CCT in Anaesthetics - Core Level Training

Published: 12/08/2019

Perioperative management of emergency patients

Learning outcome:

  • Delivers safe perioperative care to adult ASA 1E and/or 2E patients requiring uncomplicated emergency surgery


Competence Description Assessment Methods GMP
ES_BK_01 Discusses the management of common problems encountered in patients requiring emergency surgery A,C,E 1,2,3,4
ES_BK_01 Adopts a structured and timely approach to the recognition, assessment and stabilisation of the acutely ill patient with disordered physiology A,C,E 1

In respect of the preparation of acutely ill patients for emergency surgery:

  • Describes the resuscitation of patient with hypovolaemia and electrolyte abnormalities
  • Discusses how patients may be inadequately fasted and how this problem is managed
  • Discusses the management of acute preoperative pain
A,C,E 1
ES_BK_03 Lists the indicators of severe illness. A,C,E 1,2
ES_BK_04 Describes Rapid Sequence Induction of Anaesthesia A,C,E 1


Competence Description Assessment Methods GMP

Resuscitates acutely ill patients and identifies the need for appropriate plans for intra and postoperative care.

A,C,D 1,2,3,4