Online course imparting theoretical knowledge common to all surgical specialties.
eSurgery helps you to develop the basic knowledge and skills required of a surgeon. It provides broad theoretical knowledge common to all surgical specialties. eSurgery is designed to support practitioners in the early years of surgical training. It has been developed by The Royal College of Surgeons of England in conjunction with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare.
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The learning can be tailored to your training needs, and the sessions can be completed in any order.
eSurgery – An Interactive Online Resource for Surgeons
Surgery – The clinical content, which maps to the UK’s Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Programme, covers topics such as peri-operative care and organ/tissue transplantation. The learning sessions include a number of interactive features, such as video/audio clips and animations, to help reinforce learning. Each session takes around 20 to 30 minutes to complete.
Pre-operative assessment in general and the care of patients with specific conditions, such as diabetes, renal failure and common endocrine disorders
Intra-operative care and management of patients, including safe positioning, fluid management, tourniquet use and the role of radiation, together with safety-related issues, such as sharps management, infection control, and incision and closure
Post-operative monitoring, wound management, management of complications, record keeping and nutritional support
Principles of transplant immunology and immunosuppression
Tissue donation, procurement and whole organ transplantation
Basic Science (nine sessions currently available):
Importance of homeostatic control
Abdominal viscera: appendix
Development embryology of heart and great vessels
Upper limb: upper arm
Abdominal viscera: large intestine
Lower limb: foot (part A)
Autonomic nervous system (part A)
Autonomic nervous system (part B)
Abdominal viscera biliary anatomy
Basic Surgical Skills (two sessions currently available):
Incision and closure of skin and subcutaneous tissue
For institutional purchase or bulk licences of our online medical courses, please contact us
Provides broad theoretical knowledge common to all surgical specialities – Supports Early Years’ Surgical training – Delivers interactive training sessions which can be accessed in any order the user chooses
Medical students, nurses, assistants and practitioners in the early years of surgical training
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