New Sessions Added to the e-LPRAS Programme

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) has worked with the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) to add new content to the e-Learning 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 e-learning 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 e-learning programme and to access the sessions, visit the e-LPRAS programme page.