About the course
Overview: This one day course will teach junior surgical trainees fundamental knowledge of vascular emergencies and investigations, as well as basic vascular suturing skills irrespective of their specialty. Through lectures, interactive discussion and practical skills stations, participants should be able to assess vascular emergencies, interpret vascular investigations and formulate possible treatment options, perform end-to-end, end-to-side anastomosis as well as vein patch and embolectomy by the end of the course. Target Audience: Foundation Trainees (FY1; FY2); Core Trainees (CT1; CT2) and early specialty trainees (ST1; ST2). Learning Style: Lectures, interactive discussion and practical skills stations. Aims & Objectives: This one day course will prepare participates for: 1) Assessment of vascular emergencies; 2) Interpretation of vascular investigations; 3) Basic vascular suturing skills (anastomosis) and embolectomy. Learning Outcomes: After attending this course participants will be able to: 1) Assess vascular emergencies; 2) Interpret vascular investigations and formulate possible treatment options; 3) Perform end-to-end, end-to-side anastomosis as well as vein patch and embolectomy.