Description

CCourse Syllabus/Learning Aims:At the end of the course and with referral to the supporting course notes/learning materials delegates should be able to:Identify and justify minor surgery in the GP/clinical settingDescribe the medico-legal issues regarding minor surgery proceduresIdentify and discuss suitable equipment for minor surgery proceduresRecognise and diagnose commonly encountered benign lesionsRecognise suspicious malignant and premalignant lesions requiring referralDemonstrate safe practice of joint injections/cryotherapy and procedures typically undertaken in the GP/clinical settingRecognise and manage adverse events and complications.The course covers:Skin Anatomy and physiologyWound HealingLesion IdentificationSkin CancerTreatment options including curettage cautery diathermy shave/ellipse excision punch biopsy and surgerySkin preparationLocal anaesthesiaHaemostasisSuturing TechniqueCyst removalLipomasIngrown toenails/abscess removalHistologyMedico-legal requirementsAdverse events and complications * There is an exciting addition in these courses and learners will be taught about the pros and cons of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy.Event CostNon-Member – £495.00Member – £475.00AiT – £450.00Organiser nameDebbie BoardEmail Addressnwlondon@rcgp.org.uk