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Specialty Skills in Emergency Surgery and Trauma (SSET)

This two-day course will provide you with knowledge and techniques to manage a wide variety of emergency on-call trauma situations.

Led by expert faculty and with a high faculty: participant ratio, the course is taught through a mix of lectures and practical skills workshops.

Using animal tissue you will be able to practise a range of vascular, abdominal and thoracic operative procedures including thoracotomy and DCS bowel resection.

The course is mapped to the ISCP syllabus.

  • £733.50
  • 2 days
  • 12.00 CPD Points
£733.50
2 days
12.00 CPD Points

Suitability

This course is suitable for: FY2, CT1-2 and SAS grades.

We strongly recommended completing the Basic Surgical Skills (BSS) course before taking this course.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe a standard initial approach (RRIM: Recognition, Resuscitation, Investigation and Management) to the emergency surgery patient
  • Apply the RRIM model to the initial care and treatment of patients with:
    • Common conditions of the gastro-intestinal system
    • Surgical infections
    • Vascular emergencies and vascular trauma
    • Trauma to the thorax and abdomen
  • Demonstrate a range of operative procedures (on an animal model) relevant to the above conditions
  • Outline the principles of damage control resuscitation
  • Demonstrate improved clinical reasoning and decision-making
  • Discuss the role of teamwork and the importance of professionalism in the care and treatment of emergency surgery and trauma patients

Format

Specialty Skills in Emergency Surgery and Trauma combines practical skills station workshops using animal (porcine) models with lectures and case based discussions.

Additional Information

Course content

You will cover a variety of topics during this course, including:

  • Emergency surgery resuscitation
  • Peritonitis 
  • Vascular 
  • Damage control surgery 
  • Pancreatitis
  • Damage control resuscitation
  • Upper GI bleed
  • Lower GI bleed
  • Wound infection

 Take a look at a sample Specialty Skills in Emergency Surgery and Trauma (SSET) programme.

10% discount on this course for RCS member

Members, Fellows and Associates benefit from a 10% discount on this course when held at our Education Centre in London. 

Your discount will be applied automatically when booking. 

Find out more about joining today.

Booking Options

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Pricing notes:

Full price: £815.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £733.50

Course Fees:

Please note, for courses held at the College, we require full payment upon booking. Take a look at our cancellation policy first.

For regional and international course payments and terms & conditions, please contact the relevant centre.

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom

Location:

Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre
University Of Manchester
MANCHESTER
M13 9PT
United Kingdom
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