MS168 Emergency Surgery Mini Series

£447.00 (+VAT)

12 months access to recordings and course materials is included. Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events. Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.

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  • Join Rachel Hattersley BVetMed(Hons) CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS for three 2-hour online sessions
  • Comprehensive notes to downloaded
  • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad!



Session 1

Trauma surgery and respiratory emergencies

The first part of this webinar will provide a holistic approach to stabilisation and assessment of the trauma patient including prioritisation of injuries. We will also cover surgical management of trauma cases such as oropharyngeal stick injuries and diaphragmatic ruptures. The second part will look at assessment and stabilisation of respiratory emergencies such as brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome and laryngeal paralysis including surgical decision making and placement and care of temporary tracheostomy tubes.

What you’ll learn:

  • Assessment and stabilisation of the trauma patient
  • Management of oropharyngeal stick injuries
  • Diaphragmatic ruptures; tips and tricks for stabilisation, anaesthesia and post-operative management
  • Assessment and stabilisation of the dyspnoeic patient
  • Placement and care of temporary tracheostomy tubes.
Session 2

Emergency Surgery of the Gastrointestinal Tract

This webinar aims to provide an overview of the diagnosis and management (pre-, intra- and post-operative) of common gastrointestinal emergencies such as gastric dilatation and volvulus, intestinal foreign bodies, septic peritonitis and biliary surgery.

What you’ll learn:

  • Stabilisation and surgical management of GDVs
  • Enterotomy versus enterectomies – surgical decision making for the gastrointestinal foreign body
  • Treating septic peritonitis – techniques for improving survival
  • Decision making in biliary disease
Session 3

Blocked Bladders and Bleeding Spleens – Emergency Surgery of the Abdomen

This webinar will cover diagnosis and management of common abdominal emergencies (excluding those of the gastrointestinal tract) such as a haemoabdomen and obstruction of both the upper and lower urinary tract (including new techniques for ureteral obstructions and tips and tricks for difficult urethral obstructions). We will also discuss techniques for temporary urinary diversion.

What you’ll learn:

  • Decision making for the unstable haemoabdomen
  • Diagnosis of ureteral obstructions
  • Tips and tricks for management of difficult urethral obstructions
  • Temporary urinary diversion techniques


The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.

Course Feedback:

“The speaker has made me think about how to approach the emergency presentation with a methodical and un-panicked technique with sound basis and goals in mind.”

“The Mini Series has definitely helped enable me to perform more surgeries and know what technique is best.”

“I took a lot from the sessions including confidence to do surgery and knowing when to refer.”

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