Event Date:

04 November 2019 - 05 November 2019

Event Title:

Basic Surgical Skills ( Intercollegiate BSS) Course

Event Location:

Training Academy,
10 Falcon Way
Boucher Road
Belfast BT12 6SQ

Event Duration:

2 full days
8:30am - 5:30pm

Places Remaining:



12.00 CPD Points 

This highly practical, two-day course is suitable for all trainees hoping to pursue a career in surgery. Trainees will be introduced to safe surgical practices within a controlled workshop-led environment, where each skill is introduced with a step-by-step demonstration, before participants practice the technique in small groups. This course is delivered by experienced surgeons with a wide range of knowledge and experience in teaching, and all trainees receive continual feedback and assessment throughout the two days.

A certificate recognised by The Royal College of Surgeons will be issued to those that successfully complete this course. 


• Mr Gareth Kirk
• Mr Barry Clements
• Mr Gary Spence
• Mr Tim McAdam
• Ms Claire Jones
• Ms Julie Scoffield
• Mr Andrew McKinley

The course has been agreed on an intercollegiate basis and trainees who complete the course will be issued with certification that will be reciprocally recognised by all four Royal Surgical Colleges.

This course is suitable for FY1, FY2, ST1/CT1 and ST2/CT2 and SCPs.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course, participants should have gained core skills in open surgery, electrosurgery and endoscopic surgery. They should be able to:
• Demonstrate safe operating techniques.
• Use a variety of surgical knots safely and effectively.
• Confidently handle and use surgical instruments.
• Handle tissues confidently with due regard to their unique properties.
• Use endoscopic instruments in a practical and safe way.
• Discuss the practical, safe use of electrosurgery.

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Course fees:

Early registration: £600.00 * (book before 20th September 2019)
Standard registration: £675.00

The fee includes VAT, hot buffet lunch, refreshments, all course materials and certification.

NB: There are only 14 places available on this course and will be supplied on a first come first serve basis

Cancellation policy applies - please see Terms and Conditions

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