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Flexible Cystoscopy Course for Urology Trainees and Specialist Nurses

The faculty will include

  • Mrs Allison Robertson (Course Director)
  • Mr Paul Halliday
  • Mr Benjie Tang
 

A 1 day, practical introduction course, aimed at junior urological trainees and urology nurses into the use of the flexible cystoscope. You will understand and be able to handle a flexible cystoscope as well as performing various practical manoeuvres including the use of biopsy and grasping forceps. At the end of the course you should have a basic knowledge of the normal bladder and be able to recognize simple pathology.

The emphasis during the course will be on hands-on training on physical models. There will also be short seminars and discussion sessions. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal, allowing easy exchange of ideas and experiences.

A link to the Cystoscopy Guidelines http://www.baus.org.uk/

The course provides

  • "hands-on" experience using simulations
  • maximum laboratory time
  • personal tuition and feedback
  • flexible programme
  • opportunity to view different applications
  • maximum of 12 participants
  • CME has been applied for from the British Association of Urological Surgeons

 

Thiel 

The University of Dundee is currently the leading centre in the UK using Thiel embalmed cadavers, thanks to the pioneering work of its Centre of Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID.) for more information on our Thiel courses