eSURGERY COURSE  - by Royal College of Surgeons of England

Interactive training on surgical skills

eSurgery is a web-based educational tool that helps to develop the basic knowledge and skills required of a surgeon. It is suitable for healthcare professionals globally.

A high-quality course on surgery

The programme specifically supports practitioners in the early years of surgical training and it provides broad theoretical knowledge common to all surgical specialties. eSurgery has been developed by The Royal College of Surgeons of England and Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare.

Written by surgeons for surgeons globally

The clinical content, which is mapped to the Joint Royal College of Surgeons’ specialty training curriculum, covers topics such as basic surgical skills, peri-operative care and organ/tissue transplantation. It has been written in the UK by highly experienced, practising surgeons. Interactive features, such as video/audio clips and animations, help to explain the complex surgical principles involved.

Fit the learning around your busy life

You can access eSurgery online and study at your own pace in the workplace, at home or on the move. The learning can be tailored to your training needs, and the sessions can be completed in any order.

Note: TUTLE as part of agreement with eIntegrity is presenting this course to Indian Healthcare Professionals.  All the programmes are available via eIntegrity portal.


20% Scholarship is provided on this course - Last Date: 23rd August 2020

Course Content

Basic Science (nine sessions currently available) 1. Importance of Homeostatic Control 2. Abdominal Viscera: Appendix 3. Development Embryology of Heart and Great Vessels 4. Upper Limb: Upper Arm 5. Abdominal Viscera: Large Intestine 6. Lower Limb Foot 7. Autonomic Nervous System (part A) 8. Autonomic Nervous System (part B) 9. Abdominal Viscera Biliary Anatomy
1.1. General Surgery 1.1.1. Abdominal Pain 1.1.2. Abdominal Swelling 1.1.3. Change in Bowel Habit 1.1.4. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (Upper) 1.1.5. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (Lower) 1.1.6. Rectal Bleeding 1.1.7. Dysphagia 1.2. Breast Disease 1.2.1. Breast Lumps 1.2.2. Nipple Discharge 1.2.3. Breast Pain 1.3. Peripheral Vascular Disease 1.3.1. Chronic Limb Ischaemia 1.3.2. Acute Limb Ischaemia 1.3.3. Aneurysms AAA 1.3.4. Aneurysms (peripheral) 1.3.5. Transient Ischaemic Attacks and Strokes 1.3.6. Varicose Veins 1.3.7. Leg Ulcers 1.4. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disease 1.4.1. Coronary Heart Disease and Acute Myocardial Infarction 1.4.2. Obstructive Airways Disease 1.5. Genitourinary Disease 1.5.1. Loin Pain 1.5.2. Haematuria 1.5.3. Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms 1.5.4. Urinary Retention 1.5.5. Renal Failure 1.5.6. Scrotal Swellings 1.6. Trauma and Orthopaedics 1.6.1. Osteoarthritis Hip 1.6.2. Osteoarthritis Knee 1.6.3. Metastic Bone Disease 1.6.4. Common Peripheral Neuropathies 1.6.5. Back Pain 1.7. Skin, Head and Neck 1.7.1. Lumps 1.7.2. Upper Airway Obstructions 1.7.3. Epistaxis 1.8. Genitorurinary Disease: Testicular Pain 1.9. Neurology and Neurosurgery 1.9.1. Facial Pain 1.9.2. Headache 1.9.3. Coma 1.10. Endocrine 1.10.1. Thyroid Lumps 1.10.2. Parathyroid Lumps 1.10.3. Acute Endocrine Crises
1.1. Wound Management 1.2. Incision and Closure of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
1.1. Cardiorespiratory Physiology 1.2. Diabetes Mellitus 1.3. Fluid Balance Homeostasis 1.4. Renal Failure Diagnosis and Management 1.5. Pathophysiology of Sepsis 1.6. Laboratory Testing and Pre-operative Imaging 1.7. Risk Factors for Surgery 1.8. Premedication and Other Pre-Operative Prescribing 1.9. Principles of Day Surgery 1.10. Antimicrobial Prophylaxis 1.11. Post-operative Monitoring 1.12. Post-operative Pathophysioloy: CVS, Fluid Balance and Renal Failures 1.13. Post-operative Management of Endocrine Disorders 1.14. Post-operative Electrolyte Management 1.15. Pathophysiology of Blood Loss 1.16. Post-operative Complications in General 1.17. Methods of Post-operative Analgesia 1.18. Post-operative Antibiotic Prescribing 1.19. Writing Operative Records 1.20. Nutritional Management 1.21. Pre-operative Management of Endocrine Disorders 1.22. Safety in Theatre, including Patient Positioning and Avoidance of Injuries 1.23. Sharps Safety 1.24. Safe Use of Diathermy and Laser 1.25. Tourniquet Use, including Indications, Effects and Complications 1.26. Principles of Local, Regional and General Anaesthesia 1.27. Principles of Invasive and Non-Invasive Monitoring 1.28. Surgery in Hepatitis and HIV Carriers 1.29. Fluid Balance and Homeostasis 1.30. Radiation Use and Risks 1.31. Infection Risks (Patient, Theatre, Staff) Laminar Flow
1.1. General Scoring Systems for Assessment of Injured Patients 1.2. General Paediatric Trauma (Special Considerations) 1.3. Shock 1.3.1. Pathogenesis of Shock 1.3.2. Cardiovascular Physiology 1.3.3. Metabolic Response to Injury 1.3.4. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome 1.3.5. Massive Transfusion 1.4. Indications for Using Uncrossed Matched Blood 1.5. Wounds and Soft Tissue Injuries: 1.5.1. Gunshot and Blast Injuries 1.5.2. Stab Injuries 1.5.3. Management of Soft Tissue Injury 1.5.4. Managing Traumatic Wounds 1.5.5. Compartment Syndrome 1.6. Fractures 1.6.1. Pathophysiology of Fractures 1.6.2. Classification of Fractures 1.6.3. Managing Fractures 1.6.4. Complications of Fractures 1.7. Burns: Classification and Management of Burns 1.8. Organ Trauma 1.8.1. Thoracic Trauma 1.8.2. Pneumothorax 1.8.3. Head Injuries 1.8.4. Spinal Cord Injuries 1.8.5. Peripheral Nerve Injuries 1.8.6. Blunt Abdominal Trauma 1.8.7. Penetrating Abdominal Trauma 1.8.8. Vascular Latrogenic Trauma and Intravascular Drug Abuse 1.8.9. Splenic Trauma 1.8.10. Vascular Extrinsic Trauma 1.8.11. Managing Skin Loss with Use of Skin Grafts and Skin Flaps
1.9. Principles of Transplant Immunology and Immunosuppression 1.10. Tissue Donation, Procurement and Whole Organ Transplantation


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