Core Surgical Training - Anatomy Module 1 - Upper & Lower Limbs(Repeated)

Category: Training - Core Training - Anatomy/Physiology

Date: November 20th 2018 10:00am until 12:00pm

Location: Centre for Clinical and Comparative Anatomy, University of Bristol, Southwell Street, Bristol BS2 8EJ

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Anatomy 1 - Upper & Lower Limbs

Please only register to attend this event once.


Compulsory for all CT1s (including LATs).


Each module for anatomy and physiology is run twice to allow choice for attendance. Please only book one option for each module. Each module only has places for a maximum of 14 trainees.


Via the School of Surgery website.


Anatomy and Physiology teaching to support learning for ISCP curriculum and for MRCS examinations. Emphasis is given to continuing professional education rather than ‘coaching’ for the MRCS examinations.


Four  anatomy modules and four physiology modules are delivered on Tuesdays and it is advised that CT1s ensure that they combine anatomy and physiology teaching sessions.  Please note the times for teaching have now been changed following feedback in 2017.  The Anatomy module now commences 10:00 to 1:00 p.m. .   Physiology follows 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.


Anatomy and physiology teaching are linked by dates. CT1s are advised to apply to take study leave for the whole day.


The Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy, University of Bristol, hosts the site containing all information on the Core Anatomy Training course as part of a blended learning programme. Please visit: for details of future sessions. Access details have been sent out to Severn Deanery trainees. (Additional informational can also be found at


Trainees are expected to read up and study on the module topics before attendance in order to gain maximal educational benefit from the teaching.

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Core trainees are advised to bring their own refreshments or to make their own arrangements for food and refreshments during the gap between anatomy and physiology modules.   There are numerous cafes and sandwich shops in the vicinity that are easily accessible during the short walk from the physiology venue to the anatomy venues.


No car-parking arrangements are available at the University of Bristol and surrounding areas are for ‘residents-only’. There are NCP car parks available 10-15 minutes away by foot. Good bus and train links are available to Bristol and the University. Trainees are advised to plan their travel and if coming by car are advised to offer a lift to colleagues.

Attendance outcomes

A record of attendance will be kept by the Deanery. Attendance details are provided to your Programme Directors and will be assessed at the yearly ARCPs. Certificates will be provided for each module to trainees, who attend, for their portfolio.

Trainee feedback

Trainees will be asked to provide anonymised feedback on each module. This is important for the School of Surgery to ensure that the standards of delivery and content of the teaching is maximized for Severn School of Surgery core trainees in the future.


Failure to attend a module requires a trainee to complete an explanation form which is available on-line at the School website and is returnable to Susan House ( at the School of Surgery.


Additional Information 

For additional information, see the Anatomy & Physiology section of the website



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