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