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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

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

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 medico legal 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.

Start date14/09/2018
Duration1 day
LocationChelmsford

Two Day Minor Surgery 19 and 20 September 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 date19/09/2018
Duration2 days
LocationBarnsley

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 date09/10/2018
Duration2 days
LocationLiverpool

Minor surgery

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 date14/11/2018
Duration2 days
LocationDunston, Gateshead

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 date04/12/2018
Duration1 day
LocationLiverpool

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