BASIC SURGICAL SKILLS COURSE


Intercollegiate Basic Surgical Skills Course
THREE DAY TECHNICAL TEACHING COURSE


The Basic Surgical Skills Course is held  in Malaysia at least three times a year. It is run at Penang Medical College or at UNIMAS, Kuching, Sarawak.

  • Aimed at:
    Surgical trainees who are starting Basic Training in their first year.
  • 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 16 candidates accepted.
  • Fee:
    EURO 350.00 for Malaysians only working with the Government of Malaysia. Please submit proof of employment  ( ie Letter from Head of Department) and nationality at time of application.
    EURO 750.00 for all others
    Bank Draft to: The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Venue:
    Penang Medical College/UNIMAS Kuching Sarawak
  • How to apply:

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

Prof. N. Premnath  FRCSEd FRCSI
Director of Surgical Training

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Penang Medical College

4 Jalan Sepoy Lines

10450 Penang, Malaysia