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ASiT Foundation Skills in Surgery Course

ASiT Foundation Skills in Surgery Course

Tuesday 13th July 2021 09:15 BST

Master Unit, Kent Lodge, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool


Free for ASiT members* - limited places available!

*a £50 deposit is required and will be refunded upon attendance (retained on non-attendance and for non-members)


The immensely popular ASiT FSS course is back! The second Mersey Foundation Surgical Skills course is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in a career in general surgery. We will guide you through basic skills as suturing, knot tying and bowel anastomoses. The FSS course is a fully practical day that aims to prepare you well for your next time in the operating theatre. It is also a very good opportunity for networking, enhancing your CV and careers advice from senior trainees and consultants.

Course Programme

09.15 - 09.30 Registration
09.30 - 09.45 Introduction to ASiT
09.45 - 10.30 Instrument tying and hand tying practical
10.30 - 10.45 Suture materials and needles
10.45 - 11.30 Basic suturing practical
11.30 - 11.45 Coffee Break
11.45 - 12.30 Suture/tying exercises - drain stitch, vessel
12.30 - 13.15 Lunch break
13.15 - 13.30 Common surgical instruments
13.30 - 14.30 Excision of skin lesion
14.30 - 15.30 Abscess I+D
15.30 - 17.30 Small bowel anastomosis

Master Unit, Kent Lodge, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool, L14 3LB
Free for ASiT members (£50 refundable deposit), £50 for non-members
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