Minor Surgery Basic 2 Day Course

Date20 March 2018
Duration2 days
Start Time08:30
End Time17:00
TypeClassroom based
LocationLiverpool
AudienceGP, GP Trainee, First5, Nurse, Foundation Doctor

£450.00

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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.

VenueLACE Conference Centre, Croxteth Drive, Sefton Park, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17 1AA
Maximum capacity26
Email
Phone01517080865
ContactRCGP Mersey Faculty
Faculty/DepartmentMersey Faculty

Course programme

Programme  -  Day 1

08:30

Registration, tea, and coffee.

08:45

Welcome and introduction, aims and objectives

09:15

Basic surgical technique, local anaesthesia, suture material (theory)

10:30

Break for tea and coffee - with opportunity to speak with exhibitors

10:45

Correct use of instruments and suturing (practical)

12:45

Lunch - With opportunity to speak to exhibitors.

13:30

Lipomas, cysts and pitfalls (practical)

15:30

Break for tea and coffee.

15:15

Abscesses (theory), in-growing toenails (practical)

16:50

Revisit and update aims and objectives

17:00

Close

 

Programme  -  Day 2

08:45

Registration, tea, and coffee.

09:00

Dermatology quiz (theory)

09:45

Practical approach to the pigmented lesion (theory)

10:45

Break for tea and coffee - with opportunity to speak with exhibitors.

11:00

Dermatological surgery including cryosurgery demonstration (practical)

11.45

Medico legal, infection control and administration (theory)

13:00

Lunch - with opportunity to speak to exhibitors

13:45

Hyfrecator and electro-cautery demonstration (practical)

14:00

Joint and periarticular injections (practical)

16.15

Close

Facilities

  • Lunch
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Wi-fi

Facilitator/Speakers

Dr Kishor Vithlani FRCS, DRCOG, FRCGP, MRCGP Examiner

Kishor is Educational advisor for Mersey Faculty, Clinical Governance Lead for the Liverpool PCT and a trainer for GP registrars. He is also involved with undergraduate teaching at Liverpool University.  He is a GPwSI in skin surgery and doing one session a week for Liverpool & Broadgreen NHS Trust.

 

Dr Lucy Wictome MRCGP

 

Lucy is a GP Principal  at St Hilary Group Practice in Wallasey, Wirral where she is also a GP trainer . With minor surgery being her clinical interest, as well as doing regular sessions within her own practice  she is part of the Wallasey Locality Minor Surgery Service where she has a weekly list of procedures. Her other interest is undergraduate teaching and  for 10 years she has been a Lecturer at the University of Liverpool within the Community Studies Unit and is the 2nd year Lead for the Unit.  Diploma in Dermoscopy.

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