Paediatric Surgery - e-Learning for Healthcare
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This programme is in partnership with...
  • British Association of Paediatric Surgeons

About the Paediatric Surgery programme

This project aims to provide an overview of paediatric surgery to healthcare professionals working in primary, secondary and tertiary care involved in the surgical care of children.  The 32 sessions across three modules cover a broad range of topics and are presented in a structured and interactive manner designed to focus the learner on key objectives within each subject.

Benefits of Paediatric Surgery Programme

  • Paediatric nurses talk about their experience of using the e-learning sessions.

  • Paediatric trainees talk about their experience of using the e-learning sessions.

Paediatric Surgery modules

Module 1 – Introduction to Paediatric Surgery

  • Module 1 covers acute and non-urgent surgical conditions commonly seen in children and is designed towards the primary care clinician or practice nurse.

Module 2 – General Surgery of Childhood

  • Module 2 is aimed at surgeons and nursing professionals involved in the general surgery of childhood. Topics range from consent and basic fluid management to the routine surgical conditions seen such as foreskin pathology and undescended testes.

Module 3 – Specialist Paediatric Surgery

  • Module 3 aims to provide paediatric surgeons and clinical nurse specialists with a broad understanding of specialist paediatric surgery. Topics covered range from anatomical and physiological differences seen in newborns and children to key index conditions such as atresias, congenital anorectal anomalies and pelviureteric junction obstruction.

Meet the team

  • Tony Lander

    Anthony Lander

    Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Original Editor/Author
  • Simon Clarke

    Simon Clarke

    Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Clinical Lead/Module Editor
  • e-LfH staff - Neha Baj

    Neha Baj

    Content Development Lead, HEE e-Learning for Healthcare
  • Andi Blackmore

    Project Manager, HEE e-Learning for Healthcare
  • Paul Leach

    Paul Leach

    Instructional Designer, HEE e-Learning for Healthcare
  • e-LfH staff - Paula Casey

    Paula Casey

    Instructional Designer, HEE e-Learning for Healthcare

Review team

  • Amulya Saxena – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
  • May Bisharat – Post CCT fellow Urology
  • Nisha Rahman – Consultant Paediatric Urologist
  • William Sherwood – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
  • Eleri Cusick – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
  • Nicholas Alexander – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
  • Clare Rees – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
  • Adil Aslam – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

Original authors

  • Anthony Lander – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
  • Max Pachl – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
  • Evelyn Ong – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
  • Helen Williams – Paediatric Radiologist
  • Girish Jawaheer – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

How to access

In order to access any e-LfH programme, you will need an e-LfH account. If you do not have one, then you can register by selecting the Register button below.

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If you already have an account with e-LfH, then you can enrol on to the Paediatric Surgery programme by logging in to the e-LfH Hub, selecting My Account > Enrolment and selecting the programme. You can then access the programme immediately in the My e-Learning section.

NHS healthcare staff in England

The Paediatric Surgery programme is also available to NHS healthcare staff via the Electronic Staff Record (ESR). Accessing this e-Learning via ESR means that your completions will transfer with you throughout your NHS career.

Further details are available here.

e-LfH is a Health Education England Programme in partnership with the NHS and Professional Bodies