Courses

These are various courses taking place throughout Great Britain at various centres:

Course Approved by ALSGBI
Single Incision Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Course
May 10th to May 11th, 2018

Contact Name Talvinder Singh Gill
Contact Email jenny.laws@nth.nhs.uk
Title of Course Single Incision Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Course
Dates 10/5/18 - 11/5/18
Location (where known) University Hospital North Tees, Hardwick, Stockton, TS19 8PE
Provisional programme (please upload) SILCS 2018 programme.pdf
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional) 14 applied
Course objectives Practical hands on curse aimend at providing delegates with technical skills to perform single incision laparoscopic colorectal surgery
Methods of teaching Live operations, hands on single port surgery training in wet lab on intestinal tissue, lecture and discussion
Target delegates Senior registrars and laparoscopic colorectal surgeons
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios 1:2
Level of experience of faculty members Faculty experienced in carrying out single port laparoscopic surgery
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Cost of course per delegate £195 reduced cost
 


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Clinical leadership and management Courses for Surgical Specialities
May 21st to May 22nd, 2018

Two day courses
Enquiries health.cml@keele.ac.uk

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Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic Bile Duct Exploration. Hands on Choledochoscopy Course
May 22nd, 2018

Location The Medical Education Training Centre, Kirklands Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire
Contact Name Ms Sheryl Houston
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Contact Details sheryl.houston@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk
Provisional programme Biliary Course, Kirklands
Course duration One Day
Course objectives Advanced procedure–based course highlighting the technical and logistical aspects of one session laparoscopic exploration of the bile duct. The course is designed for consultant surgeons and senior trainees who have mastered the skills of routine and emergency laparoscopic cholecystectomy and may already have experience with intra-operative cholangiography. The candidates are made familiar with the technical aspects through short interactive talks. The course has a major practical hands-on component with opportunity to practice cholangiography, trans-cystic duct cannulation and exploration, choledochotomy exploration and various methods of biliary drainage. There will be emphasis on the handling and optimal use of 3mm & 5mm choledochoscopes. Well designed animal tissue models allow for task repetition and skills development and consolidation. Adequate time is dedicated to detailed discussions of technical aspects utilising extensive video material from more than 800 Laparoscopic bile duct explorations. ISCP curriculum considers bile duct exploration a mandatory procedure and the technical skills required for ST6 (level 3) to ST8 (level 4)
CPD 6 points - RCS approved
Methods of teaching Short talks, wet lab, hands-on practice and interactive discussions
Target delegates Maximum 8 participants. Consultant surgeons and senior trainees who have mastered the skills of routine and emergency laparoscopic cholecystectomy and may already have experience with intra-operative cholangiography or bile duct exploration
Level of experience of faculty members A Nassar, 20 years experience in bile duct exploration, Director of laparoscopic and bile duct courses for EAES, choledochoscopy courses at EHPBA,IHPBA congresses and various international society meetings. Former Vice Chairman of the EAES Education and Training Committee and faculty at Cuschieri skills Centre courses, MATTU, MATTUS
S Mahmud. wide experience of laparoscopic biliary and upper GI. A special interest in bile duct exploration
H Qandeel, experience in laparoscopic surgery and bile duct exploration as well as conducting advanced laparoscopic courses at the METC, Lanarkshire
Cost of course per delegate £450


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic colorectal surgery cadaver course
May 31st to June 1st, 2018

Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre
University of Glasgow, Thomson Building, G12 8QQ

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Course Approved by ALSGBI
Upper GI Cancer Cadaveric Course
June 4th to June 5th, 2018

Contact Name Louise Sore
Contact Email louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Title of Course Upper GI Cancer Cadaveric Course
Dates 4-5 June 2008
Location (where known) Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Provisional programme (please upload) Provisional programme Upper GI V1.docx
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional) Pending
Course objectives To experience and familiarise the various positions
Methods of teaching Cadaveric workshops and didactic lectures
Target delegates ST5-ST8 and Consultants
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios 1:2
Level of experience of faculty members All highly experienced and expert consultant faculty members
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Cost of course per delegate £575
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI Yes
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
June 5th to June 6th, 2018

Question Answer
Contact Name Milly Mistry
Contact Email milly.mistry@nhs.net
Title of Course Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Dates 5th & 6th June 2018
Location (where known) Royal Derby Hospital
Provisional programme (please upload) Approval Programme Key Skills June 2018.doc
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional) 12
Course objectives We have developed specific animal models to teach Key Skills of Laparoscopic Dissection, Suturing & Anastomosis (stapled & handsewn). Participants can relate these skills directly to live operating during the course.
Methods of teaching Pre course DVD, short Lectures, wet lab animal model laparoscopic skills training, live operating
Target delegates Relevant to ST3 & above colorectal, upper GI & urology trainees
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios Upper GI, colorectal & urology consultant laparoscopic surgeons.  Ratio of 1 faculty to 4 participants
Level of experience of faculty members Faculty members are all specialist laparoscopic surgeons in their own field. They are all trainers in laparoscopic surgery, several holding qualifications in medical education
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Cost of course per delegate £250.00
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
6th Advanced Laparoscopic Skills Workshop
June 9th, 2018

Please find attached the Programme and application form for the forthcoming Advanced Laparoscopic skills workshop on 9th June 2018.  As ever, the workshop is FREE to attend (there is a nominal “admin fee”).

Programme

Application form


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Advanced GI Surgery Cadaver Skills
June 14th to June 15th, 2018

Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre
University of Glasgow, Thomson Building, G12 8QQ

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Course Approved by ALSGBI
Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery
July 9th to July 11th, 2018

Question Answer
Contact Name Milly Mistry
Contact Email milly.mistry@nhs.net
Title of Course Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Dates 9th -& 11th July 2018
Location (where known) Royal Derby Hospital
Provisional programme (please upload) Approval Programme Key Skills June 2018.doc
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Suturing and knotting. Diagnostic laparoscopy. Laparoscopic appendectomy. Repair of a perforated ulcer. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Continuous suturing.
Methods of teaching This course is an intensive practical skills course with plenty of opportunity to practice in the laboratory, using high-quality laparoscopic equipment on bench-top models specifically designed for the course. Feedback and formative assessment is also provided to help each individual’s progress.
Target delegates CT1-2, ST3-4 and SAS Grades.
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios Upper GI, colorectal & urology consultant laparoscopic surgeons.
Level of experience of faculty members Faculty members are all specialist laparoscopic surgeons in their own field. They are all trainers in laparoscopic surgery, several holding qualifications in medical education
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Cost of course per delegate