Past event – June/July 2022: Skin Biopsy Course for Nurses

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Event information

Date 

30th June and 1st July 2022

Venue

Guy’s Hospital Campus, London SE1 1UL

 
Programme overview

This two-day course aimed at nurses, includes a range of practical and theoretical workshops delivered by nursing and medical experts in the field of dermatological surgery.

The 2 day programme format is taught face to face with theory lectures in the mornings, followed by supervised surgical procedure practice in the teaching laboratory each afternoon. We maintain a high ratio of student to practice supervisors throughout the afternoons.

 

Theory lectures to include: histopathology, surgical anatomy, local anaesthetic, medico-legal aspects, minor surgery planning, surgery preparation, surgical wound care, potential complications of surgery

 

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

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