General Surgery: Specialist General Surgery Part 2


CPD Points: 20

The course is designed to expand your knowledge and capabilities as a surgeon through a review of new developments, medical guidelines and therapeutic options including non-conventional approaches. Highly focused case-based reviews are designed to increase competency in the areas most covered.


Course Description

There are 17 lectures contained in this course:

  • Burns and Basics of Plastic Surgery – Robert T. Grant, MD
  • Orthopedic Surgery for the General Surgeon – Robert J. Strauch, MD
  • Pediatric Surgery Part 1 & 2 – Steven Styllianos, MD
  • What You Need to Know About Melanoma and Sarcoma – Bret Taback, MD
  • Small Bowel – Anthony Vine, MD
  • What the General Surgeon Needs to Know About the Lungs, Mediastinum, and Thoracoscopy – Mark D. Widmann, MD
  • Operating Room Safety – Gregory F. Dakin, MD
  • Anatomy that Matters (Even if you Never Operate in Those Areas) – Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Basics of Head and Neck Surgery for the Surgeons Who Operate on the Belly – Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Medical Ethics and the Government and the Surgeon – Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Principles of Anesthesia for the General Surgeon – Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Respiratory Physiology: Breathing is Not Enough – Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Surgical Infections – Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • The Spleen and the Surgeon and Surgical Nutrition – Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Gastric Benign and Malignant – Yanghee Woo, MD
  • Geriatric Surgery: Making Surgical Interventions in the Golden Years Safer – Michael M. Zenilman, MD
  • Hernia – Linda Zhang, MD

What you will learn

Those who complete the entire program should be able to:

  • Explain the epidemiology behind soft tissue sarcoma
  • Recognise and apply new & evolving diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and their role in changing the classical approaches to problems in general surgery
  • Describe the appropriate evaluation and management of both common and uncommon problems encountered in clinical practice
  • Explain evidence-based general procedures in paediatric, thoracic, urologic, and orthopaedic surgery
  • Discuss the patient safety systems in place in the operating theatre
  • Explain the five key principles of governance and medical ethics