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New content added to the e-LPRAS programme

Alex Drinkall, 1 July 2020
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Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) has worked with the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) to add new content to the elearning Programme for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (e-LPRAS).

e-LPRAS offers a wide range of sessions covering the knowledge-base of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery and is aimed at plastic surgery trainees from speciality training year 3 (ST3) onwards. The elearning will also appeal to consultants, non-consultant career grades and allied health professionals who want to increase and update their knowledge base.

Six new sessions have been added to the programme and three existing sessions have been updated.

New sessions are:

  • Axillary Sampling and Axillary Clearance in Breast Cancer (within Module 6 – Breast and Chest Wall)
  • Dressings and Splintage Following Surgery for Burns (Module 9 – Burns)
  • Initial Management of Head and Neck Burns (Module 9 – Burns)
  • Liposuction in the Lower Limb (Module 8 – Lower Limb)
  • Median, Ulnar and Radial Nerve Blocks (Module 5 – Upper Limb)
  • Leg Ulcers (Module 8 – Lower Limb)

Updated sessions are:

  • Pyogenic Granuloma (within Module 1 – Essentials of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery)
  • Skin Ulcers – Aetiology and Pathology (Module 1 – Essentials of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery)
  • Clinical Assessment of Burn Wound Depth (Module 9 – Burns)

For more information about the elearning programme and to access the sessions, visit:

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