This course seeks to provide the foundational elements for basic perioperative care of the surgical patient including; Preoperative assessment and management, the ability to assess the patient adequately prior to operation and manage any preoperative problems appropriately; intraoperative care: Ability to conduct safe surgery in the operating theatre environment; postoperative care: Ability to care for the patient in the postoperative period.
oral surgery clinics, medically complex clinical cases, participation in multidisciplinary clinics, clinical sessions weekly
Clinical assessment (50%), assignment (50%)
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