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

  • 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.
Limited places
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6

Mar

GP Minor Surgery

Sligo

€356.00

Wednesday, 6 March 2024

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

  • Sligo
  • €356.00 incl. VAT
Register1 place remaining

Wed 6 Mar 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.

Register1 place remaining
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22

May

GP Minor Surgery

Dublin

€356.00

Wednesday, 22 May 2024

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

  • Dublin
  • €356.00 incl. VAT

Wed 22 May 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.

Limited places
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12

Jun

GP Minor Surgery

Belfast

£300.00

Wednesday, 12 June 2024

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

  • Belfast
  • £300.00 incl. VAT
Register6 places remaining

Wed 12 Jun 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.

Register6 places remaining
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4

Sep

GP Minor Surgery

Dublin

€356.00

Wednesday, 4 September 2024

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

  • €356.00 incl. VAT

Wed 4 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.

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2

Oct

GP Minor Surgery

Sligo

€356.00

Wednesday, 2 October 2024

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

  • Sligo
  • €356.00 incl. VAT

Wed 2 Oct 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.

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6

Nov

GP Minor Surgery

Belfast

£300.00

Wednesday, 6 November 2024

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

  • £300.00 incl. VAT

Wed 6 Nov 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.

Cost

£300.00/€356.00 (including VAT)

Time

8:45am- 5:00pm

 

Locations

Belfast

Kingsbridge Training Academy
10 Falcon Way, Boucher Road,
Belfast, BT12 6SQ

 

Dublin

CityNorth Hotel & Conference Centre
Gormanston, Co. Meath,
K32 W562, Ireland

 

Sligo

Sligo Park Hotel
Pearse Rd, Cornageeha,
Sligo, Ireland

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7 CPD Hours