Core Skills in Urology Course Module 1 & 2
9th September 2013 - 10th September 2013
Please note that a £75 cancellation charge applies on cancellations made 5 weeks or more before the event. The College also reserves the right to charge the full course fee to delegates who cancel within 5 weeks of the event. In the unlikely event that the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has to cancel this event, the fee shall be reimbursed, but the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh shall incur no further liability. Therefore we suggest you do not book travel until 4 weeks before the event. Some studies have indicated a small risk of Hepatitis E transmission when working with pig tissue. This risk is minimal if proper precautions are taken, but it is recommended that pregnant women should avoid working directly with any pig material
Information is delivered as lectures and tutorial discussion groups. Surgical skills are taught on a variety of 'hands on' models.
Aims & Objectives
This course aims to provide junior urology trainees with hands on practical training in basic endoscopic urological surgery addressing gaps in teaching provision in local training programmes and offering the opportunity for further practice.
On completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1)perform basic flexible and rigid cystoscopy. 2)perform TURP, BNI, DVIU and TURBT under supervision. 3)place a ureteric stent, pass a rigid ureteroscope and remove a ureteric stone with a basket or grasper, under supervision. 4)perform laser ablation and laser enucleation of the prostate (Greenlight, HoLAP and HoLEP) and remove tissue using a morcellator, under supervision. 5)describe the pathophysiology and treatment options for female stress urinary incontinence.
Participants are able to attend Modules 3 & 4 before attending Modules 1 & 2 Some studies have indicated a small risk of Hepatitis E transmission when working with pig tissue. This risk is minimal if proper precautions are taken, but it is recommended that pregnant women should avoid working directly with any pig material
"Excellent course". "Friendly and well informed faculty". "Organised venue". "Thorough information in theory sessions". "Good practical aspect".
Other Locations and Dates
We are now accepting abstract submissions for the following meetings:
- National Conference for Aspiring Surgeons, Bristol - 21 February 2015
- National Surgical Conference for Foundation and Student Doctors, Sheffield - 7 March 2015
- National Surgery and Trauma Conference, Edinburgh - 14 March 2015
- Professionalism and Excellence in Scottish Healthcare: Our Future - 27 March 2015