Definitive Surgical Trauma Care
2 day course
- surgeons managing trauma
- surgical trainees
Format: mixture of manual and lecture-based learning, case discussion, and surgical skills demonstration and practice. Maximum 20 participants
Based on: developed by International Surgical Society
Equipment used: course manual to supplement the course content, practical and technical skill stations; practical work laboratory using animals and cadavers
This course travels across Canada and has been offered in Vancouver in 2012 and 2013
Life threatening surgical conditions are discussed in a decision making matrix and hands-on surgical expertise is obtained both in cadaver and live anaesthetised animal skill stations.
Designed for the demanding and specific aspects of definitive surgical management of torso and head trauma.
Strengthens the performance of established and new procedures specially required in trauma surgery
UBC Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) – This course is offered both individually and as part of the annual TAC/ATS Trauma conference
International Association for Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care (IATSIC)