EDRA Part 1 - ESRA

EDRA Part 1

Prerequisites:

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How it works:

Where? Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Dubai, UEA, during the MENA Pain Congress

When? 23 March 2019

Important: it is mandatory to register for the MENA 2019 congress to be eligible for the examination

 

Where? National Guard Hospital , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia during the Advanced Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia Course

When? 27 April 2019

 

Where? Ganga Hospital, Mettupalayam Road, Coimbatore, India, during the AORA 2019 congress

When? 7 July 2019

Important: it is mandatory to register for the AORA 2019 congress to be eligible for the examination

 

Where? The Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall, Bilbao, Spain, during the 38th ESRA annual congress

When? 11 September 2019

 

What? 100 MCQs paper with a stem and 5 possible answers. Candidates will be asked to distinguish true and false statements and will have 3 hours. There will be one mark per correct answer and no negative marking for candidates who choose the wrong answer. The maximum score is 500 points.


Syllabus

Anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology related to regional anaesthesia (including common concomitant diseases like diabetes, chronic lung disease, bleeding disorders, etc.).
Pharmacology of drugs commonly used in regional anaesthesia and acute pain management.
Basic statistics
Methods and strategies in regional anaesthesia and pain therapy for:
gynaecology / obstetrics, children, elderly, trauma, acute and perioperative pain

Procedureoriented regional anaesthesia and postoperative pain management

Application of regional anaesthesia for surgically oriented procedures

Performance of neural blockades, including neuraxial and peripheral nerve blocks and catheter techniques

Advantages / disadvantages, risk/ benefits, and indications / contraindications for regional techniques

Management of complications and side effects of neuraxial and peripheral nerve blocks, including management of failed block

Sedation in regional anaesthesia

Surgical site infiltration technique

Equipment, e.g., nerve stimulator, ultrasound, needles and perineural catheters

Attitudes and behaviour of the examinee while performing regional anaesthesia

 

>>Extended syllabus


Topic allocation

Anatomy, 30%

  •        Includesneuraxial blocks, peripheral blocks, and sono anatomy

Basic statistics, approx. 3%

Perioperative and acute pain, approx 10%

Pharmacology and sedation, 20%

Physics and equipment, 5%

Physiology and physiopathology, 10%

Procedures, surgery and RA techniques, approx 10%

Complications and side effects, 10%

Specific patient groups, about 10%

  •        Includes trauma, elderly, obstetrics, paediatrics, and obesity

 

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Sample MCQ questions: click here