The POC testing in the ED course offers trainee surgeons or healthcare professionals the opportunity to join in a training continuum aimed at technical development of their surgical skills in the field of: Outline some of the challenges encountered in the busy ED Explain benefits offered by the use of POCT in this setting Clarify the diagnostic situations in which POCT may be used Self-assess your understanding of the topics covered

All users should note that the rankings and evaluations received from the expert faculty are for evaluation purposes according to the standards of the course and they are intended to assist the user in achieving Outline some of the challenges encountered in the busy ED Explain benefits offered by the use of POCT in this setting Clarify the diagnostic situations in which POCT may be used Self-assess your understanding of the topics covered

As such, the evaluations are not part of the users accredited qualifications as a surgeon and they have no impact on the users formal qualification process. As such the evaluations are for guidance and learning purposes only and should not be used as an indication of the users actual ability to perform the task on a real patient in live surgery.