Foundation Year Surgical Taster Course
Dates: 2024 Date TBC
Venue: First day at ICENI Centre, Colchester Hospital, Turner Road
Second day organised in Theatres at both Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals
Suitable for: ESNEFT FY1 & FY 2, and East of England FY Trainees
Fees: FREE for FY Trainees in the East of England
Day 1: Day of simulated surgery. Including Laparoscopic, Endoscopic and Robotic Training.
Day 2: Day in Theatres observing live surgery.
The Perfect Stoma Course
Date: Next Date TBC
Suitable for: FY1+ & Surgical Nurse Practitioners
Sponsored by: Coloplast
Fees: £175 for FY1+ & Free for Surgical Nurse Practitioners (CPD Funded)
- Types of stomas and indications
- Practical skills labs
- Demonstration of an end colostomy and loop colostomy
- Care of stoma and complications of stoma
- Parastomal hernia
- Demonstration of loop ileostomy and hands-on practice
- Tips, tricks and Q&A session
Basic Surgical Skills
Date: 14th and 15th May 2024
Suitable for: FY1 – CT2 – ODPs
This intensive and hands-on course covers handling instruments, knots and suturing techniques, skin lesions and local anaesthetic techniques, tissue handling and ligation/tranfixion.
With personal feedback and advice on further practice available.
This course is designed to provide an introduction to safe surgical practice within a controlled workshop environment.
This course was developed and quality assured by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.