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Advanced Critical and Emergency Procedures Course (ACE-Pro course)

Procedural skills training have been made easier and safer with technology like digital imaging, 3 D computer reconstructions, videos, low and high fidelity simulators and virtual reality However, the use of cadavers continue to play a very important role in providing near realism to procedural skills training

The course aims to equip faculty with fundamental knowledge and skills in developing curriculum and running a procedural course using cadaveric specimens.

Course Objectives

  • Apply educational principles to develop a procedures course
  • Identify the clinical procedures that would benefit from training with cadaveric specimens.
  • Demonstrate teaching with cadaveric specimens using educational principles.     
  • Discuss benefits and limitations of using cadaveric specimens.

Programme Overview

Lectures on educational methods for teaching procedural skills.

Practical hands on session using cadaveric specimens. Procedures to be covered include the following:

  • Intraosseous access for fluid resuscitation
  • Central line access
  • Surgical airway
  • Lateral canthotomy
  • Chest tube insertion
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Emergency thoracotomy
  • Emergency caesarean section
  • Amputation

Target Audience

Emergency Medicine faculty who would like to teach procedural skills using cadavers.

Date & Time

8 March 2024

8:00am - 4:30pm 

Course Fees (Excluding GST)


Funding for Residency Faculty under PTAS Faculty Development Fund (Subject to approval)

Payment details will be advised upon successful registration.


20 College Road, Singapore 169856 (Located in SGH Campus) 


To register, please email 

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