Gillian is proud and excited to be attending the Advanced Medical Nurses Training course on Minor Surgical Skills.
At the end of the course and with referral to the supporting course notes/learning materials delegates should be able to:
Identify and justify minor surgery in the GP/clinical setting
Describe the medico-legal issues regarding minor surgery proceduresIdentify and discuss suitable equipment for minor surgery procedures
Recognise and diagnose commonly encountered benign lesions
Recognise suspicious malignant and premalignant lesions requiring referral
Demonstrate safe practice of joint injections/cryotherapy and procedures typically undertaken in the GP/clinical setting
Recognise and manage adverse events and complications.
The course covers: Skin Anatomy and physiology
Skin CancerTreatment options including curettage cautery diathermy shave/ellipse excision punch biopsy and surgery
Cyst removalLipomasIngrown toenails/abscess removal
Adverse events and complications