Course: Fundamentals of Transurethral Resection and Ureteroscopic Skills using animal and human Cadaveric models

This is a one and a half day practical course, ideal for Urology Trainees who are already undertaking or about to start training in endoscopic urology.
Thu, 19 Sep - Fri, 20 Sep 2024
CME To be approved
Venue Surgical Skills Centre, Ninewells Hospital
Location Dundee, United Kingdom

The emphasis during the course will be hands-on training mainly on restructured animal tissue models and also Thiel embalmed human cadavers, whilst the relevant key clinical elements will be addressed by the experts in the subject areas. The course will be taught by consultant urologists. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal, allowing easy exchange of ideas and experiences.

Programme includes:

  • Anatomy, equipment and technique for Ureteroscopy
  • Anatomy, equipment and techniques for TURP and TURT
  • Expert sessions
  • Hands on exercise on ureteroscopy, stone extraction and stent insertion
  • Hands on excercise using the animal tissue models for ureteroscopy
  • Safe use electrosurgery
  • Hands on exercises using validated restructured tissue models for TURP, TURT
  • Hands on exercises for TURP and Ureteroscopy on human cadavers (preserved with Thiel method)
  • Close supervision and immediate feedback from expert
  • Discussion on results, common errors, and complications of TURP, TURT, and Ureteroscopy