Description

This interactive two-day course uses real-life case studies to enhance your knowledge and refine your decision-making in managing the emergency general surgery patient. Delivered through a combination of CT imaging analysis, case studies, and interaction with experienced faculty, you will have a greater understanding of emergency general surgery and be able to make more informed decisions for your patients.Designed for specialty trainees in general surgery, SEGS is mapped to the ISCP requirements for Emergency General Surgery at Final l and Final ll levels.This course is supported by Acelity and Toshiba.After attending this course, you should be able to:Demonstrate an enhanced understanding of emergency general surgery, helping you to make the best decisions for your patients and improve outcomesDescribe the importance of CT scanning in the modern management of the emergency general surgery patientBe prepared for the common and not-so-common pitfalls of emergency surgical practice Course contentYou will cover a variety of topics during this course, including:Gastrointestinal bleedingEmergencies of the lower gastrointestinal tractEmergencies relating to the oesophagus and stomach and complications of bariatric surgeryEmergency presentations of pancreatic and biliary diseaseMid-gut emergenciesVascular emergenciesEmergencies relating to herniasManagement of soft tissue infectionsCommon paediatric surgical emergenciesHuman factors trainingView a sample programmeAlert card for this courseThe introduction of a simple alert card to guide communication between junior surgeons and consultants has been shown to significantly reduce potentially harmful communication breakdowns during inpatient care. SEGS faculty have developed a UK version of this type of alert card, suitable for printing at credit card-size.View and download a printable PDF version of the alert card for the Strategies in Emergency General Surgery course.