Minor Surgery Direct Observation Of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Assessment

A half day assessment of minor surgery skills for experienced practitioners.

13 Oct 2014 at The Royal Society of Medicine, United Kingdom

Medical & Health Care

Minor Surgery Direct Observation Of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Assessment 13 Oct 2014 The Royal Society of Medicine, United Kingdom
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NHS England has recently introduced changes in the contract for provision of minor surgery in general practice stating that GPs now require a DOPS (Direct Observation of Practical Skills) assessment to be able to carry out minor surgery procedures.

In consultation with NHS England, RSM Professionals and Medical Skills Courses now offer a new half day course providing DOPS assessment specifically to satisfy most of new contractual requirements. Certificates issued on successful completion of this assessment will be accepted as evidence to carry out minor surgery procedures.

The half day meeting will focus on the assessment of incisions, excision and injection of soft tissues and will cover punch biopsy, local anaesthetic administration and curettage as well.

Price:
Non-member: GBP 300

When
From: October 13, 2014 08:45
To: October 13, 2014 13:00
Where

The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Category

Medical & Health Care

Contact email
rsmprofessionals@rsm.ac.uk

Contact phone
+44 020 7290 3928

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