ST5/6 Bootcamp

Category: Training - Other

Date: June 9th 2022 9:00am until June 10th 2022 5:00pm

Location: 9th June - Virtual, 10th June - Vesalius Anatomy Centre Bristol, BS2 8EJ BS2 8EJ

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The ST5/6 boot camp will be taking place on the 9th and 10th June. 


9th June: Virtual training day - Trainees in all surgical specialties invited. 

Topics covered: Preparing for the FRCS, medicolegal training, pursuing an academic career, fellowship experience, OOP and career pitfalls, returning to work challenges.


10th June: Vesalius Anatomy Centre in Bristol, BS2 8EJ - Trauma and emergency cadaveric training - Trainees in general surgery only. 

Topics covered: The multiply injured patient, management of blunt and penetrating injury, principles of damage resuscitation, cricothyroidotomy, sternotomy, clamshell, trauma laparotomy, solid organ injury, hollow organ injury, vascular injury.


RSVP at: if you would like to secure a space on either day. There are limited spaces for the cadaveric course and these will be offered on a first come, first served basis.


There's space for 4 car spaces available there, so if anyone wants to use it, please email me so I can tell the centre. 


Kind regards,


Angeliki Kosti

Surgical Simulation Fellow

Southmead Hospital