Minor Surgical Skills for GPs

Day 1 of a

Date: March 12, 2018
Delivered by: Dan Saleh and Matthew Shaw
Contact: Louise Sore
Email: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk

For further details please contact:

 

Louise Sore, Asst. Education Manager

Newcastle Surgical Training Centre

Freeman Hospital

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE7 7DN

Email: Louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk

Tel: 0191 213 8589

 

 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 Dressings

     

Aims & Objectives

 

  • How to close wounds effectively

  • How to use simple dressings

  • When to do minor skin surgery

  • Basics of skin flaps

COURSE OVERVIEW

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

 

 

FACULTY

 

Matt Shaw, Consultant Urologist

Dan Saleh, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

David Sainsbury, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Thomas Oliphant, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Katherine Brown/Tracy Leck, Nurse Specialist

Mr Mogdad Alrawi, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Mr David Brass, Consultant Dermatologist

Sahan Rannan-Eliya -Consultant Plastic Surgeon

 

 

 

 




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Freeman Hospital,
Freeman Road,
High Heaton,
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE7 7DN

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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)