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Aims / objectives

  • Acquire the basic foundation skills for developing competency in minor surgical procedures.

Course programme

  • Principles of analgesia
  • Wound assessment, closure & management: basic suturing technique and practice, application of topical skin adhesive
  • Common surgical procedures including: incision and drainage of an abscess, paronychia management, release of subungual haematoma, digital block-fracture reduction, management of ingrown toenails and foreign body removal

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AR10 Minor surgical procedures

Course summary

This workshop will provide you with basic instruction in common minor surgical techniques used in minor injuries units, general practice, urgent care and walk in centres. The emphasis is on emergency wound care. Hands on participation is encouraged, fostering your competence in developing these skills for use in the workplace.

Who should attend?

GPs
Junior doctors
Nurse practitioners
ENPs
Practice nurses
School nurses
Allied health professionals

Recommended text

Buttaravoli P, (1999) Minor Emergencies: Splinters to Fractures Mosby
Trott A, (2005) Wounds & Lacerations, 3rd ed. Mosby

Important notes

INCLUDED:
Equipment, course materials, evaluation and certificate of attendance
Morning and afternoon refreshments
QUALITY ASSURANCE: HANDS ON WORKSHOP- MAXIMUM STUDENT TO TRAINER RATIO 12:1
Completion of this course is not a guarantee of competency. Support and practice in the workplace with an experienced facilitator is required to attain competence level.


Cost

Course duration Course CPD Full price
(incl VAT) per person
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) £215

Discounts

Dates Block size Block
discount
Individual discount
05 Mar 2020 4 10% n/a
26 Jun 2020 4 10% n/a
28 Oct 2020 4 10% n/a

Dates / venues

Location - venue Dates No. of people  
London - St Bart's Hospital 05 Mar 2020 Enquire for details
London - St Bart's Hospital 26 Jun 2020
London - UCH Education Centre 28 Oct 2020

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