Education Sessions

This year the ASGBI will be running a series of specific education sessions in addition to symposia. These are ideal for trainees.

Education Sessions and topics include:

Elective Surgery

  • General Surgery in transplant patients – what to consider
  • Thyroid nodule
  • Post thyroidectomy bleeding
  • Indocyanine Green – game changer?
  • Advances in the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
  • Cystic lesions of the pancreas – management
  • Current surgical management of colorectal liver metastases

Emergency Surgery and On-Call

  • Cardiothoracic trauma for the General Surgeon
  • Service development
  • EGS in the Pregnant patient
  • In the frail Elderly “Saying no”
  • Anastomotic leak
  • Open Abdomen in Sepsis
  • Gallbladder Disease – remove or drain?
  • Update on sepsis management 2019
  • Acute colitis for the general surgeon

Complications of Surgery

  • “Getting out of Trouble”
  • Colorectal Complication identification and management
  • Splenectomy for trauma – and its complications
  • Complications of Bariatric Surgery for the surgeon on call
  • Managing the complications of appendicectomy
  • Managing a post-op intestinal fistula
  • Medico-legal Pitfalls of social media
  • Quality Improvement advances – Complications and difficult situations

There will also be “Meet the Experts sessions” and a “Career Choices for Specialist Registrars” session.

Certificates of Attendance will be provided for the Congress. These can be used as additional supporting evidence to show commitment to relevant specialties.