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ASiT Foundation Skills in Surgery - Bath

ASIT FOUNDATION SKILLS IN SURGERY COURSE 

6th May, Royal United Hospital Bath

FREE TO ASIT MEMBERS, LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE

This popular, free one-day course will equip senior medical students and junior doctors with many of the fundamental techniques required for success the early years of surgery. Topics include sterile technique and gloving, safe surgical practice, suturing, knot-tying, applying a plaster and many more.

We will demonstrate how through this course you can begin to attain and relate the competencies that you need to progress your training in Surgery. This course is essential for trainees wishing to set themselves apart from the crowd, and will provide an ideal talking point for future selection into Surgery.

Programme

08.30-09.00 - Registration
09.00-09.35 - Medical Records and Operative Notes
09.35-10.10 - Sutures, Drains and Instruments

10.10 -10.30 - Coffee

10.30-13.00 - PRACTICAL 1
(suturing both interrupted and continuous, knot tying)

13.00-13.45 – Lunch (lunch is not provided)

13.45-16.15 - PRACTICAL 2
(excision of skin lesions, subcuticular sutures, mattress sutures)

16.15-17.00 - Careers in Surgery and Surgical CVs
17.00-17.15 - Close and Feedback

 
Address:
 
The Mendip Room
Postgraduate Education Centre 
Royal United Hospital Bath
Coombe Park
Bath
BA1 3NG
 
The postgraduate centre will be signposted from the main entrance on the day of the course
 
 
Parking:
Parking is available at a cost of £6 for the day.  Parking is monitored by an automatic number plate recognition scheme. You must use the machines provided or the paybyphone app to register your number plate and pay the full fee or you will be fined for parking.  Payment must be complete by midnight on the day you visit. 
 
Refreshments:
Our sponsors will provide lunch
 

 

To book your place please email richardbamford@doctors.org.uk 

Please note, you must be an ASiT member to register.  A £50 deposit is required and will be refunded upon confirmation of attendance.

If you are not an ASiT member, please click here to join

Royal United Hospital Bath
Bath, United Kingdom
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