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BAUS has launched four groups of webinars, each with a different educational lead, to help meet education needs across the whole spectrum of BAUS membership.

Click on the "play" button (left) to listen to a 30-minute podcast, chaired by Tim O'Brien, President of BAUS, in which the educational leads for each group explain their aims

Brief details of each series, and a provisional list of scheduled webinars for each, can be seen by clicking on the appropriate dropdown header below.

Each webinar will last approximately 1 hour.  Attendees will be able to log into their account and view a recording after the event - we aim to upload recordings within 3 working days of the event.

The list of webinars will be updated as session dates are confirmed.  Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter for details of new webinars as registrations become available. In the meantime, please "save the date" for those webinars you wish to attend.

Recordings of past webinars are now available to BAUS members from the E-learning webinar archive

1. Controversies in Urology (Educational lead: Sunjay Jain)

Introduction by Sunjay Jain, Consultant Urological Surgeon, St James's University Hospital, Leeds

Busy clinicians need access to the latest information to help with best management of their patients, but they often don't have much time to keep up-to-date. The controversies series aims to update topical subjects in an engaging way. A variety of formats will be used, including expert viewpoints, debates and case discussions. The priorities in planning this series have always been to cover areas that will appeal to all urologists, whatever setting they work in, and to ensure high-quality by inviting recognised leaders, both British and international, in their field."

Date of webinar Time Title & programme details Link
Mon 14 Dec 2020 19:30hr Urinary infections: "a world beyond nitro ..."
Urinary infection is a huge part of urological practice and many of our treatment strategies require updating. This session will explore how new approaches may help to cater for this challenging problem.
Contributors: Rhana Zakri, Chris Harding, Phil Burnham, Ian Eardley

2. Specialist Trainees (Educational lead: Hari Ratan)

Introduction by Hari Ratan, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Nottingham University Hospital:  

There has been a seismic shift in the delivery of national & regional training this year, and BAUS has led the way in developing on-line teaching for urology trainees. We are delighted to continue to offer high-quality, interactive webinars for all BAUS members. These webinars will seek to cover a broad spectrum of the urology specialist training curriculum, and will feature experts in urology from around the UK. There will be a variety of formats, including case-based discussions, debates & evidence reviews. The teaching will be geared to those preparing the the FRCS Urol exam, but will be of value to trainees of any level."

Date of webinar Time Title & programme details Link
Dec 2020 (TBC) TBC Prostate cancer screening & early diagnosis
Details coming soon ...
Contributors: Raj Pal & Jonathan Aning
Dec 2020 (TBC) TBC Andrology
Details coming soon ...
Contributors: Arie Parnham (and colleagues from Manchester)

3. FY / CT Doctors (Educational Lead: Anna O'Riordan)

Introduction by Anna O'Riordan, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne: 

This series of webinars is intended to support knowledge and comprehension for those at core training level. It is designed to complement the BAUS Core Urology Course, covering areas such as anatomy and pharmacology for urologists, as well as consolidating practice in other key areas (e.g. LUTS assessment). We expect that these educational sessions will build core trainee confidence in the day-to-day management of patients, as well as stimulating reflective practice & self-directed learning."

Date of webinar Time Title & programme details Link
Wed 2 Dec 2020 18:00hr Practical anatomy for urologists
This webinar will cover cover (i)Penoscrotal anatomy, (ii)Kidney and ureter anatomy, (iii) Clinically relevant anatomical cases.  Please see this link for a worksheet for use in this webinar.
Speaker: Rajan Veeratterapillay  Moderator: Anna O'Riordan
Mon 7 Dec 2020 19:00hr Acute scrotal and foreskin pathologies
Whether in a busy emergency setting or an elective outpatient clinic, this webinar will look at the presentation of various acute diseases or conditions affecting the foreskin or scrotum and their subsequent investigations and management. 
Speaker: Andy Moon  Moderator: Anna O'Riordan
Tue 15 Dec 2020 19:00hr Urological drugs - all you need to know!
Details coming soon ...
Contributor: Simon Morton
Tue 26  Jan 2021 19:00hr Diagnosis & management of PUJ obstruction
Details coming soon ...
Contributor: Raj Gowda
Thu 4 Feb 2021 19:30hr Haematuria                                                 
Details coming soon ...
Contributor: Helen Morton
Tue 2 Mar 2021 20:00hr Renal Transplantation - Top Tips
Details coming soon ...
Contributor: Alistair Rogers

