Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Masterclass in Complications in General, Hepatobiliary and Vascular Surgery


Recognising and rectifying complications in surgical practice is a huge learning experience for any surgeon and it is what you do with this knowledge will enhance the patient safety for your next case. This workshop will explore, through a number of case based discussion, the common and less common complications of general surgical practice. The possible reasons for theses complications and factors that should be put in place for the future will be expanded on.

Upcoming course dates

  • Tuesday, 27 March 2018 (9.30am - 5pm)
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Learning objectives

  • Understand factors that make complications in surgery more common
  • Appreciate common pitfalls in general surgery that are to be avoided
  • Be more knowledgeable on the types of complications and their management in hepatobiliary surgery
  • More confident in the management of complications in gastric and pancreatic surgery
  • Recognise complications in elective and emergency vascular procedures
Who is this course suitable for? Surgeons working in general surgery, vascular surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, upper GI and colorectal surgery
Fee Free for eligible NCHDs on the CPDSS programme or €300 for others.
Faculty Prof. Peter Gillen, Consultant Surgeon
Mr Morgan McMonagle, Vascular Surgeon, University Hospital Waterford
CPD points 7.5
Location RCSI, 5th floor, No. 26 York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
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Student testimonials

  • Good interactive discussion with experienced colleagues and consultants"
  • The best course I attended this year"