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ASiT Foundation Skills in Surgery Course


09:00 - 16:00 BST Friday, 27th August 2021

Postgraduate Education Centre, Leeds General Infirmary

Free to ASiT members (limited places available)

ASiT is pleased to present another Foundation Surgical Skills course. For anyone interested in a career in surgery, this is a DO NOT MISS day. We will guide you through basic skills such as suturing and knot tying. It will be a fully practical day that will prepare you well for your next time in the operating theatre. It is also an amazing opportunity for networking, enhancing your CV and careers advice from surgical trainees from a variety of surgical specialities!

Course Programme:

09:00 – 09:30: Registration & welcome
09:30 – 10:00: Theatre etiquette (Mr Vahe Petrosyan, Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery ST3)
10:00 – 11:00: Instrument handing and suturing
11:00 – 11:15: Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00: Knot-tying
12:00 – 12:30: Preparing your portfolio for Core Surgical Training applications (Miss Samantha Sharkey, Trauma and Orthopaedic ST3)
12:30 – 13:00: Lunch break/Portfolio Clinic
13:00 – 14:00: Suturing/Scrubbing
14:00 – 14:30: Writing operation notes (Miss Lucy Scott, Emergency General Surgery Fellow)
14:30 – 15:30: Suturing/Knot-tying competition/Prize
15:30 – 16:00: Closing remarks

Please note: this course is FREE for ASIT members, a £50 deposit is required and will be refunded upon confirmation of attendance (retained on non-attendance and for non-members). If you are not an ASiT member and would like to join, please CLICK HERE.

Post Graduate Education Centre, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds LS1 3EX
£50 deposit for ASiT members
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