RCGP Event Essex Minor Surgery with DOPS – 23 and 24 May 2019, Holiday Inn, Basildon, Essex

This two day course includes:

• Simple rules for confident lesion recognition
• Avoid common risks by being prepared
• Seek valid consent and avoid the stress of complaints
• Impress patients with comfortable and effective local anaesthesia
• Cryotherapy curettage and cautery with small group practical sessions
• Logical steps in the excision biopsy of moles and blunt dissection of cysts
• Ingrowing toenail surgery without tears
• Skin closure to minimise suture marks
• DOPS assessment to document how good you will be
• Good notekeeping and audit

The course materials will form a regularly updated reference in published literature and delegates will have access to ongoing clinical advice from the course lead

Course Program

Programme: Day 1

Time                Topic
0830 – 0900  Registration and Coffee
0900 – 0910   Introduction – Aims and Objectives
0910 – 1020   Skin Lesions
1020 – 1050   Basics
1050 – 1110    Break
1110 – 1300    Small Groups: Snip shave & curette IGTN Electrosurgery & suturing skills

1300 – 1340    Lunch
1340 – 1500    Cryotherapy
1500 – 1540    Local Anaesthesia
1540 – 1600    Break
1600 – 1700    Anticipating Problems – infection and bleeding
1700                  Plenary and Finish

Programme Day 2

Time                Topic
0830 – 0900   Registration and Coffee
0900 – 0930   Scarring
0930 – 1130   The Elliptical Excision and Closure
1130 – 1150    Break
1150 – 1300    Cysts
1300 – 1340    Lunch
1340 – 1410    Consent
1410 – 1600    DOPS
1600 – 1630     Notekeeping and audit
1630                  Plenary and Finish


This course is led and taught by Dr Soon Lim FRCGP who does minor surgery teaches minor surgery and gives his expert advice on minor surgery to the MPS MDU and GMC. At present he leads the minor surgery courses for 8 separate RCGP faculties and for the ASPC in response to individual CCG requests. He will continue to support and advise past delegates on any of his courses.

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