Surgical Skills for the Non-Surgeon
A 1-day course of suturing skills & wound management for EM clinicians
Date: 27 January & 3 February, 2018
Hours: 08:30 - 17:00 (08:30 registration; 09:00 course begins)
Venue: Arafa Education Centre, Alexandra Hospital, Redditch, B98 7UB
CPD credits: 6, accredited by EMCEF100
Cost: £250.00 (Non-attendance with fewer than 7 days' notice - £50.00)
Registration: Mr. DWJ McCreadie FRCS FRCEM, 07980 916181 (message/txt), firstname.lastname@example.org
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Principles of wound management
Use of instruments
Instrument knot tying
Basic wound management (using pig trotters)
Exploring wounds (extending/undermining)
Wound visualisation (haemostasis)
Corner, mattress and simple suturing
Advanced suturing (lips, gums, ears & //-wounds)
Tendon repair (ED level)
No Touch technique
OSCE style practice/summary
Q & A / audit / finish
Tuition by a consultant with surgical and EM experience of over 40 years, also an instructor on the RCS Basic Surgical Skills course. The course covers basic to advanced techniques, using animal specimens (no foam). The course will suit those preparing for the FRCEM examination.
Only 8 places at each course. Price includes all equipment, refreshments, lunch, attendance certificates and parking (collect ticket at barrier and swap for a pre-paid one).