Core Skills in Urology Module 3 & 4

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Overview

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.

Target Audience

ST2-ST4

Learning Style

Information is delivered as lectures and tutorial discussion groups. Surgical skills are taught on a variety of “hands on” models.

Aims & 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.

Participant Feedback

"interactive" "faculty were fantastic" "radiology" "practical session" "The anatomy and ultrasound reviews were very helpful"

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26 Nov 2018 Edinburgh RCSEd Book now

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