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live SURGICAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Streamed LIVE from an Operating Theatre in London

One-day virtual work experience for SCHOOL STUDENTS

 20th February 2022, 8:00am-4:00pm (*UK time)

fOR SCHOOL STUDENTS

LIVE SURGERY ON REAL SPECIMENS

LIVE surgical techniques performed by surgeons on real skin, muscle, bones and organs

WORLD-CLASS CURRICULUM

Curriculum from Royal College of Surgeons adapted for pre-medical students.

LEARN KNOT TYING TECHNIQUES

Practice knot tying techniques and receive personalised feedback

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Streamed from an operating theatre in London

LIVE SURGICAL WORK EXPERIENCE

This event is designed for school students in any year who have an interest in Medicine and consider applying to Medical School. This event will give school students a better understanding of what medicine and surgery are like in real life and how this work experience event can be incorporated successfully in their future medical school application.

Join London based award winning surgeons and take part in LIVE surgery performed by real surgeons on real skin, muscle, bones and organs, all streamed virtually from an operating theatre in London. You will be given WORLD class teaching based on the Royal College of Surgeons curriculum to suit pre medical students. We aim to equip you with the knowledge, insight and practical skills to elevate you as a top medical school applicant who has already started their surgical experience!

Our surgeons will present SIMULATED patients in both emergency and elective surgery where YOU will have to make life or death decisions. You will then take part in a LIVE laparoscopic surgery simulation using state of the art minimally invasive technology, followed by a LIVE demonstration where YOU will learn (and even practice!!) the most common surgical knots including the reef knot, surgeons knot, Aberdeen knot many more!

Who is this event for?

This event is open to any SCHOOL STUDENTS who consider applying to medical school. Students gain virtual work experience from the surgical theatre in the UK as well as getting an overview of the National Healthcare system in England. 

You will get a certificate of completion and distinctions of excellence will be given to students with the best surgical portfolios and skills assessment scores.

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LIVE surgery streamed from an operating theatre in London

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Discover the world of Medicine and Surgery and learn how to make your application stand out

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Learn and practice knot-tying techniques

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Surgical Work Experience LIVE 

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20th February 2022, 8:00am-4:00pm (*UK time)

​Introduction to Surgery

  • Welcome by Medefine surgical team and introduction to your surgical portfolios

  • Introduction to Surgery – History and timeline of discoveries and innovation

  • Surgery in the National Health Service of the UK

  • Training to become a surgeon, practice makes perfect

  • Surgery as a pre-medical student, what can YOU do now?

Surgical simulation

  • LIVE tour of a London operating theatre

  • LIVE explanation of surgical instruments, tools and safety procedures in the operating theatre

  • LIVE demonstration of anaesthetic instruments including airway adjusts, cannulation, oxygen masks and anaesthetic machines

  • LIVE demonstration of suturing skills including interrupted, continuous and subcuticular on REAL animal skin

  • LIVE anatomy demonstration and dissection of organs including heart, lungs, kidneys and joints

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“Thank you so much for organizing such a wonderful event yesterday! I’m so glad to have been a part of it and it was extremely informative and useful, not just for my medical application but has significantly motivated me to become a part of this profession in the future. 

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—  A.Z., Hong Kong

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Surgical Work Experience LIVE / Online via ZOOM

13 Feb

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Fully booked

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Disclaimer: All our placements are performed out of hours in private London hospitals. All of our staff involved are working out of hours to provide high quality teaching to students on a global scale and our placements have no direct consequences and are not impacting patient flow, waiting times in any way. All patients involved are actors. This placement is not in any way related to the daily activities and duties of the doctors and surgeons involved. These activities are extra-curricular and are performed out of hours. All of the resources and equipment used are being procured using funding from current and past events. These placements do not directly use any resources from public UK funded hospitals. No real patient details are being shared during these placements.