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Minor surgery courses

Our popular minor surgery courses use state of the art models, instruments and stimulated tissues to give full hands on training and theoretical sessions.

Topics include: Preparation and planning; instruments materials and sterilisation; local anaesthesia; basic surgical technique; epidermal cysts and abscesses; snip, scrape and shave lesions; pigmented lesions; cryosurgery; joint injection techniques and skin cancer.

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Minor Surgery one day update 12 December 2017

Course full

This one day Minor Surgery course is designed as an update and refresher course for GPs who are already practising minor surgery on a regular basis.
Topics include: basic surgical technique, suturing techniques, removal of cysts and lipomas, dermatological surgery, cryosurgery, medico-legal, infection control & administration. The programme consists of a series of incisive lectures and interactive small group work using the latest advances in the technology of simulated tissue. There will be a full range of equipment available to provide the widest possible practical experience.

Start date12/12/2017
Duration1 day
LocationBarnsley

Minor surgery

This is not just any minor surgery course, this is a popular evidence-based approach to skin surgery in general practice with a hands-on programme for education, appraisal, accreditation and revalidation with the usual certificates for CPD and DOPS assessment

We cover the whole range of procedures from the additional services to the DES. A high tutor to delegate ratio and small group work allows an introduction or fine-tuning of technical skills supported by current published literature and guidance. A review of the current medicolegal landscape highlights the pitfalls to avoid with ease.

Taught by tutors with a background in general practice and led by the education lead for the Association of Surgeons in Primary Care and an expert witness for the MPS, MDU and GMC, this course guides you to an enjoyable, stress-free minor surgery practice.

We make you good. If you are already good, we shall make you better.

Start date11/01/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLuton

Minor Surgical Skills Janaury 2018

The North and West London Faculty are running an interactive theory and practice course designed to prepare those new to these skills to undertake minor surgical procedures. The course is also ideal for those already performing procedures who need to update or refresh their knowledge and skills. The course meets the DoH requirement (2014 DES minor surgery contract) for formal assessment of competency by the inclusion of Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) assessments during practical skills sessions.

Learners will view videos, demonstrations and undertake minor surgical skills under tutor guidance and observation. Small group work, question and answer sessions, illustrated presentations and practice kits, skin pads and suture models enhance the learning opportunities, build confidence and enhance surgical techniques and skills.

Delegates will get 10 CPD points for completing this course.

Start date15/01/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Entry Level

This 2 day beginners course is a mixture of theoretical and practical sessions and is intended for all GPs who wish to carry out Minor Surgery in their practices. It also includes a Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Assessment

Start date16/01/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Refresher

Aimed as a refresher at GPs who are already experienced in providing skin minor surgery, this educational activity is considered to be of high quality and relevant for general practitioners CPD Revalidation and DOPS assessment needs.


Start date18/01/2018
Duration1 day
LocationLondon

Minor surgery

This is not just any minor surgery course, this is a popular evidence-based approach to skin surgery in general practice with a hands-on programme for education, appraisal, accreditation and revalidation with the usual certificates for CPD and DOPS assessment

We cover the whole range of procedures from the additional services to the DES. A high tutor to delegate ratio and small group work allows an introduction or fine-tuning of technical skills supported by current published literature and guidance. A review of the current medicolegal landscape highlights the pitfalls to avoid with ease.

Taught by tutors with a background in general practice and led by the education lead for the Association of Surgeons in Primary Care and an expert witness for the MPS, MDU and GMC, this course guides you to an enjoyable, stress-free minor surgery practice.

We make you good. If you are already good, we shall make you better.

Start date01/02/2018
Duration2 days
LocationSutton Coldfield

Minor Surgical Skills February 2018

The North and West London Faculty are running an interactive theory and practice course designed to prepare those new to these skills to undertake minor surgical procedures. The course is also ideal for those already performing procedures who need to update or refresh their knowledge and skills. The course meets the DoH requirement (2014 DES minor surgery contract) for formal assessment of competency by the inclusion of Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) assessments during practical skills sessions.

Learners will view videos, demonstrations and undertake minor surgical skills under tutor guidance and observation. Small group work, question and answer sessions, illustrated presentations and practice kits, skin pads and suture models enhance the learning opportunities, build confidence and enhance surgical techniques and skills.

