Specialty Skills in Coloproctology

Provided by The Royal College of Surgeons of England

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About the course

This interactive course combines a practical workshop using animal tissue and unembalmed cadavers with eLearning modules to equip you with a range of essential coloproctology skills.

You’ll learn about the evaluation and treatment of benign anorectal diseases, pilonidal disease and stoma surgery, plus a variety of surgical procedures on the abdominal colon.

This course is mapped to the ISCP syllabus for ST3-5.

After attending this course, you should be able to:

  • Manage haemorrhoids
  • Recognise perianal sepsis
  • Practice formation of stomas
  • Perform mobilisation of the colon
  • Identify the basic management of emergency colorectal surgery
  • Outline the indications for Hartmann’s procedure and plan the preparation for Hartmann’s reversal and surgical techniques

This course is suitable for ST3-5 and SAS grades at an equivalent level.

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