ASiT Foundation Skills in Surgery Course
25th February, Imperial College London.
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.
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
Venue: Imperial College Surgical Society, Sir Alexander Fleming building on the South Kensington campus.