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Event April 2020

June 2023 event: Skin Biopsy Course for Nurses 2023

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Event information


15th - 16th June 2023 


Guy’s Hospital Campus, London SE1 1UL

Programme overview

This course is aimed at nurses who are new to, or early in their development of skin surgery skills. The course includes access to pre-attendance online lectures and procedural videos, followed by 2 days of face to face learning delivered by nursing and medical experts in the field of dermatological surgery. There will also be course exit self-assessments.

The 2 day face to face teaching programme includes a small selection of theory lectures in the mornings, followed by supervised surgical technique practice in the teaching laboratory. We maintain a high ratio of student to practice supervisors throughout the practical sessions.

Theory lectures (pre-attendance and face to face) will include: histopathology, surgical anatomy, local anaesthetic, medico-legal aspects, minor surgery planning, surgery preparation, surgical wound care, potential complications of surgery.

The practical sessions will cover: local anaesthetic administration, basic biopsy techniques (shave, snip, punch), lesion excision, different suturing techniques, haemostasis techniques.

A course certificate is provided upon completion

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Course Fees

£495 per delegate


Registration will close 31st May 2022 (two weeks prior to the face to face attendance) to allow participants time to access the online learning platform and complete the pre-course learning.


To book your place click on this link. If you need more information, contact

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