Minor Surgery in General Practice

VENUE: Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

This practical surgical skills workshops is ideally suited to all primary care team members: GPs, GPSI’s, GP registrars, GP Trainers and Practice nurses involved in basic surgical procedures.

The Primary Care Surgical Skills Course provides hands-on experience using synthetic and tissue models, videos with practical tuition from experienced tutors. It will utilise online pre courses learning material to maximise time spent on practical activities.

Programme Includes

  • Safe usage of surgical instruments
  • Punch biopsies, shaving & curettage
  • Local anaesthetic infiltration
  • Elliptical excision of simple lesion
  • Excision of Epidermoid Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Wound Closures with:- Interrupted sutures, Vertical mattress suture, Inverted Interrupted suture and Continuous subcuticular suture

This course is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners