Emergency Abdominal Surgery

Summary

Suitable for: SHOs in all surgical specialties, emergency medicine doctors

The Emergency Abdominal Surgery Course (EASC) aims to enhance the skills of the large international and national faculty who are at the coalface in emergency surgery. The EASC curriculum focuses on the acute abdomen, in a multidisciplinary, shared learning approach.

This course will enhance your ability on-duty as a surgeon, gastroenterologist or radiologist – either as a trainee or a specialist. The course is endorsed by many societies and regularly updated with the latest advances in emergency surgery care.

This course is run over two days:

  • Part A: Wednesday, 6 October 2021 
  • Part B: Thursday, 7 October 2021 

Learning outcomes

  • Comprehensive understanding of common acute abdominal problems in EGS
  • Knowledge of how to manage patients with appendicitis, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, bowel obstruction and diverticulitis