Specialty Skills in Coloproctology

Provided by

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.

Related article

Donna Cummins offers guidance for budding dermatology trainees looking for the right course or event to match their interests and stage of training