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Surgical Skills in Trauma (DQT) 

Course Name
Surgical Skills in Trauma (DQT)
Description

Theoretical and practical courses divided into 2 phases. One theoretical course will be held in the morning where various surgical techniques in trauma are shown and discussed and another practical course will be held, where these techniques are applied on live animal models.  For the first phase (theoretical) medical students or pre-graduate interns may register. For the 2nd phase of practice on live animal models, only surgical residents and trained surgeons will be allowed guaranteed by proper documentation.

General Objective

Discuss and practice the diverse surgical techniques in trauma through lectures guided by experts and surgical interventions on live animal models.
Specific Objectives
  1. Reaffirm the technical concepts of trauma surgery
  2. Discuss the techniques used in trauma surgery
  3. Reaffirm each surgeon skills on a live animal model monitored by an expert
  4. Practice surgical techniques according to the needs of each surgeon
Target Audience
(who should attend)

Trauma Surgeons
General Surgeons
Residents of General Surgery
Students (for the 1st phase)
Course Agenda

HOUR ACTIVITY

8:00 am–12 Noon | Didactic lectures
1: 00 pm–5:00 pm | Animal laboratory (Actual times are subject to change)
Manual
Language available:
- English
- Spanish
(In production)
Pre-Test Onsite Administration
Post-Test Onsite Administration
Evaluation Form Onsite Administration
Certificate Onsite Administration (if paid pre-course)
E-mail Administration (if paid post-course)
Course Duration 1 day (could vary to 2 days)
Course Director & Faculty
Directors:  P. Ottolino, A. Basilio
Faculty:  K. Mattox, E. Moore, D. Feliciano,  T. Scalea, A. Rodriguez, R. Ivatury, N. Mendez, R. Herrera, G. Machain, A. Gonzalez

Local Coordinator
Each course will be assigned a coordinator. The course coordinator can be local or international
Number of Participants Ratio of instructors/students: 1/6
Cost & Logistic Information
Please email gladys.shanklin@vcuhealth.org for cost course information and logistics



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