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ASiT 2019 Preconference course: Core Skills in Urology

ASIT Core skills in urology course 2019

Date and Time: 22/03/2019

Venue: ICC Belfast, 2 Lanyon Pl, Belfast BT1 3WH

Course Convenors: Miss Clare Jelley and Miss Jen Martin 

Partner organisation: British Association of Urological Surgeons Section of Trainees (BSoT)

Target audience: FY2 - ST3 

Overview: This one-day core skills in urology course covers the key practical skills for a urology trainee and for those cross covering.  This course will be delivered via practical skill stations using a range of materials from animal tissue to simulators. All stations will be supervised by a urology registrar to ensure adequate time and guidance for each skill. Stations will include rigid cystoscopy and stent insertion, scrotal exploration and testicular fixation and difficult catheterisation, as well as core procedures such as circumcision. There will be opportunities to discuss entering Urology ST3 training for those interested in pursuing a Urological career.

Learning outcomes: 

  • To consent for each procedure.
  • To know the key steps of each procedure covered.
  • To approach each skill in a methodical way.
  • To improve your own skill level and confidence in that procedure.

Programme 

This one-day core skills in urology course is being offered at ASiT for the first time. It covers the key practical skills essential for a urology trainee and for those who cover Urology when on-call. Key areas covered will include emergency procedures such as rigid cystoscopy and stent insertion, scrotal fixation and difficult catheterisation, as well as core procedures such as circumcision and flexible cystoscopy. This course will be delivered in the form of practical skill stations using a range of materials from animal tissue to simulators. All the stations will be supervised by a urologist to ensure adequate time and guidance for each skill. There will also be an opportunity to discuss entering Urology ST3 training for those interested in pursuing a Urological career. 

Groups will rotate through 4 stations which will be practical with time to contextualise that station.  Faculty will be urologists from a range of training grades.  The programme is still to be finalised but a draft is seen below. 

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Please note all programmes are currently provisional and subject to change. All delegates on preconference courses must also be registered to attend the ASiT 2019 Conference. For more information please email info@asit.org. 

                                                        

ICC Belfast, 2 Lanyon Pl, Belfast BT1 3WH
Belfast, UK
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