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Doctors Academy is an International Consortium of Doctors, Dentists and Scientists that undertakes a diverse range of educational activities globally.
Doctors Academy is an International Consortium of Doctors, Dentists and Scientists that undertakes a diverse range of educational activities globally.

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This course is taught by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


Venue:

Education Centre, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK


Description:

This one day Consultant-led course is specifically aimed at providing junior doctors with the intention of pursuing a career in surgery with a structured programme to learn basic surgical skills and techniques; through the introduction of safe basic surgical techniques that are common to all surgical practices.


Features & Highlights:

- Tutored and supervised by Consultant Surgeons from various disciplines.

- Practical course with a high tutor-to-participant ratio.

- Delivered using a series of tutor demonstrations and hands-on sessions where participants work on animal tissue.

- An official course of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh specifically aimed at junior doctors intending to pursue a career in surgery.

- Certificate for portfolio from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Doctors Academy.


On completion of the course, participants should be able to:

- Demonstrate safe practice when gowning and gloving.

- Handle commonly used surgical instruments in a safe and effective manner.

- Create secure 'Reef' and 'Surgeons' knots.

- Pick up and safely drive a needle through tissue with accurate bite placement.

- Perform an interrupted suture to close a wound.

- Demonstrate the steps for excising a skin lesion under local anaesthesia.

- Excise a sebaceous cyst.

- Drain a superficial abscess.

- Perform the steps to debride a traumatic wound.

- Perform basic techniques used for endoscopy.

- Explain the principles of using safe diathermy.


Course fee:

£75


For more information & to register, please visit:

http://doctorsacademy.org/Course/KeySkills/Home.htm


Don't forget, there is also a course on the 31st May (Sunday):

https://www.facebook.com/events/807183689367008/
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This course is taught by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.


Venue:

Education Centre, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK


Description:

This one day Consultant-led course is specifically aimed at providing junior doctors with the intention of pursuing a career in surgery with a structured programme to learn basic surgical skills and techniques; through the introduction of safe basic surgical techniques that are common to all surgical practices.


Features & Highlights:

- Tutored and supervised by Consultant Surgeons from various disciplines.

- Practical course with a high tutor-to-participant ratio.

- Delivered using a series of tutor demonstrations and hands-on sessions where participants work on animal tissue.

- An official course of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh specifically aimed at junior doctors intending to pursue a career in surgery.

- Certificate for portfolio from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Doctors Academy.


On completion of the course, participants should be able to:

- Demonstrate safe practice when gowning and gloving.

- Handle commonly used surgical instruments in a safe and effective manner.

- Create secure 'Reef' and 'Surgeons' knots.

- Pick up and safely drive a needle through tissue with accurate bite placement.

- Perform an interrupted suture to close a wound.

- Demonstrate the steps for excising a skin lesion under local anaesthesia.

- Excise a sebaceous cyst.

- Drain a superficial abscess.

- Perform the steps to debride a traumatic wound.

- Perform basic techniques used for endoscopy.

- Explain the principles of using safe diathermy.


Course fee:

£75


For more information & to register, please visit:

http://doctorsacademy.org/Course/KeySkills/Home.htm


Don't forget, there is also a course on the 30th May (Saturday):

https://www.facebook.com/events/1640892526139170/
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