Facial Plastic Surgery Flap Reconstruction Dissection Course

Event Location
Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation, University of Dundee Surgical Skills Centre, Level 5, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, DD1 9SY, United Kingdom

Event Dates
12 Nov 2020 - 12 Nov 2020

Event Website

Event Cost
£190 for Scottish based trainees / £375 for others


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