19. September 2018 - 8:15
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Basic Surgical Skills (BSS) | Simulation and Interactive Learning (SaIL) Centre | Wednesday, 19. September 2018

This course is run over 2 consecutive days.
Day 1:                                   
Registration Time     08:15  Course Start Time    08:30 Course End Time     18:10
Day 2:                                   
Registration Time     08:15  Course Start Time    08:30 Course End Time     16:50
The course is comprised 3 main areas:

Open surgery
Trauma and orthopaedics
Minimal access surgery

The course uses:

hands-on practice
individual tuition
assessment with individual feedback

The Basic Surgical Skills (BSS) course is strongly recommended for all surgical trainees taking up their first surgical appointment. It is also open to Foundation doctors intending to follow a surgical or related career.
Trainees take away a course handbook and DVD and, if they successfully complete the assessment, will be issued with certification that is recognised by all four royal surgical colleges.