“This two-day course will provide you with comprehensive knowledge and techniques to competently manage a wide variety of emergency on-call trauma situations.

You will take part in practical skills station workshops using models, as well as gaining knowledge via lectures delivered by expert faculty.

The course is mapped to the ISCP syllabus and is taught by experts in their field. The teaching Faculty includes Surgeon Commander Catherine Doran, Mr Alastair Simpson and Mr John Taylor.

2 days
12.00 CPD Points
After attending this course, you should be able to:

Describe a standard initial approach (RRIM: Recognition, Resuscitation, Investigation and Management) to the emergency surgery patient
Apply the RRIM model to the initial care and treatment of patients with:
Common conditions of the gastro-intestinal system
Surgical infections
Vascular emergencies and vascular trauma
Trauma to the thorax and abdomen
Demonstrate a range of operative procedures (on an animal model) relevant to the above conditions
Outline the principles of damage control resuscitation
Demonstrate improved clinical reasoning and decision-making
Discuss the role of teamwork and the importance of professionalism in the care and treatment of emergency surgery and trauma patients
Course content
You will cover a variety of topics during this course, including:

Emergency surgery resuscitation
Damage control surgery
Damage control resuscitation
Upper GI bleed
Lower GI bleed
Wound infection
Take a look at a sample Specialty Skills in Emergency Surgery and Trauma (SSET) programme.

10% discount on this course for RCS member
Members, Fellows and Associates benefit from a 10% discount on this course when held at our Education Centre in London.

Your discount will be applied automatically when booking.

Find out more about joining today.”