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Surgery 101

Welcome to Surgery 101, a series of podcasts produced with the help of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. The podcasts are intended to serve as brief introductions or reviews of surgical topics for medical students. We've aimed to cover a single topic in between 10-20 minutes so that you can quickly get a good idea of the basic concepts involved. Every episode is divided into chapters and concludes with several key points to summarize the topic. We are always keen to receive your feedback on our podcasts, and we are accepting suggestions for additional topics. New episodes are published every Wednesday. 'Surgery 101' was created by Dr Parveen Boora and Dr Jonathan White, and is supported by the Department of Surgery at the University of Alberta. Our 2010 series of podcasts are brought to you by the Undergrad Surgery Mobile Podcasting Studio Team which is: Jonathan, Jenni, and many wonderful students, with the assistance of the surgeons of Edmonton.
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Oct 31, 2018

Today's episode will be the fourth of a pediatric cardiovascular surgery podcast series overviewing cyanotic congenital heart defects, brought to you by Luckshi Rajendran, a visiting medical student from the University of British Columbia. The topic of today's podcast is tetralogy of fallot.

By the end of the podcast you should be able to:

  • Define tetralogy of fallot as a cause of cyanotic heart disease
  • Understand the embryology and pathophysiology of the disease
  • Outline the clinical presentation
  • Describe currently available management strategies
Oct 24, 2018

Today’s episode will be the third of a pediatric cardiovascular surgery podcast series overviewing cyanotic congenital heart defects, brought to you by Luckshi Rajendran, a visiting medical student from the University of British Columbia. The topic of today’s podcast is tricuspid valve atresia.

By the end of the podcast you should be able to:

  • Define tricuspid valve atresia as a cause of cyanotic heart disease
  • Understand the embryology and pathophysiology of the disease
  • Outline the clinical presentation
  • Describe currently available management strategies
Oct 17, 2018

Today's episode will be the second of a pediatric cardiovascular surgery podcast series overviewing cyanotic congenital heart defects, brought to you by Luckshi Rajendran, a visiting medical student from the University of British Columbia. The topic of today's podcast is transposition of the great arteries.

By the end of the podcast you should be able to:

  • define transposition of the great arteries as a cause of cyanotic heart disease
  • Understand the embryology and pathophysiology of the disease
  • Outline the clinical presentation
  • Describe currently available management strategies
Oct 10, 2018

Today’s episode will be the first of a pediatric cardiovascular surgery podcast series overviewing cyanotic congenital heart defects, brought to you by Luckshi Rajendran, a visiting medical student from the University of British Columbia.

By the end of the podcast you should be able to:

  • Define truncus arteriosus as a cause of cyanotic heart disease
  • Understand the embryology and pathophysiology of truncus arteriosus
  • Outline the clinical presentation
  • Describe currently available management strategies
Oct 3, 2018

In this episode Cindy Gilmore, a Physician Assistant (PA) from the General Surgery service at the Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton will give an overview of what Physician Assistants are and how they assist with not only the General Surgery department but various other subspecialties.

After listening to this podcast you should be able to:

  • Define what a Physician Assistant (PA) is
  • Review the roles of a PA
  • Explain how PAs are trained and where they are employed
  • Discuss how many PAs are in Canada
  • Describe how PAs are regulate in Canada
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