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Chapter 4: Topics from the RCPSC

4. Topics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

  • Nutrition and Nutritional Support
  • Metabolic Response to Surgical Stress and Trauma
  • Shock
  • Trauma
  • Sepsis and Inflammatory Response
  • Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
  • Hemostasis and Coagulation
  • Blood Products and Transfusion
  • Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid Base Balance and Management
  • Wound Healing and Care
  • Common Infections
  • Common Postsurgical Infections
  • Management of Surgical and the Critically Ill Surgical Patient
  • Anesthesia, Analgesia and Sedation
  • Pain Management
  • Surgical Immunology and Transplantation/Implantation
  • Oncology
  • Diagnostic Modalities
  • Radiation Safety
  • Patient Safety
  • Energy Sources
  • Biomedical Ethics and Medical Jurisprudence

Please see the Royal College website for more information.​ Once there, in the "Information by Special Programs" dropdown menu, select "Surgical Foundations." Proceed to select "Objectives of Surgical Training in Surgical Foundations."

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