Cardiff Cadaveric General Surgical Emergency Operations Course

18th February 2018

Welsh Centre for Anatomical Education, University of Cardiff

About

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
Quick Information
Waiting List open

The course on 18th February is fully subscribed. You may please enter your name in the waiting list. If a place should available this time, we will indeed offer it to you but otherwise we will inform you of the future dates. Thank you for your interest and understanding.
Date 18th February 2018
Venue
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Welsh Centre for Anatomical Education, University of Cardiff
Course Time 0900 - 1700 hours
Course Fee £ 195.00
Closing Date The places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis and as such we are unable to provide a precise closing date. The registration will close when all places are taken up.
No of Places 4
Dress code Professional/Semi-formal
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