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ASiT Foundation Skills in Surgery: Bristol


November 10th, 2019Learning & Education Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary. 


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. 
During the day we will introduce practical skills required and further developed by the mandatory Basic Surgical Skills Course.  The course will be delivered by surgical trainees with interest in teaching.
This course is essential for trainees wishing to set themselves apart from the crowd, and will provide evidence of commitment to surgery for your Core Surgical Training portfolio.


Provisional programme



0900 – 0930


0930 – 1010

Scrubbing and knot tying

1010 – 1050

Excision of lesion and suture materials

1050 – 1110

Coffee Break

1110 – 1150

Removal of cyst and abscess I&D

1150 – 1230

Bowel anastomosis

1230 – 1330


1330 – 1410

Laparoscopic surgery

1410 – 1450

Trauma session

1450 – 1510

Coffee Break

1510 – 1550

Surgical careers, and CV building

1550 – 1615

Close and thank you


Location: University Hospitals Bristol Education Centre, vis-à-vis Bristol Royal Infirmary 
Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8AE   Tel: 0117 342 0013 


Tea, coffee and water will be provided. You will need to bring or buy your own lunch.  

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Please note, the course is free to ASiT members.  A £50 deposit is required and will be refunded upon confirmation of attendance to members.

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University Hospitals Bristol Education Centre, vis-à-vis Bristol Royal Infirmary Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8AE
Bristol, UK
FREE to ASIT members, a £50 refundable deposit is required
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