Environmentally sustainable anaesthetic practice e-learning

Environmentally sustainable anaesthetic practice e-learning

This e-LA programme has been created to scientifically populate the 2020 RCoA curriculum learning outcomes pertaining to sustainable practice, efficient use of healthcare resources and the environmental impact of healthcare delivery.

The series, although primarily targeting anaesthetists, has much content which is relevant and applicable to other healthcare professionals working both within and outside the operating theatre. 

The programme is made up of the following sessions:

  • Background science
  • Health and climate change
  • International agreements - Coming soon
  • Sustainable healthcare
  • Procurement and carbon costing
  • Medical gases
  • Intravenous and local anaesthetic agents - Coming soon
  • Processes, pathways and journeys
  • Energy use and water consumption
  • Waste - what happens to it?
  • The anaesthetist as an educator