Date    :  5th December 2015

Time    :  0830 - 1800 hours

Venue :  Suttie Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Campus


This intensive one day revision course is specially tailored to assist fourth and final year medical students prepare for the final exam. The day will be divided into two components. The morning session will comprise of interactive discussions and lectures in a variety of relevant surgical topics and management of common emergencies. The afternoon session will include demonstration of commonly tested clinical examinations. This course aims to consolidate the student's knowledge whilst addressing any weaknesses, provide a focused revision of pertinent topics, and aid the candidate's ability to perform clinical examinations slickly and present the findings to the examiner in a systematic yet concise manner.

Online reading material and slides will be provided before and after the course. You will required to use your registration number to access the material via our website.

Topics for discussion:

The course, amongst other topics, will cover the following areas:
  • Acute abdomen and abdominal emergencies
  • Jaundice and Gall Bladder Pathologies
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Breast disorders and malignancies
  • Colorectal malignancies
  • Surgical principles of pre-, peri- and post-operative care
  • Fluid management
  • SIRS/Sepsis/Shock
  • Ulcers and cutaneous malignancies

Clinical Examination topics:
  • Hernias, scrotal and groin swellings
  • Abdomen
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Peripheral venous disease (varicose veins)
  • Neck lumps/Thyroid
  • Breast
  • Lymph nodes
  • Joint examinations

Closing date:  Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Registrations will close when all places are taken up and, as such, we are unable to provide a precise closing date.

Course fee: £25.00

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