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Common Elective and Acute Problems in the General Surgery of Childhood

This two-day course is aimed at consultant general surgeons with a paediatric practice and trainees in general surgery intending to develop a subspecialty interest in paediatric surgery. This course is also relevant to core surgical trainees and ST3 trainees in paediatric surgery. The course content is mapped to the General Surgery of Childhood section of the General Surgery ISCP syllabus.

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29 - 30 November 2016 | London

The Royal College Of Surgeons Of England


Full Course Fee: £530.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £477.00

Contact or 020 7869 6300
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Elective problems

  • Paediatric urology
  • Head and neck swellings
  • Abdominal wall conditions
  • Childhood constipation

Acute problems

  • Acute scrotum
  • Intussusception
  • The vomiting child
  • Abdominal pain, including appendicitis
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Pain management

Medicolegal issues

  • Child protection
  • Ethics
  • Consent

Provisional programme

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • display an increased knowledge base;
  • assess children with common conditions;
  • arrange appropriate investigations;
  • formulate an evidence-based management plan.

Course Director

Mr Girish Jawaheer
Locum Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
Great North Children's Hospital, Newcastle

Target Audience / Suitability

CT1-2, ST3-8, consultants and SAS Grades.

Am I suitable?


  • Lectures
  • Interactive discussions centred around clinical scenarios

Additional Information

If you are attending this course as a participant in a non-training grade, this course has been allocated 12 CPD points counting towards your Continuing Professional Development.

Further information

Delegate Feedback

‘I enjoyed the course and feel I have gained more in the way of managing acute and elective paediatric surgical conditions as a core trainee but also given enough to inform me towards preparing for future practice as a paediatric surgery trainee.’ - December 2014