Minor Surgical Skills for GPs

Day 1 of a

Date: November 14, 2017
Delivered by: NSTC
Contact: Louise Sore
Email: louise.sore@nuth.nh.uk

This course is a One day hands on practical cadaveric workshop for General Practitioners, and is designed to build confidence and consolidate the skills of  GP`s who regularly perform minor surgery

The programme consists of intensive technical tuition in minor surgery techniques delivered in small group informal theory and hands on practical sessions under the supervision of some of the most experienced clinicians in the field

 

  • An intensive course

  • Number of attendees limited to 12

  • Refreshments included

  • Course certificate on completion

  • The course uses Porcine Tissue

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Course Includes

  • Anatomy and physiology of wound healing

  • Skin Pathophysiology

  • Essential Skin Surgery

  • Common skin lesions, sebaceous cysts and lipomas

  • Cryotherapy/Local Anaesthesia

  • Peri/Postoperative Wound Care

  • Curretage, cautery and diathermy

  • Ingrown Toenail

 

Practical Workshops on Porcine Tissue

 

  • Local anaesthetic technique

  • Suturing technique

  • Removal of sebaceous cysts

  • Removal of lipomas

  • Wound Dressing

 

Aims and Objectives

 

  • How to close wounds effectively

  • How to use simple dressings

  • When to do minor skin surgery

  • Basics of skin flaps

     



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The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust gratefully acknowledge the generous support provided by the Newcastle Healthcare Charity (Reg. 502473) and the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Charity (Reg 1057213) who provided the initial funding to establish the Surgical Training Centre (Freeman Hospital)