Abdominal Surgery

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Course Code: 
MMS 8102
Course Credit Units: 
5
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 2
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
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Course Description & Objectives: 

Review of anatomy and physiology. Surgical approaches to the abdomen, common surgical conditions, complications, new advances.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Objectives:

  • Establishment of firm diagnoses of surgical conditions of the abdomen.
  • Thorough understanding of genera surgical principles.
  • Familiarity with basic surgical techniques and materials.
  • Identification and evaluation of treatment modalities for abdominal surgical conditions.
  • Comprehensive pre-operative assessment of patients with surgical conditions of the abdomen.
  • Understanding of the complications of the abdominal surgery.
  • Systematic approach to the post-operative care of patients.
  • Ability to perform: ­
    • Those abdominal operations that general surgeons carry out in their everyday practices including emergency ones.
    • Those operations in specialist areas which general surgeons should know because they may need to perform them in special circumstances such as when working in isolation from their specialist colleague.

 

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of the course the student is expected to:

  • Diagnose common and important abdominal surgical conditions.
  • Decide and perform procedures safely.
  • Communicate to team, patient and relatives in a respectful, responsible and professional manner both verbally and in writing.
Abdominal Surgery
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