Develop Your Role

Surgical Skills for Nurses Schedule 3
Mini Series

Get all the help you need with your surgical skills under Schedule 3 in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Play a full part in your practice’s surgical caseload
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

This is the second online Mini Series I have done, and I have found both so convenient and flexible as they allow me to work around my small children.

I enjoyed it and enjoyed being able to do at my own pace. It’s much easier to do the webinars when I have quiet time at home or in practice.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Surgical vascular access

  • Overview of routine vascular access
  • Indications and how to perform cut down techniques
  • Indications for central venous lines (jugular and peripherally placed)
  • Technique and placement of central venous lines
  • Safe use and maintenance of central venous lines

Session 2


  • Indications, techniques and after care for ;
  • tail amputations
  • ear pinna surgery and amputations
  • toe amputations

Session 3

Biopsies and mass removal

  • Biopsy techniques and their advantages and disadvantages
  • How to perform diagnostic biopsies (fine needle, punch, core biopsies and incisional biopsies)
  • How to perform excisional biopsies and simple mass removal

Meet the Presenter....

James McMurrough


James graduated from the University of Bristol in 2008 and began work in a busy first-opinion emergency and referral practice in Manchester. He is an advanced practitioner in internal medicine, gaining his CertAVP(SAM) in 2012. He is also a keen cardiologist having recently gained his second advanced practitioner certificate in veterinary cardiology.

James lectures across the country on a variety of subjects to members of the veterinary profession and has a particular clinical interest in cardio-respiratory diseases, flexible endoscopy and canine lymphoma treatment.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

The content of the Mini Series will help me very much in my work in practice. It will give me confidence to approach cases in a logical way and reach a working diagnosis and treatment plan, whilst recognising where specialist advice and referral is appropriate.

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12 months access to recordings and course materials is included

Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events. Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and develop your role in your practice's surgical caseload.

Just £247 + VAT*

  • Overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT.
  • Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.
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Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • PLUS unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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