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Energy in Surgery (eLearning) part 2

About this module

This module builds upon the themes and principles introduced in the Energy in Surgery: Part 1 module. It aims to assist trainees in appreciating the roles and risks of electrosurgical devices in the operating theatre via a discussion of recent developments in technology and technique.

RCS members and RCS associates benefit from a 10% discount on this module. Find out if you are eligible to join or transfer.

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  • 6 PG Cert Credits
  • 0.00 CPD Points
6 PG Cert Credits
0.00 CPD Points
Standard fee £300.00


Member Discount 10 %: £270.00
PGCert Student Discount 15%: £255.00

  • You will have access to this module for 6 months, which you can extend for an additional 6 months for £100.
  • Upon completion of your module, you will obtain a certificate of completion for this module. 
  • Please take a look at our Terms & Conditions if you need to cancel your access to this module.

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This module is run through RCS e-learning as a standalone module, part of a course or part of a PG certification.
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If you're are taking this module independantly or as part of a course you can access your progress and continue the module via RCS e-learning.

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Independent module or blended learning

If you're are taking this module independantly or as part of a course you can access your progress and continue the module via RCS e-learning.

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Via PG Certification

If you're are taking this module as part of the PG certification you can view your progress and continue the module via the PG cert dashboard.

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Suitability

You can take this module as part of the PGCert in Surgery, designed for FY1-2 & CT1-2.

You can also take this module as a standalone online course at any stage of your career.

Learning Outcomes

The following topics will be covered in the module:

  • advances in technology;
  • argon enhanced electrosurgery;
  • fire, ignition hazards and smoke;
  • vessel sealing.

 

After completing the Energy in Surgery: Part 2 module, you will be able to:

  • describe how improvements in electrosurgical technology have increased patient safety;
  • identify the benefit of argon enhanced electrosurgery;
  • list common ignition hazards found in the operating theatre;
  • distinguish between frictional and cavitational ultrasonic devices,and describe the components, benefits and limitations of each type;
  • describe the basic principles of vessel sealing.

 

Format

This is an interactive online module within the RCS e-learning platform. 

This module does not contain any WBAs and therefore the need for an Educational/Clinical Supervisor is not essential, but we would recommend that your progress with the module would benefit from having someone to discuss the content with. 

You will have access to this module for 6 months, which you can also extend.