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2020-2021 Curriculum

Updated April 2020*

The following lecture topics will be covered during the 2020-2021 Academic Year:

EMERGENCY LECTURE SERIES

  • Cardiac / Cardiology Emergencies
  • General Surgery Emergencies
  • ENT Emergencies
  • Neurologic Emergencies
  • OBGYN Emergencies
  • Ortho Emergencies
  • Plastic Emergencies
  • Urologic Emergencies
  • Vascular Emergencies

RESIDENT LEAD SESSIONS [PGY2s]

  • Suture Materials
  • Principals of Oncology
  • Pre-Operative Optimization and Risk Assessment 
  • Wound Healing

OTHER

  • Abdominal Imaging
  • Acid Base Disorders and Renal Failure
  • Advocacy in Surgery
  • Anesthetic Agents
  • Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Blood Products and Transfusion / Peri-Operative Blood Conservation
  • Chest Imaging
  • Coagulation
  • Crisis Resource Management 1 and 2
  • Critical Incident Management
  • Disclosing Adverse Events
  • Endocrine Emergencies – Surgical Stress
  • Fluids and Electrolytes
  • In Hospital Deaths
  • Morbid Obesity and Complications
  • Nutrition
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care and MAID
  • Post-Operative Complications
  • Psychosis and Delirium
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sepsis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transplant Immunology

New in 2020-2021:

  • Inclusive Hospital Spaces / Communication Amongst Diverse Populations
  • Use of Technology in Medicine
  • Lifelong Learning – Scholar Workshop
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
  • Quality Improvement

For information on the current Surgical Foundations curriculum visit the Royal College.​ Once there, in the "Information by Special Programs" dropdown menu, select "Surgical Foundations." Proceed to select "Objectives of Surgical Training in Surgical Foundations."

SURGICAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY MODULES 

  1. ​Literature Search
  2. Research Questions
  3. Research Ethics
  4. Outcome Measures
  5. Descriptive Statistics
  6. Inferential Statistics
  7. Case Control Studies
  8. Cohort Studies and Pragmatic Random Control Trials
  9. Random Control Trials
  10. Pilot Studies
  11. Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
  12. Mock Surgical Foundations Questions

 

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