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External Courses and Events

This section provides details about courses and events provided by external organisations.  Please note, that the College does not necessarily recognise or endorse these courses or events and we are unable to answer questions about them.  If you would like your course or event to appear on this page, please download the external events form and return to education@rcsed.ac.uk.

Please see the information provided for each individual course/event for contact details.


Refraction Training Courses for Trainee Ophthalmologists

Organisation: Optuitions®
Event Date(s): Various – courses are booked flexibly according to availability
Fee: Starting from £195.00; or £645.00 for a full 2-day course
Venue: Optuitions® Pure Offices Broadwell Road Oldbury West Midlands B69 4BY UK
Aimed at: Trainees in ophthalmology looking to pass the refraction element of the FRCSEd Ophth Part B exam
CPD: N/A

Contact for further information

E-mail: info@optuitions.co.uk
Telephone: +44(0) 121 667 4845
Web Link: http://www.optuitions.co.uk/educational-training-services/

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RCEM Spring CPD Conference 2018

Organisation: The Royal College of Emergency Medicine
Event Date(s): 17th – 19th April 2018
Fee: List of rates: http://www.rcem.ac.uk/CPDConference2018/Conference_Rates/CPDConference2018/Conference_Rates.aspx?hkey=2239f350-3724-4510-98f2-41b72b3e880d
Venue: City Hall, Cardiff
Aimed at: Emergency Medicine Consultants and Physicians looking to gain continuing professional development from high-quality sessions, covering cutting edge and frequently occurring topics.

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Temporal Bone Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 23 April 2018
Fee: £275 Dissector Fee
Venue: Freeman Hospital , Newcastle Upon Tyne
Aimed at: Target Audience: CT2-ST8
CPD: To be confirmed

Contact for further information

E-mail: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 213 8589
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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Supporting the Patient Journey RCN Perioperative Nursing Workshop 2018

Organisation: Royal College of Nursing
Event Date(s): Monday 23rd April 2018
Fee: £50.00 plus VAT (£60.00)
Venue: Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0RN
Aimed at: All nurses working within the perioperative setting
CPD: 5 hours CPD

Contact for further information

E-mail: Liz.russ@rcn.org.uk
Telephone: 0207 647 3591
Web Link: www.rcn.org.uk/PN18

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Laparoscopic Suturing Course

Organisation: Cuschieri Skills Centre – University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 1st May 2018
Fee: £250
Venue: Cuschieri Skills Centre, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK
Aimed at: The course is aimed at CT1 or above, or consultants in any specialty who wish to refine their laparoscopic suturing skills.
CPD: 5 CPD points

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BSSH Spring Scientific Meeting

Organisation: The British Society for Surgery of the Hand
Event Date(s): 3rd - 4th May 2018

Contact for further information

Telephone: 0207 831 5162
Web Link: http://www.bssh.ac.uk/about/events/3164/bssh_spring_scientific_meeting

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ENT UK & BSA Inaugural Global Health Meeting 2018

Organisation: ENT UK
Event Date(s): 11th May 2018
Fee: Please see website
Venue: Resource for London, Holloway Road
Aimed at: All those with an interest in global health ENT and audiology issues
CPD: 5

Contact for further information

E-mail: christy@entuk.org
Web Link: https://www.entuk.org/events/609

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Laparoscopic Urogynaecology Advanced Masterclass

Organisation: London Medical Education Academy
Event Date(s): 17th May 2018
Fee: £950 (exc VAT)
Venue: Glasgow University
Aimed at: This course is designed for surgeons who would like to advance their knowledge and practice technical skills in relation to various Laparoscopic Urogynaecological procedures.

Contact for further information

E-mail: contact@lmedac.com
Telephone: +44 203 011 1412
Web Link: http://www.lmedac.com/training/laparoscopic-urogynaecology

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Life after Montgomery

Organisation: London Medical Education Academy
Event Date(s): 17th May 2018 – 6pm
Fee: £80 (exc VAT) including Networking dinner
Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow
Aimed at: This course is aimed at doctors, lawyers and healthcare providers interested in gaining a more in depth knowledge of the law on consent post Montgomery.

