Learn Basic Surgical Skills
Step by step procedures for the important surgical skills to be possessed by medical students and professionals – Free Course
What you’ll learn
- Students will learn the different methodologies of Surgical Procedures
- An interest in pursuing a career in medical field
- An passion to learn the basic surgical skills
The course covers three main areas:
By the end of the course, students will:
Understand and practise safe operating techniques, gowning and gloving.
Understand and practise the correct techniques for laying safe surgical knots.
Understand the characteristics and handling of surgical instruments.
Understand that careful and sound aspects of technique are more important than simple manual dexterity or speed.
Understand the principles of handling tissues and recognise differing requirements for differing sites (eg skin, bowel, abdominal wall, vessels and tendons).
Understand and practise local anaesthetic techniques.
Understand the principles of assessment, and primary surgical management of infected and contaminated soft tissues.