There are several ST5 Emergency Urology Cadaveric Courses being run locally in four centres throughout the year – Glasgow, Newcastle, Cardiff & Cambridge. Each centre will plan to have a number of places available for external applicants.
Details of centres that are running the courses will be uploaded as and when available. Unfortunately, no courses will take place in Manchester or Liverpool at this stage.
Cambridge, 8 & 9 May 2018, and 12 & 13 September 2018
The University of Cambridge Clinical School, The Evelyn Surgical Skills Centre, Back Lane, Melbourn, Royston, Herts SG8 6DP
Co-ordinator: Julie Graham (01223 274452)
Two Emergency Urology Cadaveric Courses for ST Trainees are scheduled in Cambridge during 2018. This year, we have allocated ten additional spaces on each course for external applicants.
Course Fee: £495 for the full 2-day course (including all refreshments and lunches).
Download the 2018 course flyer | Download the 2017 course details to view the proposed programme
If you are interested in enrolling, please contact the course administrator (Julie Graham) using the email link or telephone number above.
Glasgow, 14 September 2018
Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC) , Thomson Building, University Of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ
Co-ordinator: Carol Anne Grady (0141 465 7278)
Aimed at middle-years and senior trainees (ST4 to 7), this one-day course will offer hands-on experience and the opportunity to perform essential open urological emergency procedures using fresh cadaveric material. The programme will include:
- open cystostomy
- reimplantation of ureter with psoas hitch
- Boari flap
- emergency renal exploration
Two delegates will be assigned to each cadaver along with a low delegate/faculty ratio. Some didactic teaching will take place but the main emphasis of the course will be to provide hands on practical experience.
Course Fee: £295 (Fellow/ RCPSG Member) / £395 (Non-Member)
Maximum of 12 delegate places available. Please note the closing date for this course is 17 August 2018. If you are interested in enrolling, please visit the RCPSG website or contact the course administrator (Carol Anne Grady) using the contact link above.
Course Director: Mr Michael Palmer, Consultant Urologist, Gartnavel General Hospital
Cardiff, 14 & 15 June 2018
Wales Centre for Anatomical Education, Sir Martin Evans Building, Cardiff University
Co-ordinator: Karen Williams (029) 2068 2131)
A two day hands on operative cadaveric surgical course providing operative experience in the management of urological emergencies. Aimed at ST6 / 7 Urology SpRs
- Review key urological anatomy on prosections
- "Hands on" cadaveric surgical procedures with supervision from experienced consultant mentors
- High faculty to trainee ratio (two trainees per cadaver) to provide optimal surgical exposure
- Additional sessions on case studies and management of trauma cases
Procedures covered (trainees may undertake simulated assessments on ISCP)
Practical procedures to include the following, with lecture presentation of key points and steps prior to each procedure:
- Loin approach to kidney / retroperitoneum e.g. for drainage peri-renal abscess
- Midline laparotomy, mobilisation of right and left colon, mobilise omentum on blood supply
- Open retropubic space, open cystotomy > access for prostatic bleeding / pack prostatic cavity / packing of pelvis, open insertion of SPC
- Approach to ureter, assessment and repair of injuries:
- End to end anastomotic repair
- Ureteric reimplantation, including psoas hitch and Boari flap / bladder repair
- Transuretero-ureterostomy (TUU)
- Emergency nephrectomy / exposure
- Principles of splenectomy / control bleeding from liver > Pringle manouevre / packing
- Scrotal exploration > repair testicular rupture
- Penile emergencies: penile block, management of priapism / simple shunts, exposure corpora / repair penile fracture.
- Debridement of peno-scrotal tissues for Fournier’s gangrene
We have allocated five additional spaces for external applicants. Course Fee: £295/person for the full 2-day course. If you are interested in enrolling, please register via the WIMAT website.
Newcastle, 10 January 2019
Further details to follow in due course.