Bristol, England, UK
June 04, 2015 - June 04, 2015
This is a one day trauma skills course aimed at trainees in general / vascular / trauma surgery. Held in a state-of-the-art wet lab in Bristol, England, the faculty of experienced military and civilian trauma surgeons will lead delegates in small group hands-on demonstrations and practice of basic surgical trauma skills. Delegates are paired with another trainee of similar ability and use fresh cadaveric animal and human tissue to practise these skills.
Learning objectives include:
Knowledge - role of the trauma team, damage control resuscitation, management of the critically ill trauma patient, blunt and penetrating injuries
Practical skills - thoracotomy, sternotomy, repair of cardiac injuries, hilar control and pulmonary injuries, laparotomy and aortic control, visceral rotation, solid organ injury, packing and temporary closure
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