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ASiT / Duke's Foundation Skills in Surgery Course

ASiT / Duke's Foundation Skills in Surgery Course  

4th March 2020
Jubilee room, Level 1, Deakin Centre, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

Free to ASiT members, limited places available

In collaboration, we proudly present the first East of England Foundation Surgical Skills Course. For anyone interested in a career in colorectal or general surgery, this is a DO NOT MISS day. We will guide you through basic skills, such as suturing, knot tying and laparoscopic skills. It is also an amazing opportunity for networking, enhancing your CV and careers advice from senior trainees and Consultants!  As of 2019, the FSS course is a recognised development course in core surgical training applications. 

For Senior medical students, Foundation year doctors and Core Trainees 


09:00-09:30 - Registration
09:30-10:00 - Lecture 1 - Medical Records and Operative Notes
10:00-11:00 - Lecture 2 – Surgical portfolio, Sutures, Drains and Instruments.
11:00-11:30 - Coffee/Tea Break
11:30-13:00 - Surgical Skill 1 - suturing both interrupted and continuous, knot tying
13:00-14:00 - Lunch
14:00-15:00 - Surgical Skill 2 – Subcuticular and mattress sutures
15:00-16:00 - Surgical Skill 3 – Laparoscopic skills
16.00 – Feedback and Close



The course is sponsored by Ethicon. Tea, coffee and lunch will be provided.     


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Please note:  FREE to ASIT members, a £50 deposit is required and will be refunded upon confirmation of attendance.

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Jubilee room, Level 1, Deakin Centre, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
Cambridge, UK
FREE for ASiT Members (refundable £50 deposit), £50 for non-members
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