Tomorrows Surgeons

This one-day CPD certified surgical skills course is aimed at all medical students and FY1’s that are considering a career in surgery. This course is delivered by consultants and experienced surgeons, that will provide tuition and supervision throughout.
Our highly practical course is delivered using both hands-on practical workshops and demonstrations by our tutors using animal tissue and will cover the basic surgical techniques that are common to all surgical procedures.

Suitable for: All Medical Students and FY1’s

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On completion of this course, delegates will understand:

  • Gowning and gloving
  • How to handle surgical instruments correctly
  • How to create surgeon’s knots and how to drive a needle through tissue accurately
  • The use and creation of interrupted suture’s, and sub-cuticular sutures to close a wound
  • How to perform a skin lesion excision, under local anaesthesia (simulated exercise)
  • How to remove a sebaceous cyst, including drainage and excision (simulated exercise)
  • Basic endoscopy techniques; including a practical workshop were delegates will demonstrate hand-eye coordination through various stacking and cutting exercises.


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