7th Bristol Trauma Course

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: July 5th 2016

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

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For CT2 to ST8 surgical trainees with an interest in trauma.



A one-day hands-on practical trauma skills course. Features:

  • Expert military and civilian faculty
  • Small group hands-on practice using fresh animal and human tissue
  • State-of-the-art wet lab facility
  • Aimed at CT2 to ST8 trainees with an interest in trauma

Learning objectives-knowledge:

  • Damage control resuscitation & surgery
  • Role of the Trauma Team
  • Management of the critically ill trauma patient
  • Blunt & penetrating thoracic, abdominal & pelvic trauma

Learning objectives-practical skills

  • Thoracotomy
  • Cardiac & pulmonary injuries
  • Trauma laparotomy
  • Visceral rotation
  • Abdominal vascular and solid organ injuries
  • Temporary abdominal closure





Additional Information/Registration 

For additional information/registration, please contact Karen.Wilsdon@uhbristol.nhs.uk