Strategies in Emergency General Surgery

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About the course

This interactive two-day course uses real-life case histories to enhance your knowledge and refine your decision-making in managing the emergency general surgery patient. This course will also help you develop your ability to interpret CT imaging.

Designed for specialty trainees in general surgery, Strategies in Emergency General Surgery (SEGS) is also mapped to the ISCP requirements for Emergency General Surgery at Final l and Final ll levels.

You will cover a variety of topics during this course, including:

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Emergencies of the lower gastrointestinal tract
  • Emergencies relating to the oesophagus and stomach and complications of bariatric surgery
  • Emergency presentations of pancreatic and biliary disease
  • Mid-gut emergencies
  • Vascular emergencies
  • Emergencies relating to hernias
  • Management of soft tissue infections
  • Common paediatric surgical emergencies
  • Human factors training

This practical course combines guided exploration of full CT data sets on CT workstations with scenario presentations, evidence reviews and small group discussions based around real patient journeys.

This course is suitable for ST5-8 and SAS grades at an equivalent level.


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