Basic Surgical Skills (BSS)
Nature of Course: Open to internal & external attendees
Course Director: Mr Amir Darakhshan, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
The course comprises 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.
- 18th – 19th December 2019 – SOLD OUT
- 2020 – To be confirmed