​Surgical Sciences exam preparation

All welcome

Wednesday’s (fortnightly)at 5pm
Venue: Surgical Skills Meeting Room, Located in the Clinical Skills Training Centre. 
Sessions are recorded (see appendix).

The Surgical Sciences Exam Preparation will cover the following topics:-

  • Chest anatomy
  • Lumbar spine
  • Vascular
  • Intestinal anatomy and physiology
  • Pancreatobiliary anatomy physiology pathology
  • Pelvis/peritoneum
  • Oesophageal and gastric anatomy and physiology
  • Liver
  • Head and neck: (Basic anatomy upper airway, sinuses and ear)
  • Thyroid anatomy, pathology and physiology
  •  Embryology
  • Muscle physiology
  • Cardiac physiology
  • Antibiotics
  • Cancer/neoplasia
  • Statistics
  • Respiratory physiology: (Part one)
  • Respiratory Part Two: (Post-operative respiratory)
  • Endocrine, biochemistry, hormones; nutrition
  • Haematology
  • Immunology/infectious diseases
  • Pathology
  • Histology (basic)
  • Lower Limb (covered in ASAPT course)
  • Upper limb (covered in ASAPT course)
  • Hand (covered in ASAPT course)

See also Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) information for their Surgical Sciences Intensive Course which is highly recommended for preSETs and SET1s to attend.