SURGICAL SKILLS (SS)

Learning Outcome

Lateral canthotomy/lysis

Code

SS9

Description

All trainees must be able to perform lateral canthotomy and cantholysis as an emergency procedure. The technique of surgery will be determined by the clinical findings and current surgical practice.

They must understand when it is indicated and recognise when the patient should be referred for expert management.

Assessment

OSATS1 Portfolio, end of year exams, COECSA Exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 3/4 yr program

Related Learning Outcomes

SS1 - SS17

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