Delegates will get 10 CPD points for completing this course.

Start date06/02/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLondon

Minor surgery

This is not just any minor surgery update course, this is the update course which presents the most recent evidence, guidance and examples from recent medicolegal cases to advise, warn and encourage GPs and GPwSIs in minor surgery towards necessary, appropriate, safe, skilled and fun skin surgery in general practice. We have a programme for you that is suitable for education, appraisal, accreditation and revalidation with certificates for CPD and DOPS assessment

Running since 2011, with the publication of the Department of Health guidance for competencies for GPs who carry out skin surgery, this year’s focus is on anticipating and minimising the unavoidable risks in skin minor surgery.

Suitable for existing practitioners in GP minor surgery, our aim is to make you good. If you are already good, we will make you better.

Start date08/02/2018
Duration1 day
LocationLuton

Minor Surgery Refresher

Aimed as a refresher at GPs who are already experienced in providing skin minor surgery, this educational activity is considered to be of high quality and relevant for general practitioners CPD Revalidation and DOPS assessment needs.


Start date21/02/2018
Duration1 day
LocationLondon

Minor surgery

This two day Minor Surgery course is designed as a basic course for GP Trainees and GPs who do not currently practise Minor Surgery.
Topics include: Basic surgical technique, Suturing techniques, Removal of Cysts and Lipoma, Dermatological Surgery, Cryosurgery, Joint injections, Medico-legal, Infection Control & Administration
The learning atmosphere will be informal and participants will have ample opportunity to discuss points of particular interest.

Start date21/02/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLeyland

Two Day Minor Surgery 7 and 8 March 2018

A two day intensive and practical course looking at minor surgery in primary care. You will look at local anaesthesia, suturing, skin lesions, joint injections and much more. Throughout the two days you will use latex skin pads during the many practical sessions.

Start date07/03/2018
Duration2 days
LocationBarnsley

Minor Surgery Update Thursday 15 March 2018

This is not just any minor surgery update course, this is the update course which presents the most recent evidence, guidance and examples from recent medicolegal cases to advise, warn and encourage GPs and GPwSIs in minor surgery towards necessary, appropriate, safe, skilled and fun skin surgery in general practice. We have a programme for you that is suitable for education, appraisal, accreditation and revalidation with certificates for CPD and DOPS assessment

Start date15/03/2018
Duration1 day
LocationNorwich

2 Day minor surgery course

The South East Scotland Faculty is running an interactive theory and practice course designed to prepare those new to these skills to undertake minor surgical procedures. The course is also ideal for those already performing procedures who need to update or refresh their knowledge and skills.

Learners will view videos, demonstrations and undertake minor surgical skills under tutor guidance and observation. Small group work, question and answer sessions, illustrated presentations and practice kits, skin pads and suture models enhance the learning opportunities, build confidence and enhance surgical techniques and skills.

Start date19/03/2018
Duration2 days
LocationEdinburgh

Minor Surgery Basic 2 Day Course

This 2 day course is intended for all primary care team members who need a basic course in minor surgery. State of the art models, instruments and simulated tissues will be used to give full ‘hands on’ training as well as theoretical sessions. Topics include: preparation and planning; use of instruments and sterilisation; local anaesthesia; basic surgical technique; excising lipomas and cysts; removing in growing toenails; recognising pigmented lesions and what to do with them; cryosurgery; joint injection techniques using electronic models of shoulder, elbow, wrist and knee; medico-legal issues and administration.

Start date20/03/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLiverpool

Minor Surgical Skills March 2018

The North and West London Faculty are running an interactive theory and practice course designed to prepare those new to these skills to undertake minor surgical procedures. The course is also ideal for those already performing procedures who need to update or refresh their knowledge and skills. The course meets the DoH requirement (2014 DES minor surgery contract) for formal assessment of competency by the inclusion of Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) assessments during practical skills sessions.

Learners will view videos, demonstrations and undertake minor surgical skills under tutor guidance and observation. Small group work, question and answer sessions, illustrated presentations and practice kits, skin pads and suture models enhance the learning opportunities, build confidence and enhance surgical techniques and skills.

Delegates will get 10 CPD points for completing this course.

