Facial Plastic Surgery Flap Reconstruction Dissection Course

Event Location
Surgical Skills Centre, Dundee, United Kingdom

Event Dates
13 Sep 2024 - 13 Sep 2024

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Event Cost


This one-day course held in the Surgical Skills Centre, provides a competency based approach to facial skin cancer tumour resection and reconstruction with grafts and local skin flaps.

A series of structured exercises has been devised so that Trainees and Consultants in plastic, ENT and maxillofacial surgery can complete a variety of facial soft tissue surgery simulations based on the more common skin flap procedures encountered. Delegates will be working in pairs on cadaver based dissection covering the following:

Educational aims:
Gain experience by simulating:
Random Flaps I: Advancement and Transposition Flaps
Random Flaps II: Rhomboid Flap, Bilobed Flap, Rotation Flap
V-Y Flaps
Total Nasal Reconstruction and the Paramedian Forehead Flap

The course provides:
Instruction in the use of instrumentation
“Hands on” practical anatomical and surgical skills experience using Thiel emalmbed cadavers
Evidence of skills training and competency
Pre-course material and an attendance certificate
6 CPD points