Contact for further information

E-mail: contact@lmedac.com
Telephone: +44 203 011 1412
Web Link: http://www.lmedac.com/life-after-montgomery

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Native Continence Surgery

Organisation: London Medical Education Academy
Event Date(s): 18th May 2018
Fee: £950 (exc VAT)
Venue: Glasgow University
Aimed at: This course is designed for surgeons who would like to advance their knowledge and practice technical skills in relation to various in a Native Continence Surgery Masterclass.
CPD: 7 CPD points

Contact for further information

E-mail: contact@lmedac.com
Telephone: +44 203 011 1412
Web Link: www.lmedac.com/training/native-continence

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Laparoscopic Bile Duct Exploration - Hands-on Choledochoscopy Course

Organisation: NHSL
Event Date(s): 22nd May 2018
Fee: £450 Fee includes: DVD with course material, Lunch, Tea & Coffee breaks.
Venue: The Medical Education Training Centre, Kirklands Hospital, Bothwell, G71 8BB
Aimed at: This is a one-day intensive hands-on course aimed at Hepatobiliary and Upper GI consultants and senior trainees who wish to develop the skills necessary for Laparoscopic Bile Duct Exploration.

Contact for further information

E-mail: meded.trainees@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk

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The Urology Foundation Centre of Robotic Training

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 22-23 May 2018
Fee: £1200
Venue: Freeman Hospital , Newcastle Upon Tyne
Aimed at: Available to all urology training grades/consultants
CPD: Pending

Contact for further information

E-mail: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 2138589
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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Aberdeen Cadaveric Hand Trauma Course 2018

Organisation: Aberdeen University
Event Date(s): 24th & 25th May 2018
Fee: £500.00
Venue: The Suttee Centre University of Aberdeen Forester hill Aberdeen AB25 2ZD
Aimed at: CT2 – ST8 in plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic trainees

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Upper GI Cancer Cadaveric Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 4th - 5th June 2018
Fee: £575 for dissector
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Aimed at: ST3-ST8, Consultants
CPD: Pending

Contact for further information

E-mail: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: (+44) 191 213 8589
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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The Gynae Day

Organisation: London Medical Education Academy
Event Date(s): 6th June 2018
Fee: £950 (exc VAT)
Venue: Keele University
Aimed at: This course is designed for surgeons who would like to advance their knowledge and practice technical skills in relation to various common and useful gynaecological procedures.

Contact for further information

E-mail: contact@lmedac.com
Telephone: +44 203 011 1412
Web Link: http://www.lmedac.com/the-gynae-day

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Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery Course

Organisation: Cuschieri Skills Centre – University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 7th – 8th June 2018
Fee: £640
Venue: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK
Aimed at: The course is equally suitable for the junior surgeon starting out in minimal access surgery and for the more senior surgeon who is either new to laparoscopy or wishes to refresh their core skills.
CPD: 11 CPD points

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Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis

Organisation: London Medical Education Academy
Event Date(s): 9th June 2018
Fee: £1500 (exc VAT) RRP - £1200 (exc VAT) ISLASS Members - International Society of Laser and Percutaneous Procedures in Spinal Surgery
Venue: Keele University
Aimed at: Ortho and Neuro spine surgeons, colleagues in training and as refresher course.

Contact for further information

E-mail: contact@lmedac.com
Telephone: +44 203 011 1412
Web Link: http://www.lmedac.com/lumbar-spinal-canal-stenosis

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Intermediate Skills for Laparoscopic Surgeons

Organisation: Cuschieri Skills Centre – University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 18th – 20th June 2018
Fee: £950
Venue: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK
Aimed at: Aimed at surgical trainees (SPR) with some prior experience of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
CPD: 18 points

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The 3rd UK Transoral Robotic Surgery Conference and Cadaveric Hands On Dissection Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 25th - 26th June 2018
Fee: £1200 for dissector
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Aimed at: This course is designed to facilitate the surgeon with didactic and hands on cadaveric training experience. Conducted by a faculty of experienced surgeons, this is an intensive two day course of lectures, debate, exchange and practical hands on experience on TORS procedures using an XI Da Vinci Robot.
CPD: Pending

Contact for further information

E-mail: Louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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1st Coblation & Paediatric Surgical Airways Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 29th June 2018
Fee: £175
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
Aimed at: All levels
CPD: Pending

Contact for further information

E-mail: Gail.russell@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 213 8658
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer - A Dissection Course

Organisation: Cuschieri Skills Centre – University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 29th August 2018
Fee: £425
Venue: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK
Aimed at: ENT, MAX Fax and General Surgical trainees with an interest in Thyroid surgery

Contact for further information

E-mail: cscbookings@dundee.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)138 238 3400
Web Link: http://www.cuschieri.dundee.ac.uk/course-calendar

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23rd Dundee Advanced Rhinoplasty Course

