INTERCOLLEGIATE BASIC SURGICAL SKILLS (BSS) COURSE

Basic Surgical Skills (Intercollegiate BSS)​

This two day course has been designed to introduce surgical trainees to safe surgical practice within a controlled workshop environment

 

It aims to teach, assess and certify the ability of trainees to use safe and sound surgical techniques that are common to all forms of surgery.

 
Upcoming Dates:
[1st] Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st July 2019 
[2nd] Saturday 27th- Sunday 28th July 2019 
 
Fee: £710.00
 
Held at: Weston Education Centre, King's College Hospital, 10 Cutcombe Road, London, SE5 9RJ
 
Only a total of 20 places available on each course
 
STATUS: {FULLY BOOKED}
 
Course Convenor: Mr Joseph Nunoo-Mensah
 
Course Administrator: Miss Tolu Salako
Tel: 07538336623
E-mail: events@crsurgeon.co.uk
 
Level: FY2-CT1
 
BSS should be undertaken during the first year of surgical training (CT1) although it is permissible that trainees in foundation years may take part, as long as their involvement does not preclude CT1 trainees from attending.
 
Content
 
The course consists of three main areas: Open surgery, Trauma, Orthopaedics & Minimal access surgery
 

Format 

 

Hands-on practice

Individual tuition
Assessment with personal feedback

Duration - 2 days

 

Key benefits

 

The Basic Surgical Skills (BSS) course is designed for doctors who began their basic surgical training on or after 1 August 1996 and are preparing for the MRCS examination and course.

 

Completion of an approved BSS course is a mandatory requirement for trainees pursuing a career in surgery.

 

What you get

Course handbook

Online access to BSS Course video files

Certificate of completion (if successful)

 

To Register

 

[1] Please complete the form below

 

[2] On receipt of form, details of how to make payment will be sent to you.

 

[3] Registration is not confirmed until a full payment is received and email confirmation sent out.

 

[4] Full refund will be available up to 3 weeks from the date of the event. No refund will be available there after.