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Future Surgeons: Key Skills

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The Christie School of Oncology

Education Centre (Dept 17), The Christie

Wilmslow Road

Manchester

M20 4BX

United Kingdom

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Introduction

This one day Consultant-led course is specifically aimed at providing junior doctors with the intention of pursuing a career in surgery with a structured programme to learn basic surgical skills and techniques; through the introduction of safe basic surgical techniques that are common to all surgical practices

Features & highlights

- Tutored and supervised by consultant surgeons

- Practical course with a high tutor-to-participant ratio

- Delivered using a series of tutor demonstrations and hands-on sessions where participants work on animal tissue

- Certificate for portfolio from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh & Doctors Academy

Suitable for

Junior doctors intending to pursue a career in surgery

Course delivery

- Practical course with a high tutor-to-participant ratio

- Hands-on sessions with scenarios stimulating the real exam

- Individual feedback and scores

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, participants should be able to:

- Demonstrate safe practice when gowning and gloving

- Handle commonly used surgical instruments in a safe and effective manner

- Create secure ‘Reef’ and ‘Surgeons’ knots

- Pick up and safely drive a needle through tissue with accurate bite placement

- Perform and interrupted suture to close a wound

- Demonstrate the steps for excising a skin lesion under local anaesthesia

- Excise a sebaceous cyst

- Drain a superficial abscess

- Perform the steps to debride a traumatic wound

- Perform basic techniques used for endoscopy

- Explain the principles of using safe diathermy


Location

The Christie School of Oncology

Education Centre (Dept 17), The Christie

Wilmslow Road

Manchester

M20 4BX

United Kingdom

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