Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET)
In this one-day intensive ASSET course, participants will learn important surgical approaches to body cavities and large vessels to save life or limb. Surgical exposure is taught on human specimens.
The aim of the course is to provide competent care for penetrating injuries in emergency situations.
At the end of the course, you will have acquired knowledge and skills for the treatment of acute life-threatening injuries and their surgical access and exposure.
The course is for senior surgeons working in acute and emergency surgery settings and is accredited by the American College of Surgeons.
08:30 Case 1: Access Arteria Axillaris
09:00 Case 2: Subclavian artery access
09:30 Case 3: Access femoral artery
09:50 Case 4: Access to the carotid artery (zone II, trachea and esophagus)
10:20 Case 5: Sternotomy
10:50 Case 6: Left anterior thoracotomy
11:20 Case 7: Clamshell thoracotomy
12:30 Case 8: Pelvic Packing
13:45 Case 9: Iliac artery access and control
14:15 Case 10: Subdiaphragmatic aortic control, Mattox Maneuver
14:45 Case 11: Cattell Braasch Maneuver
15:15 Case 12: Aortic bifurcation access
15:45 Case 13: Liver packing, Pringle maneuver, liver mobilization
16:15 Written Exame
Course language: English
Course fee: CHF 2000.-
up to 60 days prior the course: reimbursement CHF 2'000.-
59 - 31 days prior the course: reimbursement CHF 1'500.-
after 30 days prior the course: reimbursement CHF 0.-
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