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Surgical Skills for the Emergency Department Resuscitation Room

Last Date
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00
Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC) - Thomson Building, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
Please Note:
Closing dates: 28th March 2019 (for April sitting) and 3rd October 2019 (for October sitting).
Each course runs over 2 days.

This innovative course provides practical training on the surgical techniques that can save lives when waiting for assistance is not an option.

Experienced faculty members from a variety of clinical backgrounds will utilise cadaver, and other specially designed clinical models, to maximise the practical experience for course participants.

Key topics covered:

  • Thoracotomy
  • Chest drains
  • Surgical airway
  • Emergency caesarean section

Training level

This course is suitable for emergency department and surgical trainees and consultants who are, or are likely to be, part of a major trauma team or team leader. Familiarity with use of common basic surgical instruments, suture handling and knotting techniques is a requirement

Please Note: this is a hands-on cadaver course with only 12 places available.

Course Director:
Mr Malcolm Gordon, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

Dr Janet Brennand, Consultant Obstetrician, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
Mr Ian Colquhoun, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank
Ms Helen Dorrance, Consultant Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow,
Mr Wesley Stewart, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Queen Eliza beth University Hospital, Glasgow
Mr Graham Sunderland, Consultant Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Mr Kevin Thomson, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow


All Dates

  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00


  • Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre
  • Glasgow University
  • Thomson Building
  • University Avenue
  • G12 8QQ


The Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre was established through the generous support of the William and Elizabeth Davies Charitable Foundation. It is a state of the art facility that aims to raise clinical standards, anatomical knowledge and surgical skills through the provision of world class education and training.