Description

This unique one-day ‘hands-on’ course will provide the participant with the opportunity to perform selected common general surgical emergency operations on unembalmed freeze-preserved cadavers under the direct supervision of Consultant Surgeons.

With a high tutor-to-participant ratio, this practical course will be delivered in small groups using a series of tutor demonstrations where participants will undertake various general surgical emergency operations on cadavers, simulating clinical practice.

Types of Procedures
Laparotomy
Small Bowel Resections
Cholecystectomy
Appendicectomy
Right Hemicolectomy
Exploration of Inguinal Canal
Exploration of Scrotum
Orchidopexy
Creation of Stoma
Suitable for
Speciality Trainees (ST3 and ST4 level) in General and Emergency Surgery
Core Trainees (CT2 level or post MRCS CT1 level) who are planning on embarking on a career in one of the following surgical disciplines (General, Upper GI, Colorectal, Emergency Surgery)
Course Objectives
Understand the basic principles and steps in undertaking common general surgical emergency operations
Practice the operations on unembalmed freeze-preserved cadavers
Understand the indications, contraindications and potential risks of these operations
Features and Highlights
Participants work on unembalmed freeze-preserved cadavers
Tutored and supervised by Consultant Surgeons
Hands-on practical course with a high tutor-to-participant ratio
Small group teaching and demonstrations