Emergency Safe Neck Surgery by Cadaver Dissection

Event Location
Cuschieri Skills Centre, Dundee, UK

Event Dates
06 Jun 2016 - 06 Jun 2016

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A series of structured exercises have been devised so that trainees can complete a variety neck surgery simulations based on the more common neck emergencies encountered in otolaryngology.

Educational aims

Gain experience in management by simulation of:
  • Stab wounds to the neck,
  • Emergency neck surgery for epistaxis,
  • Emergency neck surgery for neck space infection,
  • Emergency surgery for laryngeal trauma
  • Including laryngotracheal separation and tracheostomy.

The course provides:

  • instruction in the use of instrumentation
  • “hands on” practical anatomical and surgical skills experience using cadavers
  • personal tuition from experienced otolaryngologists
  • evidence of skills training and competency
  • progress feedback incorporated into RITAs.