Bootcamp 2016 Week 3 Programme 25-29 July

RCSI Surgical Bootcamp Programme Day 1 (25th July)

Time Topic Location Speaker
07:45 (15mins) Registration National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green
08:00 (15mins) Welcome and IntroductionIT & RCSI-STAT National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Professor Oscar TraynorMr. Donncha Ryan
08:15 (1 hr 15mins) Operating Theatre Environment

  • Theatre Etiquette
  • Scrubbing, gowning and gloving
  • Painting and draping of patients
National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Ms. Leonie Heskin
 09:30 (15mins) COFFEE BREAK
09:45 (1 hr 15mins) Surgical Instruments

  • Blade Mounting
  • Correct use of scissors/needle holders
  • Using artery forceps with non-dominant hand
  • Sharps: Care
  • Sutures & Needles
National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green  Mr. Brian Lane
11:00 (1 hr 30mins) Surgical Techniques – Knot Tying

  • Instrument Tie: surgeons knot, reef knot
  • Hand Tie: one handed reef knot, surgeons knot
  • Ligatures, mounted, at depth
National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Mr. Brian Lane
12:30 (45mins) LUNCH RCSI CANTEEN
13:15 (45 hrs) Critical Care: Fluids/Electrolytes Albert Lecture Theatre Mr. Brian Lane
14:00 (1 hr) Critical Care: Nutrition in the Surgical Patient Albert Lecture Theatre Oonagh GriffinProfessor Oscar Traynor
15:00 (15mins) COFFEE BREAK Atrium
15:15 (1 hr) Caring for yourself inSurgeryBody: Physiotherapy Physiotherapy Practical Room 12nd Floor, 123 St. Stephen’s Green Louise Keating
16:15 (1 hr) Basic Trauma Skills 3Management of Contaminated & Complex Wounds National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Ms Leonie Heskin
17:15 CLOSE

RCSI Surgical Bootcamp Programme Day 2 (26th July)

Time Topic Location Speaker
08:30 (30mins) Laparoscopic Take Home Kits

  • Demonstration
  • Set Up
  • Use of Kit
National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Mr. Donncha Ryan
09:00 (1 hr 30mins) Suturing/Wound Closure Techniques

  • Simple Suture
  • Vertical mattress, rotating needle in needle holder
  • Continuous locking, continuous over & over
  • Subcuticular
  • Staples
National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Mr. Brian Lane
 10:30 (15mins) COFFEE BREAK
10:45 (1 hr) Suturing/Wound Closure Techniques continued National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Mr. Brian Lane
 11:45 (30mins) Abdominal Incisions/How to do a Laparotomy National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Mr. Brian Lane
12:15 (15mins) Local & Regional Anesthesia National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Mr. Brian Lane
12:30 (45mins) LUNCH RCSI CANTEEN
13:15 (2hrs) Basic Trauma Skills 1:

  • Common Fractures & Dislocations
Chemistry Lab Mr. Brendan O’Daly
15:15 (15mins) COFFEE BREAK Atrium
15:30 (2 hrs) Dealing with Common Surgical Problem Albert Lecture Theatre  Mr. Dara Kavanagh
17:30 CLOSE

RCSI Surgical Bootcamp Programme Day 3 (27th July)

Time Topic Location Speaker
08:30 (2 hrs) Clinical Decision Making Albert Lecture Theatre Prof RidgwayMs. Amy Gillis
10:30 (15mins) COFFEE BREAK Atrium
10:45 (2 hrs) Critical Care:

  • Renal Failure
  • Respiratory Failure/Ventilation
  • Haemodynamic Support
  • Multi-Organ Failure
Albert Lecture Theatre  Noelle MurphyStephen Frohlich
12:45 (45mins) LUNCH RCSI CANTEEN
13:30 (1 hr) Suturing, Knot tying & tying a Pedicle National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Mr. Brian Lane
14:30 (15mins) COFFEE BREAK
14:45 (1 hr 30mins) PracticalAbdominal Incision & Closure National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Mr. Brian Lane
16:15 (1 hr 15mins) Minor Surgical Procedures

  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Lipomas
  • Pigmented Skin Lesion
National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green  Mr. Brian Lane
17:30 CLOSE

RCSI Surgical Bootcamp Programme Day 4 (28th July)

Time Topic Location Speaker
08:30 (1 hr 30mins) Introduction to Human Factors National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Dr. Eva DohertyMr. Paul McCormick
10:00 (15mins) COFFEE BREAK
 10:15 (1 hr 30mins) The Process of Informed Consent National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Dr. Eva DohertyMr Paul McCormick
11:45 (30mins) Surgical Strategy:

  • Illumination
  • Magnification
Albert Lecture Theatre Ms. Leonie Heskin
 12:15 (45mins) LUNCH RCSI CANTEEN
13:00 (15mins) Diathermy National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green
13:15 (2 hrs) Box Trainers:

  • Positioning Beads
  • Dissection (circle)
  • Endoloop Placement
  • Triangle
  • Cord through loop
  • Stacks
  • Ports
National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Mr. Brian Lane
15:15 (15mins) COFFEE BREAK
15:30 (1 hr 15mins) Vessel Ligation Chemistry Lab  Mr. Brian Lane
16:45 (45mins) Bowel Anastomosis Chemistry Lab  Mr. Brian Lane
 17:30  CLOSE

RCSI Surgical Bootcamp Programme Day 5 (29th July)

Time Topic Location Speaker
08:30 (2 hrs 15mins) Basic Trauma Skills for Surgeons & Emergency Medicine National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green  Dr. Darragh Shields
10:45 (15mins) COFFEE BREAK
 11:00 (30mins) Writing a Surgical Operation Note National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green  Ms. Leonie Heskin
11:30 (30mins) Knot Tying Revision National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green Mr. Brian Lane
 12:00 (45mins) Suturing Revision National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green  Mr. Brian Lane
12:45 (45mins)  LUNCH
13:30 (2 hr 45mins) The Brian Lane Medal – Competition National Surgical Training Centre1st Floor, RCSI House, 121 St Stephen’s Green
16:15  CLOSE