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New sessions added to the e-LPRAS programme

Hannah Denness, 20 April 2021
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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.

5 new sessions have been added to the programme and 6 existing sessions have been updated.

New sessions are:

  • Applied Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle (Module 8 – Lower Limb)
  • Abdominal Lipectomy (Module 7 – Lower Trunk)
  • Flaps for Skin and Soft Tissue Cover in the Thigh (Module 8 – Lower Limb)
  • Principles of Surgery for Pressure Ulcers (Module 7 – Lower Trunk)
  • Tissue Expansion for Breast Reconstruction (Module 6 – Breast and Chest Wall)

The updated sessions are all within Module 1 – Essentials of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery:

  • Acute Wound Infections
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Histology of Muscle and Tendon
  • Human and Animal Bites
  • Reflective Practice in Plastic Surgery
  • Skin Ulcers – Assessment

For more information about the elearning programme and to access the sessions, visit the e-LPRAS programme page.


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