Foundation of Clinical Surgery

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Overview - This is a two-day course with interactive presentations, providing a systematic and structured introduction to history taking and clinical examination. The course is designed to help develop participants' history taking and clinical examination skills and further their understanding of surgical disorders in the context of basic sciences and mechanism of disease. This course is aimed at medical students.

Target Audience - This course is aimed at Medical Students.

Learning Style - Interactive presentations.

Aims & Objectives - Systematic and structured introduction to history taking and clinical examination. To develop the skills of history taking and clinical examination. To understand surgical disorders in the context of basic sciences and mechanism of disease.

Learning Outcomes - 1) To understand the necessary basic sciences background for the common surgical conditions; 2) To develop the skill of interpreting patient's symptoms and signs into a diagnosis.

Participant Feedback - "Great teaching and invaluable advice" ; "Mr Aly was fantastic – engaging, knowledgeable and approachable. It was simple, went back to basics and then moved forward" ; "Broad range of general surgery topics" ; "Very structured style of teaching and systematic approach" ; "The most incredible teaching I’ve had in my 18 years of continuous education. Mr Aly is a master of conveying complex concepts in a simple way – for people hearing it perhaps for the first time. An excellent two days! For someone interested in medical education, it was a masterclass"

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05 Oct 2019 The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Book now

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