Operating Theatre Live comes to Blackburn 20th February 2020

01/10/2019

Operating theatre live

Award-winning Operating Theatre Live is bringing its interactive dissection show to Blackburn Central High School on Thursday 20th February 2020.

Due to logistical problems the date of Operating Theatre Live has been rescheduled to Thursday 20th February 2020. Tickets purchased for 25th October have been transferred to the new date, but refunds are available.

This is a rare opportunity for students, aged between 14 and 19, to get hands-on medical training which will benefit those looking for careers in: medicine, dentistry, biomedical science, nursing, midwifery, paramedic science, occupational therapy, radiography, physiotherapy, sports science, nutrition, biology, genetics, etc.

Students will take part in several workshops, practicing real surgical techniques on real specimens. They will dissect the head, brain, spine, lungs, heart, stomach, small intestine, colon, and liver. Learn about anaesthetics, infection control and communication skills used at interview as well as receive starter materials for the University Clinical Aptitude Test and BioMedical Admissions Test.

Operating Theatre Live is written and overseen by specialist teaching staff, and its content enhances the learning from our biology and combined science curriculum.

Medic Mentors will be available to talk about their mentoring service, which supports students wishing to progress to Medical School; Over 80% of their students receive multiple offers to study medicine.

Who can attend?

The event delivers in-depth content aimed at those aged 14-19 or on ‘Access courses’. For those interested in studying anatomy, medicine or pathology at the undergraduate level, this event is a great experience.

How do I get a ticket?

Tickets can be purchased via the Operating Theatre Live website https://www.operatingtheatrelive.co.uk

Two ticket types are available:

Future Medic £74.99 (9.00am – 3.00pm): Includes scrub hire, full PPE and 6 workshops.

Future Surgeon £144.99 (9.00am – 6.00pm): Includes scrub hire, full PPE, 7 workshops and hot evening meal.

There is also an option to purchase a stethoscope, but it is not required for this event.

WARNING – the images and videos below contain animal dissection.

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