Core Skills in Urology Modules 3 and 4

Provided by Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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This two-day course aimed at CT2 - ST4 level trainees uses lectures, tutorial discussion groups and practical sessions with a variety of 'hands on' models. The course aims to provide junior urology trainees with hands on practical training in basic peno-scrotal surgery, and introduce them to urodynamics and renal and prostate ultrasound offering the opportunity for practice that will augment local training programmes.  Information is delivered as lectures and tutorial discussion groups. Surgical skills are taught on a variety of “hands on” models.

Aims and Objectives- This course aims to provide junior urology trainees with hands on practical training in basic peno-scrotal surgery, and introduce them to Urodynamics and renal and prostate ultrasound addressing gaps in teaching provision in local training programmes and offering the opportunity for further practice

Learning Outcomes- On completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1) Perform vasectomy, Lords and Jaboulay repair of hydrocele. 2) Describe the principles of inguinal hernia repair (open and laparoscopic). 3) Describe the theory, principles and practice of renal and prostste ultrasound. 4) Describe the theory, principles and practice of urodynamics, and perform and interpret simple urodynamics under supervision.

 

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20 Nov 2017 The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Book now

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