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ACS' Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum

The Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum developed by the American College of Surgeons Division of Education is uniquely structured to teach critical thinking skills to first-year residents across the surgical specialties.  This highly interactive, case-based program allows residents to apply critical thinking skills to manage patient care across 94 scenarios, including essential content areas in surgery such as preoperative assessment, on-call issues, cardiac conditions, respiratory management, fluids and electrolytes, wound management, and many others. 


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