Perioperative Medicine: An Overview

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What's in this tutorial?

Learn about perioperative medicine, from the contemplation of surgery and continues until full recovery.

Perioperative Nursing

Major themes in perioperative medicine.

Target Audience

Designed for all healthcare professionals. 

Varied activities

Written lectures, illustrations and quizzes.

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Participate in the course discussion, share your thoughts and ask questions.
  • This WFSA tutorial offers opportunities for CME/CPD activity.

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Course instructors

Dr Noelle Healy, Dr Pádraig Ó Scanaill, Dr Andrea Haren

Dr Noelle Healy is a Specialist Anaesthesia Trainee at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. 

Dr Pádraig Ó Scanaill is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

Dr Andrea Haren is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

Edited by: Alison Jackson, Specialist Anaesthetist, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand

This course is provided by WFSA

The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) is the foremost global alliance of anaesthesiologists, with 133 Member Societies representing over 140 countries and 500,000 anaesthesiologists worldwide. 

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