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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 Surgical Skills September 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 date24/09/2019
Duration1 day 8 hours
LocationLondon

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Minor Surgery update with Assessment & DOPS

Start date27/09/2019
Duration7 hours 30 minutes

Minor Surgery Entry Level with DOPS Assessment

Course full

This two 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 the Direct Observations of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Assessment (required by NHS England for all GPs applying to practise minor surgery in London and recommended for all GPs looking to practise minor surgery outside of London)

Start date01/10/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery and Joint Injections Study Day - FULLY BOOKED

Course full

This Minor Surgery & Joint Injections Study Day is a full, interactive day and includes practical sessions using both pork products and artificial models. Topics that will be covered include: Ellipse excision Wound edge eversion Buried subcutaneous stitching Elbow and knee joints Wrist joint, carpel tunnel, trigger finger and de Quervains

Start date02/10/2019
Duration8 hours 30 minutes
LocationChepstow

Botulinum Toxin and its uses: Medical & cosmetic applications

The North and West London Faculty is pleased to announce that they are running an intensive interactive theory and practice based course on Botulinum Toxin and its uses. Led by the highly-accredited Doctors and industry leaders, this course is aimed at the novice injector, keen to learn about essential aspects of injecting with botulinum toxin. This course aims to teach delegates the medical and anatomical skills required to inject safely. Delegates will have the opportunity to have safe hands on injecting of real patients in a small group setting under very close supervision. There will be an emphasis on patient selection, examination, legal issues as well as the latest information from regulatory health bodies. Delegates will get 12 CPD points on completion of the course.

Start date07/10/2019
Duration7 hours 45 minutes
LocationLondon

Joint and Soft Tissue Injection training course October 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/golfers elbow (trigger finger) De Quervains 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 date17/10/2019
Duration7 hours 15 minutes
LocationLondon

Joint and Soft Tissue Injections

Course full

This is a practical one day course on Joint and Soft tissue Injection for General Practitioners and Advanced Nurse Practitioners (including clinical assessment & conservative management).

Start date17/10/2019
Duration8 hours
LocationReading

Minor Surgery Update Including DOPS Assessment 25 October 2019

Course full

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 date25/10/2019
Duration8 hours
LocationLuton

Minor Surgery for Beginners one day course Gateshead 2019

New! Minor Surgery for Beginners one day course held at Gateshead. This course accommodates the complete beginner to those with minimal experience, under the tutelage of two experienced minor surgeons. Who both have roots in plastic surgery, before making the change into general practice.

Start date06/11/2019
Duration8 hours
LocationDunston Gateshead

Minor Surgery one day Refresher course, Gateshead 2019

New! Minor Surgery one day Refresher course held at Gateshead, accommodates updates and advanced techniques for the regular surgical provider under the tutelage of two experienced minor surgeons, who both have roots in plastic surgery, before making the change into general practice. Special offer - price reduction by £35, ends 31 August

Start date07/11/2019
Duration8 hours
LocationDunston Gateshead

2 Day Minor Surgery Course 7 & 8 November 2019

Course full

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 date07/11/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationBristol

Minor Surgery Refresher and DOPS Assessment

This RCGP 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 London and recommended for all GPs wanting to practise minor surgery outside of London)

Start date08/11/2019
Duration7 hours 30 minutes
LocationLondon

Joint and Soft Tissue Injections 8 November 2019

“Fed up of self-limiting problems or chronic disease management? Wish to do something different in primary care which heals your patient and reduces your referrals to secondary care? Brush up your MSK assessment skills and kick start that shared management plan. Learn which conditions respond to physical therapy or injections or both. Injectable mannequins for the elbow, shoulder, knee, wrist and hand.” For General Practitioners and Advanced Nurse Practitioners (including clinical assessment & conservative management).

Start date08/11/2019
Duration7 hours

Joint and Soft Tissue Injection training course November 2019

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/golfers elbow (trigger finger) De Quervains 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 date12/11/2019
Duration7 hours 15 minutes
LocationLondon

Minor Skin Surgery Including DOPS Assessment 14 & 15 November 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 date14/11/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationLuton

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Minor Surgery update with Assessment & DOPS

Start date15/11/2019
Duration7 hours 30 minutes
LocationLondon

Two day 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. Member £460 Non-member £500

Start date20/11/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationLeyland

Minor Surgery Course

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 President for the Association of Surgeons in Primary Care, this course guides you to an enjoyable, stress-free minor surgery practice.

Start date21/11/2019
Duration1 day 8 hours
LocationOxford

Minor Surgical Skills November 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 date27/11/2019
Duration1 day 8 hours
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Entry Level with DOPS Assessment

This two 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 the Direct Observations of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Assessment (required by NHS England for all GPs applying to practise minor surgery in London and recommended for all GPs looking to practise minor surgery outside of London)

Start date03/12/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationLondon

Minor surgery Update

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 date05/12/2019
Duration6 hours 45 minutes
LocationWigan

Minor Surgery Refresher and DOPS Assessment

This RCGP 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 London and recommended for all GPs wanting to practise minor surgery outside of London)

Start date10/12/2019
Duration7 hours 30 minutes
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Refresher and DOPS Assessment

This RCGP 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 London and recommended for all GPs wanting to practise minor surgery outside of London)

Start date20/02/2020
Duration7 hours 30 minutes
LocationLondon

Minor Surgery Course 19 & 20 March 2020

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

Start date19/03/2020
Duration1 day 8 hours
LocationSutton Coldfield

Two Day Minor Surgery Course 23/24 April 2020

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 date23/04/2020
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationBrighton

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