Emergency Safe Neck Surgery by Cadaver Dissection

Event Location
Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation, University of Dundee Surgical Skills Centre, Level 5, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, United Kingdom

Event Dates
20 Sep 2019 - 20 Sep 2019

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This one day course held in the Surgical Skills Centre, provides a competency based approach to emergency Safe Neck Surgery.

A series of structured exercises has been devised so that trainees can complete a variety of 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 SAC recommends that each surgical trainee attends at least 2 training days per year.

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