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Assessing patients for minor surgery

Assessing patients for minor surgery

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Format

Audio

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

January 23, 2017

Updated

January 23, 2017

Programme Description

Dr Nigel Stollery considers indications for minor surgery on the NHS, benefits for the patient and NHS of GP minor surgery, and outlines training, equipment and procedures that should be in place.

This module, based on a presentation at MIMS Clinical Update 2016, is delivered in an audiovisual format. You can play the presentation at a time to suit you, pause and continue as needed. A CPD certificate is awarded for completing this module.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Consider the potential benefits of providing minor surgery services
  • Be aware of equipment, training and procedures required
  • Expert speaker and test author

    Dr Nigel Stollery
    GP with a special interest in dermatology
    Kibworth
    Leicestershire
    UK

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required