Learning to Operate


An essential course for junior surgeons

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Trust HQ & Education Centre, Pinderfields hospital

Course director

Mr S Majumder - Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Course convenor

Mr A Sharaf - Plastic Surgeon Registrar

Course faculty

Consultants and Registrars.



Aimed at

Aspiring surgeons (Foundation and Core Trainee) with limited or no experience in performing surgical operations.


Skin closure techniques

  • Simple interrupted
  • Subcuticular
  • Vertical mattress
  • Stapling

Performing an operation

  • Taking consent
  • WHO checklist
  • Scrubbing and gowning
  • Prepping & draping
  • Performing the procedures (benign skill lesion excision, Lipoma excision, sebaceous cyst excision)
  • Skin closure & dressings
  • Writing an Op note
  • Sign out


Group and confidential individual feedback

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