Start date22/03/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Update Refresher

This one-day Minor Surgery course is designed as an update and refresher course for GPs who are already practising minor surgery on a regular basis. Topics include: basic surgical technique, suturing techniques, removal of cysts and lipomas, dermatological surgery, cryosurgery, medico-legal, infection control & administration. The programme consists of a series of incisive lectures and interactive small group work using the latest advances in the technology of simulated tissue. There will be a full range of equipment available to provide the widest possible practical experience. The learning atmosphere is informal and participants will have ample opportunity to discuss points of particular interest.

Start date24/04/2018
Duration1 day
LocationLiverpool

Minor surgery

A two day minor surgery course devised and delivered by experts in their field.

Start date25/04/2018
Duration2 days
LocationBrighton

2 Day Minor Surgery and Joint Injection Study Day

A two day theory and practical course including minor surgery practical sessions using pork and joint injection sessions using artificial models

Start date27/04/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLlandudno

Minor surgery

This two day course, brought to you by Severn Faculty, will enable you to develop the skills required to run a successful minor surgery service in primary care. Topics covered include minor skin procedures, joint injections and non-surgical techniques as well as advice about how to set up a service and the medico-legal and contractual obligations required of those practising minor surgery.

Start date03/05/2018
Duration2 days
LocationBristol

Minor surgery

This two day Minor Surgery course is designed as a basic course for GP Trainees and GPs who do not currently practise Minor Surgery.
Topics include: Basic surgical technique, Suturing techniques, Removal of Cysts and Lipoma, Dermatological Surgery, Cryosurgery, Joint injections, Medico-legal, Infection Control & Administration
The learning atmosphere will be informal and participants will have ample opportunity to discuss points of particular interest.

Start date16/05/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLeyland

Minor Surgery Basic 2 Day Course

This 2 day course is intended for all primary care team members who need a basic course in minor surgery. State of the art models, instruments and simulated tissues will be used to give full ‘hands on’ training as well as theoretical sessions. Topics include: preparation and planning; use of instruments and sterilisation; local anaesthesia; basic surgical technique; excising lipomas and cysts; removing in growing toenails; recognising pigmented lesions and what to do with them; cryosurgery; joint injection techniques using electronic models of shoulder, elbow, wrist and knee; medico-legal issues and administration.

Start date12/06/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLiverpool

Minor surgery

This is not just any minor surgery course, this is a popular evidence-based approach to skin surgery in general practice with a hands-on programme for education, appraisal, accreditation and revalidation with the usual certificates for CPD and DOPS assessment

We cover the whole range of procedures from the additional services to the DES. A high tutor to delegate ratio and small group work allows an introduction or fine-tuning of technical skills supported by current published literature and guidance. A review of the current medicolegal landscape highlights the pitfalls to avoid with ease.

Taught by tutors with a background in general practice and led by the education lead for the Association of Surgeons in Primary Care and an expert witness for the MPS, MDU and GMC, this course guides you to an enjoyable, stress-free minor surgery practice.

We make you good. If you are already good, we shall make you better.

Start date21/06/2018
Duration2 days
LocationSutton Coldfield

Minor surgery

This two day Minor Surgery course is designed as a basic course for GP Trainees and GPs who do not currently practise Minor Surgery.
Topics include: Basic surgical technique, Suturing techniques, Removal of Cysts and Lipoma, Dermatological Surgery, Cryosurgery, Joint injections, Medico-legal, Infection Control & Administration
The learning atmosphere will be informal and participants will have ample opportunity to discuss points of particular interest.

Start date04/07/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLeyland

Minor Surgery Update Refresher

This one-day Minor Surgery course is designed as an update and refresher course for GPs who are already practising minor surgery on a regular basis. Topics include: basic surgical technique, suturing techniques, removal of cysts and lipomas, dermatological surgery, cryosurgery, medico-legal, infection control & administration. The programme consists of a series of incisive lectures and interactive small group work using the latest advances in the technology of simulated tissue. There will be a full range of equipment available to provide the widest possible practical experience. The learning atmosphere is informal and participants will have ample opportunity to discuss points of particular interest.

Start date10/07/2018
Duration1 day
LocationLiverpool

Minor surgery

This popular minor surgery course has been recognised countrywide. Its content and the unique elective system helps you learn and keeping you engaged. The course has been carefully planned and written by Primary Care experts with the support of Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists and Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Start date19/07/2018
Duration2 days
LocationChelmsford

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