Facial Plastic Surgery Flap Reconstruction Dissection Course

Event Location
Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation, Dundee, United Kingdom

Event Dates
07 Feb 2019 - 07 Feb 2019

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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
  • Island Pedicled 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