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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

Course full

Run by the North East England Faculty - Consent, local anaesthesia, surgical technique, practical session, infection control, joint injections, Approach to pigment lesions malignant malanoma and unexpected malignancy.

Start date01/11/2017
Duration2 days
LocationDunston, Gateshead

Minor Surgical Skills November 2017

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 date08/11/2017
Duration2 days
LocationLondon

Minor surgery

This 2 day course, brought to you by Severn & Tamar Faculties, 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 date09/11/2017
Duration2 days
LocationBRISTOL

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
The learning atmosphere will be informal and participants will have ample opportunity to discuss points of particular interest.

Start date22/11/2017
Duration1 day
LocationLeyland

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 date30/11/2017
Duration1 day
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Update/Refresher

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.

The learning atmosphere is informal and participants will have ample opportunity to discuss points of particular interest.

Start date05/12/2017
Duration1 day
LocationLiverpool

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 date06/12/2017
Duration2 days
LocationWigan

Minor Surgical Skills December 2017

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 date06/12/2017
Duration2 days
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery one day update 12 December 2017

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 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 date24/01/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLeyland

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

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 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

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

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 date11/07/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLeyland

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