RCGP Learning

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

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 date08/09/2016
Duration2 days
LocationLuton

Minor surgery

This ever popular minor surgery course has nationally recognised course content, and the unique voting software system to keep you engaged and help you learn. The course has been carefully devised and written by Primary Care experts with the support of Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists and Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Start date08/09/2016
Duration2 days
LocationBrighton

Minor Surgery Course including DOPS September 2016

Run by the North and West London Faculty this course includes nationally recognised course content designed and contributed to by Primary Care experts with the support of Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists and Orthopaedic Surgeons. NHS England have assessed the course content and will accept certificates of course attendance as evidence of accreditation in minor surgery for level 2 minor surgery procedures as required by NHSE London.

Start date14/09/2016
Duration2 days
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Update & DOPS Assessment

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 and Revalidation and DOPS assessment needs.

Start date23/09/2016
Duration1 day
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery & DOPS Assessment

Course full

This 2 day 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 date26/09/2016
Duration2 days
LocationLondon

Advanced Minor Surgery Study Day

This very popular, internationally renowned course has been extended to a full day in 2015 and will cover:

Difficult closure, Tarsal cysts, Facial lesions, Meibomian cysts, Larger lesions, Ring blocks, Keloid prone areas, Neck, Orifice surgery, Hands, Ear & Tourniquets.

You should have attended our standard Minor Surgery within the last 3 years.

Start date27/09/2016
Duration1 day
LocationSouthampton

Joint Injection Workshop

Course full

This half-day workshop will cover injections and management techniques for knee, shoulder, wrist and ankle. The workshop will include an interactive presentation on common MSK conditions that require injections and will be followed by practical sessions on joint and soft tissue injection techniques.

Start date04/10/2016
DurationHalf day
LocationDunston, Gateshead

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 date06/10/2016
Duration1 day
LocationLuton

Minor surgery

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 stimulated 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 date11/10/2016
Duration2 days
LocationLiverpool

Minor surgery

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 Lipoma, Dermatological Surgery, Cryosurgery, Joint injections, Medico-legal, Infection Control & Administration

Start date12/10/2016
Duration1 day
LocationLeyland

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

Start date13/10/2016
Duration1 day
LocationNewmarket

Minor surgery

A popular evidence-based approach to skin surgery in general practice with a hands-on programme for the delegates.

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

Start date20/10/2016
Duration2 days
LocationOxford

Minor surgery

RCGP NI will be hosting a minor surgery course for the fourth year. This popular, College approved course has nationally recognised course content and a unique voting software system to aid learning.

This course has been carefully devised and written by Primary Care experts with the support of plastic surgeons, dermatologists and orthopaedic surgeons. The course is delivered by 'Medical Skills Courses'.

Start date28/10/2016
Duration2 days
LocationTemplepatrick

Minor surgery

This hands-on course will give plenty of opportunity to practice various techniques including suturing, removing cysts, lipomas and ingrowing toenails.

Start date01/11/2016
Duration2 days
LocationBrigg

Minor Surgery Course including DOPS November 2016

Run by the North and West London Faculty this course includes nationally recognised course content designed and contributed to by Primary Care experts with the support of Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists and Orthopaedic Surgeons. NHS England have assessed the course content and will accept certificates of course attendance as evidence of accreditation in minor surgery for level 2 minor surgery procedures as required by NHSE London.

Start date09/11/2016
Duration2 days
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Update & DOPS Assessment

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 and Revalidation and DOPS assessment needs.


Start date14/11/2016
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 date17/11/2016
Duration2 days
LocationSutton Coldfield

Minor Surgery & DOPS Assessment

This 2 day 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 date23/11/2016
Duration2 days
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
There will be a full range of equipment available to provide the widest possible practical experience.
The learning atmosphere will be informal and participants will have ample opportunity to discuss points of particular interest.

Start date23/11/2016
Duration2 days
LocationLeyland

Minor surgery

This course 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. Our course is taught by a very experienced team of clinicians drawn from plastic surgery, orthopaedics, general practice and physiotherapy who have extensive experience of running minor surgery courses. If you have little prior experience of minor surgery there is an opportunity to learn the basics, if you are already experienced then there is the opportunity to fine tune your skills with the support of our experienced tutors.

Start date24/11/2016
Duration2 days

Minor Surgery

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, 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 date29/11/2016
Duration1 day
LocationBarnsley

Minor surgery

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 date06/12/2016
Duration1 day
LocationLiverpool

Minor Surgery Course including DOPS December 2016

Run by the North and West London Faculty this course includes nationally recognised course content designed and contributed to by Primary Care experts with the support of Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists and Orthopaedic Surgeons. NHS England have assessed the course content and will accept certificates of course attendance as evidence of accreditation in minor surgery for level 2 minor surgery procedures as required by NHSE London.

Start date07/12/2016
Duration2 days
LocationLondon

Joint injections

A one-day course on Joint and Soft Tissue Injection for
General Practitioners(including clinical assessment & conservative management)
Reduce Your Referrals to Secondary Care.

Start date12/01/2017
Duration1 day
LocationLuton

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 date02/02/2017
Duration1 day
LocationLuton

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