Basic Surgical Skills Course

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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

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22 Feb 2018 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgo Book now

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