General Surgery: Specialist General Surgery Part 1


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 14 lectures contained in this course:

  • Hormone Physiology: Making Sense of the Endocrine System – Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS
  • Immunology – Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS
  • Urology for the General Surgeon – James M. McKiernan, MD
  • The Other Vessels: Lymphatic, Veins and Pulmonary Embolism – Roman Nowygrod, MD
  • Surgical Aspects of Hepato-Biliary Disease – Antonio Picon, MD
  • Transplantation – Lloyd E. Ratner, MD
  • Bio-Statistics – Patrick L. Reavey, MD
  • The Principles and Complication of Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy – Umut Sarpel, MD
  • Diseases of the Breast – Mahmoud El-Tamer, MD
  • Surgical Problems in Pregnancy and Gynecologic Diseases – Sharyn N. Lewin, MD
  • Breast Imaging – Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Ultrasound – Beth A. Schrope, MD
  • Organ Trauma – Ronald J. Simon, MD
  • Overview of Trauma – Ronald J. Simon, MD

What you will learn

Those who complete the entire program should be able to:

  • Describe the appropriate evaluation and management of both common and uncommon problems encountered in clinical practice
  • Demonstrate an increased comprehension of the current standards and concepts in the practice of surgery
  • Recognize and apply, new and evolving diagnostic and therapeutic interventions & their role in changing the classical approaches to problems in general surgery
  • Discuss the basics of surgical physiology and critical care
  • Summarize the latest advances in anesthesia for pain management
  • Explain evidence-based general procedures in paediatric, thoracic, gynaecologic, urologic, and orthopaedic surgery