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COSMETIC SURGERY SYLLABUS OVERVIEW

AIM:
to outline general and specific requirements for training

GENERAL REQIREMENTS:

• History of cosmetic surgery
• History of academies, associations, societies, colleges
• Mission statements, goals of training bodies
• Codes of practice – see Gmc publication “Duties of a doctor – good medical practice”
• Ethics
• Medicolegal esp. protecting the patient & yourself
• Training pre-requisites
• Sources & resources<
• Academic responsibilities & requirements
• Clinical requirements
• Assessment– regular, ongoing & final

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

• Theoretical, Clinical, Technical, Surgical, Medical
• Regions – break down into smaller regions which relate to particular procedures
       - Face
       - Body
       - Skin
• Anatomy
• Physiology
• Pathology – relevant microbiology, immunology, histology, dermatology etc.
• Pharmacology
• Physics
• Psychology
• Medical emergencies
• Surgery - procedure
• Surgery - resources
• Technique, pre/intra/postop