Foundation Skills in Surgery

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About the course

This interactive course provides an introduction to the specific skills of early stages of surgery. It is suitable for foundation year doctors and final year medical students considering a career in surgery.

The programme covers:

  • Record keeping
  • Communication skills
  • Careers in surgery and the surgical CV
  • Gloving and gowning
  • Sutures, drains and instruments
  • Basic surgical skills session
  • Leadership and professionalism

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