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

Surgical Emergencies in Clinical Practice


This case based discussion course allows participants to diagnose and create a management plan for common and less common surgical emergencies.

The interpretation of diagnostic abdominal imaging will be highlighted.

Upcoming course dates

  • Friday 28 September 2018  (9.30am - 5pm)
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  • Friday, 26 April 2019  (9.30am - 5pm)
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Learning objectives

  • Apply the essential steps in the initial management of surgicalo emergencies that can be used on a day to day basis for clinical management
  • Emphasising the appropriate use of laboratory investigations 
  • Learn to detect important pathologies on X-ray and CT Imaging 
  • Review the common general surgery, vascular, endocrine, and non-fracture orthopaedic presentations 
Who is this course suitable for? SHOs and registrars involved in emergency medicine and critical care
Fee Free for eligible NCHDs on the CPDSS programme or €300 for others.
Faculty Mr Darragh Shields. Emergency Medicine & Surgical Faculty. 
CPD points 7.5
Location RCSI, 5th floor, No. 26 York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
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