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Surgical Management of Colonic Cancer

This module on Surgical Management of Colonic Cancer is part of the e-learning course in surgery for colon cancer which is developed in partnership between ecancer and Health Education South West to form an educational partnership called ePOSSOM. Experts from across the UK have contributed to ensure this module meets the educational needs of post-graduate surgical trainees looking to extend their knowledge on colon cancer.

This module was published in December 2016.

THIS E-LEARNING MODULE RUNS BEST ON MOZILLA FIREFOX AND INTERNET EXPLORER 7 AND ABOVE WITH FLASH ENABLED.

Surgical Management of Colonic Cancer
Module
English
0 CME Points

Target audience

Post-graduate surgical trainees.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

Understand the principles of pre-operative preparation for surgery.
Be able to explain the operative choices for elective resection of colonic cancer
Illustrate the advantages and disadvantages of laparoscopic surgery.
Be aware of the advantages of an enhanced recovery programme.
Demonstrate an understanding of the surgical options for patients presenting as an emergency.

IT Requirements

This module requires the learner to have a good, stable internet connection and runs best on INTERNET EXPLORER 7 AND ABOVE, and MOZILLA FIREFOX on either Windows or MacOS. FLASH ADD ON is also required to run this module.