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Scotland, Clinical

Core Skills in Vascular Surgery

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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. 

Participant Feedback

"Interactive. A lot of practical stuff. Tutors available during practical sessions were very helpful" "Hands on. Good venue/materials. Helpful faculty" "Good hands on opportunity. Good enthusiastic faculty" "How to manage unwell vascular patients" 

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06 Mar 2020 RCSEd, Edinburgh Book now
24 Jul 2020 RCSEd, Edinburgh Book now

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