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Surgical skills

Surgical skills

12 hours
Last updated:
04-Dec-2014
Surgical
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Basic practical skills: surgical instruments

Learn appropriate use of surgical instruments, as well as developing the ability to handle them with dexterity. Plus safety practices of handling surgical instruments.

1 hour
Last updated:
12-Jun-2012
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The acute surgical abdomen in children

Learn how to recognise the common causes of the acute surgical abdomen in children and when children need urgent surgery.

1 hour
Editorially reviewed date:
18-May-2018
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Surgical site infection: a primary care focus on prevention and management

This module will show you how to recognise an infected surgical wound, and manage surgical site infection.

One hour
Last updated:
08-Oct-2014
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Surgical skills - appendicectomy

This module describes the procedure of an appendicectomy, and patient management options both pre and postoperatively.

1 hour
Last updated:
11-Dec-2014
appendicectomy
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Surgical skills - open mesh repair of inguinal hernia

This module gives an overview of the surgical anatomy of the inguinal region, and shows how to perform open mesh repair of inguinal hernia, as well as recognising hernia types.

1 hour
Last updated:
17-Nov-2014
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Free module: Survival guide - safe prescribing for surgical inpatients

A practical guide to prescribing on the ward in your first surgical post as a junior doctor. This module covers a range of perioperative prescribing challenges, including management of hypoglycaemia, anticoagulation, and epidurals, plus some common emergencies such as opioid overdose.

1 hour
Last updated:
07-Nov-2016
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Surgical skills - closure of the abdomen

This module describes safe and effective abdominal closure, and post-operative care for a post-laparotomy patient.

1 hour
Last updated:
24-Oct-2014
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Surgical skills - carpal tunnel release

This module describes the features of carpal tunnel syndrome, an overview of its management, and how to perform an open carpal tunnel release.

1 hour
Last updated:
02-Feb-2015
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Surgical skills - emergency midline laparotomy

This module describes the emergency midline laparotomy, as well as post-operative management.

1 hour
Last updated:
01-Aug-2016
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Surgical skills - excision of sebaceous cyst

This module shows how to recognise a sebaceous cyst, how to perform an excision biopsy, and details postoperative care after excision of a skin lesion.

1 hour
Last updated:
12-Aug-2015
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Surgical skills - circumcision using a "sleeve" technique

This module describes the anatomy of the prepuce, and how to perform a paediatric circumcision.

1 hour
Last updated:
24-Oct-2014
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Surgical skills - excision of anal skin tags

This module outlines the development of the anal skin tag, describes its removal procedure, and details postoperative advice.

1 hour
Last updated:
12-Aug-2015
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Surgical skills - exploration of scrotum for testicular torsion

This module helps you understand the anatomical basis of testicular torsion and how to perform exploration of the scrotum. Additionally, listed are differential diagnosis for a painful scrotum.

1 hour
Last updated:
24-Oct-2014
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Surgical skills - incision and drainage of perianal abscess

This module shows how a perianal abscess may develop, and describes how to perform incision and drainage on one.

1 hour
Last updated:
01-Aug-2016
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Surgical skills - incision and drainage of pilonidal abscess

This module shows how a pilonidal abscess may develop, and describes how to perform incision and drainage on one.

1 hour
Last updated:
11-Dec-2014
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Surgical skills - high-tying and stripping of long saphenous vein with multiple avulsions

This module helps you understand the anatomical basis of varicose veins, details varicose vein surgery, potential complications, and post-operative management.

1 hour
Last updated:
02-Feb-2015
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Guideline focus: low back pain and sciatica (NICE)

Practical implications for GPs of NICE guideline NG59, including use of risk stratification, the role of imaging, advice on prescribing, and guidance on referral for manual therapy and surgical opinion.

1 hour
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Glaucoma: diagnosis and management in primary care

This module uses patient scenarios and cases to guide you through the diagnosis and management of patients with glaucoma in primary care. It provides advice on eye drops, indications for laser or surgical management, and informs you about commonly prescribed drugs that may precipitate acute angle closure.

1 hour
Last updated:
20-Mar-2018
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Acute appendicitis

Acute appendicitis is the most common abdominal surgical emergency in the world, with around 50 000 and 300 000 acute appendicectomies performed annually in the UK and in the US respectively. However, its incidence is falling for unknown reasons. This clinical update provides information on how patients may present and what investigations and treatments are available. Read the article on this subject then take the multiple choice assessment.

30 minutes
Multiple choice questionnaire