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Paediatric Surgical Emergencies (eLearning)

About this module

This module covers many of the commonly encountered paediatric surgical conditions faced electively and acutely by most surgeons, even if your specialty is not in paediatrics. Recognising and being able to manage emergencies will allow you to provide you with a sound foundation for your future training.

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  • 3 PG Cert Credits
  • 0.0 CPD Points
3 PG Cert Credits
0.0 CPD Points
Standard fee £200.00
Member Discount 10 %: £180.00
PGCert Student Discount 15%: £170.00
  • Take this course as part of PG Cert in Surgery for £170 (15% discount) or if you are an RCS member for £180 (10% discount)
  • You will have access to this module for 6 months, which you can extend for an additional 6 months for £65.
  • Upon completion of your module, you will obtain a certificate of completion for this module. 
  • Please take a look at our Terms and 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.


To be eligible, candidates need to have successfully completed an undergraduate medical degree and have access to an Educational / Clinical Supervisor.

Learning Outcomes

You will cover topics including:

  • Intussusception
  • Abdominal Pain
  • The Vomiting Infant

After completing this Paediatric Surgery: Common Problems module, you will be able to:

Describe the aetiology and pathology of intussusception, list appropriate resuscitative measures and describe the operative and non-operative management algorithm.

Develop the skills to take a relevant focused history and elicit appropriate physical signs, be familiar with the rules to enhance decision-making, acquire the knowledge to effectively manage abdominal pain and be aware of common diagnostic pitfalls.

Format

This is an interactive online module within the innovative RCS eLearning platform. This format means you can study using any device, whenever and wherever it suits you.

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

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Associated courses

Receive PGCert credits for successfully completing selected courses. (The range of courses and dates are subject to availability).

 

Clinical Skills in Emergency Surgery (4 credits)

An emergency surgery sceneThis course is ideal for trainees who have completed their basic surgical training. It will expand your skillset, focusing on advanced surgical techniques and essential skills needed in emergency circumstances.

This course is suitable for: FY 1-2 and CT 1-2.

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You will be awarded 4 PGCert in Surgery credits upon successful completion of this course

Applied Basic Surgical Sciences for the Intercollegiate MRCS OSCE (5 credits)

This popular and comprehensive five-day course focuses on preparing surgical trainees for the Intercollegiate MRCS Part B objective structured clinical exam (IMRCS OSCE).

Completing this course will leave you well prepared to approach the OSCE with confidence.

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You will be awarded 5 PGCert in Surgery credits upon successful completion of this course

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