Description

Please Note:
Closing dates: 28th March 2019 (for April sitting) and 3rd October 2019 (for October sitting).

This innovative course provides practical training on the surgical techniques that can save lives when waiting for assistance is not an option.

Experienced faculty members from a variety of clinical backgrounds will utilise cadaver, and other specially designed clinical models, to maximise the practical experience for course participants.

Key topics covered:

Thoracotomy
Chest drains
Surgical airway
Emergency caesarean section

Training level

This course is suitable for emergency department and surgical trainees and consultants who are, or are likely to be, part of a major trauma team or team leader. Familiarity with use of common basic surgical instruments, suture handling and knotting techniques is a requirement

Please Note: this is a hands-on cadaver course with only 12 places available.