GP Minor Surgery Training

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

  • Discuss local anaesthesia for minor surgical procedures.
  • Identify various surgical techniques.
  • Discuss the management of lipomata, cysts, skin lesions and in-growing toenails.
  • Demonstrate suturing techniques and wound healing with the use of skin pads and pig skin.

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.
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22

Apr

GP Minor Surgery

Belfast

£285.00

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

  • £285.00 incl. VAT

Wed 22 Apr 2020

09:00 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.

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20

May

GP Minor Surgery

Blanchardstown

€335.00

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

  • €335.00 incl. VAT

Wed 20 May 2020

09:00 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.

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2

Sep

GP Minor Surgery

Blanchardstown

€335.00

Wednesday, 2 September 2020

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

  • €335.00 incl. VAT

Wed 2 Sep 2020

09:00 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.

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7

Oct

GP Minor Surgery

Belfast

£285.00

Wednesday, 7 October 2020

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

  • £285.00 incl. VAT

Wed 7 Oct 2020

09:00 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.

Cost

Belfast: £285.00 / Dublin €335.00

Time

9am – 5pm

Accredited by

7 CPD Hours