4. Innovations in Urology (Educational lead: Oliver Wiseman) 

Introduction by Oliver Wiseman, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge:

We are delighted to announce the launch of our BAUS, industry-sponsored, webinar series. The series aims to give companies a channel through which they can showcase their latest technology, techniques and products (or evidence related to them) directly with our members, especially where face to face education and congresses have been severely restricted. This, in turn, will allow our members to stay at the forefront of developments within our rapidly-changing speciality.

"There are numerous launches of new technologies that companies will be excited to share, together with new evidence relating to existing treatments. Sadly, with the COVID-19 pandemic, the normal fora for members to find out about these advances have not been available, so BAUS sees these webinars as a great way to compensate for this.

"We will be running one webinar each month, starting in September 2020. Some will be supported by an :00hrindividual company, and will likely be related to a particular technology, therapy area or patient pathway. Others will be head-to-head, with the chance to look at different treatments and their place in the management of a particular condition, such as minimally invasive BPH treatments or laser technologies. We hope that BAUS members will see this as an exciting opportunity to stay up-to-date with advances in our speciality, and we look forward to your involvement & feedback."

Date of webinar Time Title & programme details Link
Wed 25 Nov 2020 17:00hr Advancing prostate health: streamline prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

Join Boston Scientific and Hitachi Medical Systems for a free, virtual "Meet The Expert" webinar, discovering how Hydrogel Spacer and BiopSee Fusion Ultrasound can reduce theatre time and help to improve patient outcomes and comfort, using a minimally-invasive approach

The webinar will be hosted by Mr Christof Kastner who will share his experience with TP fusion biopsy and perirectal spacers.

CME Accreditation: 1 CME Point

Please book early because spaces are limited.

17:00 to 17:45hr:  BiopSee: advanced MRI/US fusion for precise targeting
17:45 to 18:30hr:  Hydrogel injection of perirectal spacer under local anaesthesia 

Thu 3 Dec 2020 18:00hr Technological advances in ECIRS


ECIRS, or Endoscopic Combined IntraRenal Surgery, is becoming a staple in complex stone management. During the webinar moderated by Mr Oliver Wiseman, our guest surgeons Mr Laurian Dragos and Mr Kasra Saeb-Parsy will demonstrate why and how this technique is efficient and safe.

The webinar will showcase this technology during an "as-live case", undertaken by Messrs Dragos & Saeb-Parsy, who performed ECIRS in a patient with complex stone disease, using the latest technology in intracorporeal lithotripsy and Holmium:YAG lasers, the EMS Swiss LithoClast Trilogy and the new EMS Laserclast 35.

CME Accreditation: 1 CME Point

Wed 20 Jan 2021 19:00hr The benefits of treating BPH patients with the Urolift® system in an ambulatory setting


A shift in the paradigm for BPH procedures. Join us online to hear from three Consultant Urologists discussing how they have transformed the way they offer the UroLift® System procedure by treating patients without an Anaesthetist or in an outpatient environment. Learn about the processes, benefits, efficiencies and what the future looks like. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions and to share experiences.

Contributors: Ananda Kumar Dhanasekara, Mark Rochester, Petros Tsafrakidis

CME Accreditation: 1 CME Point

Booking available shortly
PLEASE NOTE: bookings for some industry webinars may be handled by the sponsors - if you
are registered for these events, these bookings will NOT appear in your BAUS webinar basket

We now have a system that differentiates between member & non-member registrations for webinars;
members do not ned to pay a registration fee, but non-members will be asked for payment. This excludes the Innovations in Urology webinars which are free to members and non-members.