GP Minor Surgery Training – Birmingham

This highly practical one day course is aimed at practitioners who would like to perform minor surgery, or improve and develop their surgical techniques and competencies. 

Suitable for: GPs and GP Trainees.

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Aim

To provide the knowledge, practical skills and procedures required to provide a safe and effective Minor Surgery Service.

Objectives

  • Understand the benefit of conducting minor procedures in general practice.
  • Discuss local anaesthesia for minor surgical procedures.
  • Identify various surgical techniques, including ellipse excision.
  • Demonstrate suturing techniques and wound healing with the use of skin pads and pig skin.
  • Inspect surgical equipment and room setup.
  • Understanding patient consent.
  • Discuss suture removal.
  • Be able to explain sterilisation and infection control.
  • Discuss the management of the following:

– Lipoma

– Cysts

– Skin lesions

– In-growing toenails

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At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Discuss the benefits of minor surgery in general practice.
  • Identify requirements for minor surgical procedures including room setup and equipment needed.
  • Understand sterilisation and infection and control.
  • Discuss what is included within a minor surgery pack.
  • Discuss suture removal and identify techniques.
  • Understand the importance of patient consent.
  • Discuss the appropriate management of cysts and lipomata.
  • Identify the causes and management of in-grown toenails.
  • Demonstrate making an incision and excising the ellipse.
  • Discuss different types of needles and sutures available.
  • Demonstrate the various suturing methods on skin pads and pig skin.

12

Sep

GP Minor Surgery - Birmingham

Birmingham

£350.00

Thursday, 12 September 2024

08:45 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

  • Birmingham
  • £350.00 incl. VAT
Registration not available

Thu 12 Sep 2024

08:45 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

This highly practical one day course is aimed at practitioners who would like to perform minor surgery, or improve and develop their surgical techniques and competencies.

Registration not available

Cost

£350 (Including VAT)

Time

8:45am- 5:00pm

 

Location

Birmingham

32-34 Colmore Circus
Queensway
Birmingham B4 6BN
United Kingdom

 

Accredited by

6 CPD Hours