Higher Risk Groups: Extremes of Age and Emergency Surgery

This micro skills course outlines the additional problems presented to the anaesthetist by two high risk groups of patients who present commonly for surgery. These patients are those at extremes of age and emergency surgery patients.

$19.99
Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Premium
Certificate
Yes, on completion
Course Code
HEE_ANA14_01_027
Content Provider
Royal College of Anaesthetists

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the basic physiological differences between infants and fit adults and the relevance to anaesthesia and surgery
  3. Explain the deterioration in organ systems associated with the ageing process and the implications for surgery and anaesthesia
  4. Identify the risks posed by the unprepared patient presenting for emergency surgery

Course provided in association with

Important

  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.