022
23 - 24 November 2022
15 - 16 December 2022
26 - 27 January 2023
22 - 24 February 2023
22 - 24 March 2023
27 - 28 April 2023
24 - 25 May 2023