Surgical Physiology

7th December 2023, 19:00 to 20:00 GMT


Join our comprehensive webinar series tailored to help you excel in the MRCS Part A examination. Hosted by FTSS Scotland in collaboration with RCSEd, these webinars focus on high-yield subjects crucial for success in the Applied Basic Sciences and Principles of Surgery in General paper. Our content aligns with the Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations Guide, ensuring you're well-prepared for the MRCS exam. Gain valuable insights, in-depth knowledge, and effective strategies for success from experienced professionals. Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your preparation and secure your future in surgery.


This webinar will provide an overview of the common surgical physiology questions encountered in the MRCS Part A. We aim to cover high yield surgical physiology and core concepts.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, attendees will:

  • Have a good working knowledge of surgical physiology
  • Recap fundamental principles of human physiology relevant to surgical practice
  • Discuss how the body’s systems can become deranged in surgical diseases
  • Discuss how anaesthetists and surgeons manage the body’s systems peri and intra-operatively (basic principles of organ support).

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Our panellists include:

  • Mr Lachlan Dick - MBChB MRCS (Ed), Medical Education Fellow, NHS Lothian. MD Candidate, University of Edinburgh, General Surgery SpR, East of Scotland

  • Dr Andreas Biris - FY2 doctor in NHS Lothian.


1 Hour

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A recording of the webinar will be made available on this page in the days following the live broadcast.

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