Advanced Emergency Trauma Surgery Course

27 Jan -
28 Jan 20
27 January - 28 January 2020
Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Freeman Hospital

This course is a two day hands on practical cadaveric workshop for surgeons, military or civilians who are relatively inexperienced in trauma but may be required to perform surgery on patients suffering traumatic injuries under pressure in a trauma and emergency environment.

COURSE CONTENT – DAY 1

  • The Damage Control Philosophy
  • Left Anterolateral Thoracotomy
  • Clamshell Thoracotomy
  • Repair of Atrial and Ventricular Injuries
  • Median Sternotomy
  • Control of vessels
  • Thoracic and Oesophageal Trauma
  • Radiology of Trauma
  • Approaches to the Hilum, Pulmonary Injuries, superior and posterior mediastinum.
  • Closure and drains
  • The Military Approach to Major Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma: The International Experience

COURSE CONTENT– DAY 2

  • Pre-peritoneal packing (pelvic trauma) and
  • Supracoeliac aortic control
  • Splenectomy,
  • Pringle manoeuvre,
  • Liver mobilization/packing
  • Exposure of femoral, Iliac, Popliteal Vessels
  • Major Vascular Lower Body Injury
  • Kocherisation, Pancreatic injury
  • RtoL Visceral Medial rotation/ IVC Repair
  • LtoR Visceral Medial rotation; renal repair and nephrectomy
  • Intensive two-day course
  • High faculty-to-participant ratio
  • Number of attendees limited to 12 dissector places
  • 12 non dissector places
  • Certificates provided
  • CPD accredited by the RCSed
  • Interactive classroom, didactic lectures and cadaver instruction on fresh frozen cadavers
  • Course dinner and all refreshments included

Further information

For full details and registration information

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