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Surgical Careers Course 2014Posted on Monday, 8th September 2014 We are a group of surgical trainees in the North West and Mersey deaneries. For the past two yeasr we have been successfully running courses for those interested in pursuing a career in surgery.    We are pleased to announce that this year we will be running a further course completely FREE of... Read more »  British association of Maxillofacial Surgeons Education and Research GroupPosted on Monday, 8th September 2014 The British association of maxillofacial surgeons junior trainees group are holding an exciting education and research conference in Newcastle on 19/20th September 2014. It is for anyone vaguely interested or wants to get more information into oral and maxillofacial surgery.  Our aim is to inform, teach and promote research in oral and maxillofacial surgery and would be great for any... Read more » Sheffield Basic Cardio Surgery CoursePosted on Monday, 8th September 2014 This course is not like other undergraduate surgical courses. It is not just a bunch of lectures and some careers advice. It uses modern educational principles to explore anatomy as fundamental to clinical diagnosis and reasoning skills as well as the integrated requirements of knowledge and skills needed in the speciality.     It has been run twice now on a local level... Read more » Future Surgeons Course at the Trent Simulation & Clinical Skills CentrePosted on Monday, 8th September 2014 Venue : Trent Simulation & Clinical Skills Centre, QMC Campus, Nottingham   AIMS & OBJECTIVES: To provides key surgical skills for medical students interested in a Surgical career.   LEARNING OUTCOMES: By the end of the course, participants will be able to: demonstrate effective aseptic  technique of gowning and gloving; demonstrate effective... Read more » STARSurg DISCOVER 2014: RegistrationPosted on Monday, 8th September 2014 The Student Audit & Research in Surgery (STARSurg) collaborative, a network of motivated, surgically-minded medical students and surgical trainees across the UK and Ireland would like to invite you to participate in our second annual national, student-led, multi-centre study.   Collaborative networks have transformed surgical research across the UK. Our previous study,... Read more » Foundation Skills in Surgery - Saturday 11th october 2014Posted on Monday, 25th August 2014 Foundation Skills in Surgery Course Saturday 11th October 2014 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow   This interactive course provides an introduction to the specific skills of the early stages of surgery. It is suitable for foundation year doctors and final year medical students considering a career in surgery.    Places are... Read more » Facial Plastic SurgeryPosted on Monday, 25th August 2014 The Basic Facial Plastic Surgery (BFPS) course for Saturday 8th November 2014, ?150. This is aimed at trainees who are interested in ENT, Plastic and Maxillofacial surgery. Although the techniques taught can be transferred to most specialities. The techniques taught have a reconstructive/aesthetic skew to them which allow a more cosmetically satisfactory result in suturing. Also they... Read more » 2nd CIS ConferencePosted on Monday, 25th August 2014 After the success of the 1st CiS conference, we have now oraganised the 2nd annual 'Career in Surgery' (CiS) conference, which shall be taking place on Saturday 27th September 2014 at The Royal Society of Medicine. The conference is aimed at medical students and junior doctors who wish to gain an insight into a career in surgery. 'Career in Surgery' is a full day event that focuses on... Read more » Basic Surgical Skills Course 17 - 18 September 2014Posted on Monday, 25th August 2014 Basic Surgical Skills Course 17th ? 18th September 2014 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow   A course for trainees anticipating a career in surgery and preparing for basic surgical examinations.   This course has been designed to introduce surgical trainees to safe surgical practice within a controlled workshop environment and it aims... Read more » Cardiothoracic Careers Day in association with RMS and ASiTPosted on Monday, 25th August 2014 The Inaugural Cardiothoracic Careers Day to be held at Southmead Hospital, Bristol on 29 November 2014.   The day will provide a fantastic opportunity for students to find out about the exciting prospects of a career in Cardiothoracic Surgery.   The morning session will involve a number of informative talks from professionals in the field who will cover a range of... Read more »