The Surgical Skills Centre delivers high quality, relevant procedure-based skills courses to local, national and international medical personnel at all stages of their career.
ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF EDINBURGH - SEMINAR SERIES
The Royal College of Surgeons is hosting another of their seminar series this Wednesday (17 June); Possibilities of advanced surgical simulation for specialists. This seminar is being chaired by the DIrector of Surgical Skills, Dr Vanessa Kay and begins at 1900 on Wednesday 17 June 2020. If you are interested please register to watch live (or at a later date) https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/professional-support-development-resources/learning-resources/webinars/surgical-simulation/possibilities-in-advanced-surgical-simulation-for-specialists
The Surgical Skills Centre, developed by Sir Alfred Cuschieri in 1992, has facilities which include two wet labs with workstations equipped with state of the art laparoscopic equipment, and an anatomy laboratory equipped with operating microscopes. Part task trainers and computer workstations permit virtual reality anatomy and endoscopic training. All rooms have large flat screens to which live surgery can be streamed from operating theatres in Ninewells hospital. The DIHS makes extensive use of cadavers preserved using the Thiel technique, a sophisticated method of preservation of complete human cadavers with provides an excellent model for procedural skills training that is unique in the UK. This refurbishment provides us with an additional seminar room, a new delegates lounge area along with a new AV/IT installation.