Basic Surgical Skills (Intercollegiate BSS)
Basic Surgical Skills is an intensive two-day course designed to provide essential foundational knowledge and hands-on experience in key surgical skills areas such as suturing, knot-tying, and tissue handling. This course is particularly relevant for trainees interested in a surgical career, though it is open to a diverse audience of health professionals. So, whether you're a medical professional, healthcare practitioner, or simply seeking to enhance your surgical skills, Basic Surgical Skills will teach you what you need to get a head start on your career goals.
Day 1: Covers fundamental skills such as knot-tying, instrument handling, and suturing techniques as well as practical skills like skin lesion removal, ligation/transfixion, and tissue handling.
Day 2: Advance your skills in knot-tying, assisted abdominal closure, vascular surgery principles, tendon repair, skin suturing and introduces endoscopic surgery techniques.
Prepare you for your Core Surgical Training interviews and MRCS part B exams.
Enhance your performance in operating theatres.
Aligned with GMC Capabilities in Practice Framework and Foundation Curriculum High-Level Outcomes.
Royal College of Surgeons of England
38-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7405 3474