4 Nov 2020

The Principles of Surgery and the Approach to Trauma and Wound Management; Gastrointestinal emergencies

Swindon

The Principles of Surgery and the Approach to Trauma and Wound Management; Gastrointestinal emergencies

Objectives

Key learning objectives Day One:

  • Stabilise a patient prior to surgery, plan surgery and manage complications
  • Appreciate the indications for immediate surgical intervention
  • Understand surgical asepsis, theatre protocol and the rational use of anti-microbials in surgical patients
  • Approach the acute management of haemostasis, abdominal trauma, brain and/or spinal trauma and respiratory trauma
  • Approach external soft tissue wounds, myocardial injury and musculoskeletal trauma

Key learning objectives Day Two:

  • Approach the acute abdomen
  • Understand the common emergency conditions affecting the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver and pancreas
  • Formulate a diagnostic plan, including the use of imaging modalities, and effective monitoring strategies for these cases
  • Understand appropriate surgical intervention

Available Dates

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