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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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The Lim Course for GP Minor Surgery + DOPS 15 and 16 November 2018

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 date15/11/2018
Duration1 day 8 hours
LocationLuton

Minor Surgery update November 2018

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, Medico-legal, Infection Control & Administration The learning atmosphere will be informal and participants will have ample opportunity to discuss points of particular interest.

Start date15/11/2018
Duration7 hours 45 minutes
LocationWigan

Minor Surgery Update Course

Practice minor surgery and need to keep up to date? - This GP led course is for you. A one day update course aimed at those who have previously completed a minor surgery course and wish to update and refresh their skills. Covering operative planing and consent, lesion recognition theory and operative practice sessions. Programme: 9.00am Registration & coffee 9.15am Welcome, basics revisited - premises, consent, equipment, basic techniques 10.15am Coffee break 10.45am Discussion / anticipation practical session 11.00am Practical session - shaves, curettage, incisions, basic suturing 12.30pm Lunch 1.30pm Lesion recognition 2.30pm Quiz 2.45pm Coffee break 3.00pm Practical sessions - ellipse excision, suturing techniques 4.30pm Summary 4.45pm Close Facilitators/Speakers This course will be led and taught by Dr Mark Walker, assisted by Dr Jo Bertalot and Dr Tom Kneale. Organiser name: Angela Thomas Email address: nwales@rcgp.org.uk

Start date20/11/2018
Duration7 hours 45 minutes
LocationSaint Asaph

Joint and Soft Tissue Injection training course November 2018

Course full

The North and West London Faculty will be running an interactive theory and practice course covering the assessment diagnosis treatment and management of musculoskeletal conditions such as: frozen shoulder carpal tunnel tennis/golfer?s elbow ?trigger? finger De Quervain?s tenosynovitis rotator cuff tendinopathy acromioclavicular joint OA bicipital tendonitis trochanteric bursitis aspiration/ injection of the knee joint Carpometacarpal (CMC) osteoarthritis (OA). The course prepares those new to these skills to undertake examination and injection and will deepen and refresh the knowledge and skills of those already performing injections. The course includes Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) assessments during practical skills sessions for those wishing to evidence competence in a given procedure. Learners will view videos demonstrations and undertake examination and injection using highly detailed and accurate simulated models ? overseen by experienced tutors and clinicians. Small group work question and answer sessions illustrated presentations and practice sessions enhance the learning opportunities build confidence and enhance techniques and skills. Delegates will get 5 CPD points on completion of the course.

Start date30/11/2018
Duration7 hours 15 minutes
LocationLondon

Minor Surgical Skills December 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 date03/12/2018
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Entry Level with DOPS Assessment

Course full

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 (required by NHS England for all GPs practicing minor surgery in the UK).

Start date04/12/2018
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Refresher and DOPS Assessment

This RCGP Accredited course is a refresher aimed 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 needs. This refresher also includes Direct Observations of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Assessment (required by NHS England for all GPs practising minor surgery in the UK)

Start date10/12/2018
Duration7 hours 30 minutes
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery December 2018

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 date12/12/2018
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationLeyland

Minor Skin Surgery course 10 and 11 January 2019

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.

Start date10/01/2019
Duration1 day 8 hours
LocationLuton

Minor Surgery Refresher and DOPS Assessment

This RCGP Accredited course is a refresher aimed 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 needs. This refresher also includes Direct Observations of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Assessment (required by NHS England for all GPs practising minor surgery in the UK)

Start date17/01/2019
Duration7 hours 30 minutes
LocationLondon

Minor Surgical Skills January 2019

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 date24/01/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationLondon

Student Suturing Evening - Liverpool University GP Society & RCGP Mersey Faculty

An evening with RCGP Mersey Faculty Education Lead Dr Kishor Vithlani covering the basics of minor surgery in primary care.

Start date28/01/2019
Duration2 hours 45 minutes
LocationLiverpool

Joint and Soft Tissue Injection training course January 2019

Course full

The North and West London Faculty will be running an interactive theory and practice course covering the assessment diagnosis treatment and management of musculoskeletal conditions such as: frozen shoulder carpal tunnel tennis/golfer?s elbow ?trigger? finger De Quervain?s tenosynovitis rotator cuff tendinopathy acromioclavicular joint OA bicipital tendonitis trochanteric bursitis aspiration/ injection of the knee joint Carpometacarpal (CMC) osteoarthritis (OA). The course prepares those new to these skills to undertake examination and injection and will deepen and refresh the knowledge and skills of those already performing injections. The course includes Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) assessments during practical skills sessions for those wishing to evidence competence in a given procedure. Learners will view videos demonstrations and undertake examination and injection using highly detailed and accurate simulated models ? overseen by experienced tutors and clinicians. Small group work question and answer sessions illustrated presentations and practice sessions enhance the learning opportunities build confidence and enhance techniques and skills. Delegates will get 5 CPD points on completion of the course.

Start date31/01/2019
Duration7 hours 15 minutes
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Update 14 February 2019

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 date14/02/2019
Duration8 hours
LocationLuton

Minor Surgical Skills March 2019

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 date11/03/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Course

A two day theory and practical course on skin surgery syllabus for general practitioners

Start date14/03/2019
Duration1 day 8 hours
LocationSutton Coldfield

Minor Surgery Refresher and DOPS Assessment

This RCGP Accredited course is a refresher aimed 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 needs. This refresher also includes Direct Observations of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Assessment (required by NHS England for all GPs practising minor surgery in the UK)

Start date19/03/2019
Duration7 hours 30 minutes
LocationLondon

2 Day Minor Surgery Course 9 & 10 May 2019

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 practicing minor surgery.

Start date09/05/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationBristol

RCGP Event Essex Minor Surgery with DOPS 23 - 24 May 2019

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 date23/05/2019
Duration1 day 8 hours
LocationBasildon

Minor Surgery Course

A two day theory and practical course on skin surgery syllabus for general practitioners

Start date05/09/2019
Duration1 day 8 hours
LocationSutton Coldfield

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