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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 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

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 date21/01/2019
Duration8 hours 15 minutes
LocationLondon

Minor Surgical Skills January 2019

Course full

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

Course full

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 Entry Level with DOPS Assessment

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 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

Joint and Soft Tissue Injection training course March 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/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 date22/03/2019
Duration7 hours 15 minutes
LocationLondon

Joint Injections PM - Spring 2019

Join us for this interactive half-day (afternoon) workshop which will cover injections and management techniques for the knee elbow hand wrist and shoulder. The workshop will include an interactive presentation on common MSK conditions that require injections and will be followed by a practical session on joint and soft tissue injection techniques.

Start date26/03/2019
Duration3 hours
LocationHull

Joint Injections AM - Spring 2019

Join us for this interactive half-day (morning) workshop which will cover injections and management techniques for the knee, elbow, hand, wrist and shoulder. The workshop will include an interactive presentation on common MSK conditions that require injections and will be followed by a practical session on joint and soft tissue injection techniques.

Start date26/03/2019
Duration3 hours 30 minutes
LocationHull

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.

Start date01/05/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationLeyland

Minor Surgery

RCGPNI invite you to attend a two day highly practical Minor Surgery Course. The course is for healthcare professionals who would like to develop or improve their surgical skills, whilst learning to provide a safe, effective and modern Minor Surgery Service.

Start date02/05/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationArmagh

Minor Surgery Update Including DOPS Assessment 3 May 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 date03/05/2019
Duration8 hours
LocationLuton

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 Skin Surgery course including DOPS Assessment 13 & 14 June 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 date13/06/2019
Duration1 day 8 hours
LocationLuton

Joint Injections PM - Summer 2019

Join us for this interactive half-day (afternoon) workshop which will cover injections and management techniques for the knee, elbow, hand, wrist and shoulder. The workshop will include an interactive presentation on common MSK conditions that require injections and will be followed by a practical session on joint and soft tissue injection techniques.

Start date02/07/2019
Duration3 hours
LocationYork

Joint Injections AM - Summer 2019

Join us for this interactive half-day (morning) workshop which will cover injections and management techniques for the knee, elbow, hand, wrist and shoulder. The workshop will include an interactive presentation on common MSK conditions that require injections and will be followed by a practical session on joint and soft tissue injection techniques.

Start date02/07/2019
Duration4 hours
LocationYork

Joint Injection course 12 July 2019

A one-day course on Joint and Soft Tissue Injection for General Practitioners (including clinical assessment & conservative management) Reduce Your Referrals to Secondary Care.

Start date12/07/2019
Duration8 hours
LocationLondon

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

Minor Surgery Update Including DOPS Assessment 25 October 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 date25/10/2019
Duration8 hours
LocationLuton

2 Day Minor Surgery Course 7 & 8 November 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 date07/11/2019
Duration1 day 7 hours
LocationBristol

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