Organisation: Cuschieri Skills Centre
Event Date(s): 29th - 31st August 2018
Fee: £655 for Trainees and £755 for Consultants
Venue: Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification, University of Dundee, Dow Street, Dundee, Scotland.
Aimed at:
CPD: 16 CDP points

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St Thomas Cadaveric Hand Trauma Course 2018

Organisation: Kings College London
Event Date(s): 6th & 7th September 2018
Fee: £500.00
Venue: Hodgkin Building Guy's Campus King's College London St. Thomas' Street London , SE1 9RT United Kingdom
Aimed at: CT2 – ST8 & SAS doctors in plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic trainees

Contact for further information

E-mail: liz.grace8@gmail.com
Web Link: www.stthomashandcourse.co.uk

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Advanced Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Laser & Endoscopic Surgery Course

Organisation: Cuschieri Skills Centre – University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 10th – 11th September 2018
Fee: £690 / £350
Venue: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK
Aimed at: Senior Trainees & Practicing Surgeons wanting to develop their Laryngeal & Phono-surgical skills.

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The 5th International Surgical Aspects of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 18th - 19th September 2018
Fee: On request
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
Aimed at: Cardiothoracic Surgeons and trainees
CPD: Pending

Contact for further information

E-mail: academia.bbmuk@bbraun.com; Aynsley.Pix@aesculap-academy.com
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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TUF Robotic Urology Fellowship Training Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 24th & 25th September 2018
Fee: £175 for TUF delegates, N.B. The fee of £175 includes accommodation for TUF delegates (Travel is not included) - Observers: £295 (access to lectures and simulator)
Venue: Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Aimed at: This course has been commissioned with an Educational Grant provided by The Urology Foundation. This grant is for Urology trainees year ST6-ST8.

Contact for further information

E-mail: gail.russell@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 213 8628
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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BOA Congress 2018

Organisation: British Orthopaedic Association
Event Date(s): 25th - 28th September 2018
Fee: See Congress website
Venue: ICC Birmingham
Aimed at:
CPD: See Congress website

Contact for further information

E-mail: events@boa.ac.uk
Telephone: 0207 406 1765
Web Link: http://congress.boa.ac.uk/

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PCNL Masterclass

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 1st – 2nd October 2018
Fee: £650 Dissector Fee
Venue: Freeman Hospital , Newcastle Upon Tyne
Aimed at: Urologists (ST5-8) and Consultants and Career Grade doctors wishing to update their skills
CPD: 12 CPD points

Contact for further information

E-mail: gail.russell@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 213 8628
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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Essential Surgical Skills Course for Postgraduates

Organisation: Cuschieri Skills Centre – University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 2nd – 3rd October 2018
Fee: £475
Venue: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK
Aimed at: The course is aimed at core surgical trainees and foundation year doctors who are interested in surgery.

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Advanced Laparoscopic Renal Resection Course Using Thiel Cadavers

Organisation: Cuschieri Skills Centre – University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 15th – 16th October 2018
Fee: £950
Venue: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
Aimed at: Senior Trainees and Consultants who have already achieved some competency in urological laparoscopy
CPD: 12 points

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Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Course Using Thiel Cadavers

Organisation: Cuschieri Skills Centre – University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 1st – 2nd November 2018
Fee: £950
Venue: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, UK
Aimed at: Senior Trainees and Consultants who have already achieved some competency in gynaecological laparoscopy
CPD: Suitable for CPD Programme

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Orthopaedic Knee Conference

Organisation: Orthopaedic Product News
Event Date(s): 2nd November 2018
Fee: Free for qualified medical professionals
Venue: Royal Armouries, Leeds
Aimed at: Students, consultant surgeons, registrars
CPD: Yes

Contact for further information

E-mail: Paul.bunce@barkerbrooks.co.uk
Telephone: 0142 385 1150
Web Link: http://www.opnews.com/orthopaedic-knee-conference

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Temporal Bone Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 19th November 2018
Fee: £275 Dissector Fee
Venue: Freeman Hospital , Newcastle Upon Tyne
Aimed at: CT2 - ST8
CPD: To be confirmed

Contact for further information

E-mail: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 213 8589
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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Newcastle Basic Knee Arthroscopy and ACL Cadaveric Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre (NSTC), Freeman Hospital
Event Date(s): 29th – 30th November 2018
Fee: £550
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre (NSTC), Freeman Hospital
Aimed at: Basic Knee Arthroscopy - CT2 - ST4; Anterior Cruciate Ligament - ST4-ST8
CPD: To be confirmed

Contact for further information

E-mail: gail.russell@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 213 8628
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org


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