Fully Subscribed

Date    : 14th March 2015 (Saturday)

Time    : 0850 - 1615 hours

Venue : Education Centre, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, Avon BS2 8HW

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Brief Description:

This one day is aimed at providing year 1 and 2 medical/dental students a structured programme of learning basic surgical skills and techniques. It will introduce to the participant the safe basic surgical techniques that are common to all surgical practices (including oral surgery in dentistry).

Learning outcomes:

On completion of the course, participants should be able to:
  • ‘Gown and Glove’ in a precise way
  • Handle commonly used surgical instruments safely and effectively
  • Safely mount, handle and dismount a surgical blade
  • Create secure 'Reef' knots used in surgical practice
  • Understand the theory behind suturing in a correct manner.

Features and highlights:
  • Tutored and supervised by Surgeons from various disciplines
  • Practical course with a high tutor-to-participant ratio
  • Delivered using a series of tutor demonstrations and hands-on sessions with specific feedback

Number of places:

Strictly limited to 20 per course and, as such, will be offered on a 'first-come-first-served' basis.

Course fee:

Course fee: £15.00

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