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Residential Operative Course

The Endourology Section organises an annual Residential Operative Course. This is aimed at trainees in their final year, post FRCS Urol, who wish to be appointed to a Consultant post in endourology and laparoscopy.

The course is limited to four delegates and will involve each delegate being the primary surgeon, with one-on-one expert Consultant assistance / coaching, to perform a variety of laparoscopic and endourological procedures.

BAUS will be running the 15th Residential Operative Endourology Course at University Hospital, Southampton, 6-7 November 2023. The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Monday 7 August 2023 - places are limited, so please book your place early. 

Download the Residential Operative Course Application Form

Preference will be given, based on previous endourological and lower tract procedural  experience, to those trainees who have shown an interest in this sub-speciality area and are BAUS members. Delegates have always found this course useful, and feedback from the 2012 and the 2013 courses is available. 

Following the course in 2012, Jake Patterson visited Oliver Traxer's unit in Paris. Read his report.

Other Courses

The BAUS Endourology Committee has also attempted to compile a list of courses that might be of use to section members. They have been split into laparoscopy, PCNL and ureteroscopy. Please click on the relevant links below to view the course details.

The tables include an estimate of the appropriate level of training for each course, where this information is known. If you wish to add a course to this list, please e-mail the section.