Intercollegiate Basic Surgical Skills Course

The Basic Surgical Skills Course is held  in Malaysia at least two times a year. It is run at RCSI-UCD Malaysia Campus, Penang or East Malaysia. 

  • Course Objectives:
    To train participants in basic techniques for all types of surgery
  • Course Content:
    The emphasis of the course is on:-
    • basic knot tying techniques
    • suturing techniques
    • percutaneous biopsies
    • gastrointestinal/vascular anastomosis
    • repair of nerve and tendons
    • introduction to safe laparoscopy
    • endoscopic procedures
  • Closing Date:
    One month (exactly) before course date commencement or when 12 candidates accepted.
  • Fee:
    EURO 425.00 for
    Malaysians only working with the Government of Malaysia. Please submit proof of employment  ( eg Letter from Head of Department) and nationality at time of application. ( EURO 775.00 for all others )
    All fees paid to be paid online.
  • Venue:
    Penang, Selangor, Sarawak & Sabah(2023/2024)
  • How to apply:

To enroll, please return completed application form and proof of fee payment to:-

Prof. N. Premnath  FRCSEd FRCSI
Director of Surgical Training

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

RCSI-UCD Malaysia Campus

4 Jalan Sepoy Lines

10450 Penang, Malaysia