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Surgical Simulation Meeting

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05 Jan 2016

Finding The Way Forward in Scotland - a Consensus Meeting

10am-4pm, Friday 26 February 2016

Hosted by the Scottish Surgical Simulation Collaborative (RCSEd and RCPSG), this meeting aims to bring stakeholders and providers of surgical education and training in Scotland together to contribute to the development of a strategy to integrate simulation within the surgical curricula in Scotland. 

In the morning invited speakers will discuss the evidence; the techniques; the costs and benefits; the current state-of-play at home and abroad; and the opportunities that present themselves. 

In the afternoon there will be debate with the aim to produce a strategy statement from the gathered stakeholders.

Invited participants will represent:

  • Trainers and trainees
  • NHS Education for Scotland
  • Scottish Government
  • Territorial Health Boards
  • Skills Centres

Speakers include:

  • Mr Bill Allum, JCST
  • Mr Craig McIlhenny, Faculty of Surgical Trainers
  • Mr Oscar Traynor RCS Ireland
  • Prof Ken Walker, Scottish  Surgical  Simulation Collaborative 

To book a place click here.

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