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A Career in Neurosurgery: Pre-Conference Course

A Career in Neurosurgery:

From Application to

Clinical Practice

Virtual Pre-Conference Course


Course Convenor: Cathal Hannan & Joseph Merola

Target audience: senior medical students to ST3 level

Please note this course cannot be booked as a standalone course. To be eligible to attend, you must register for the ASiT Virtual Conference 2021.

Course Format:

This course will act as an introduction to neurosurgery for medical students and foundation doctors with an interest in the speciality. The breadth of the speciality will be covered, with teaching sessions on cranial and spinal emergencies, as well as an overview of the application process for neurosurgery. The course will conclude with a neurosurgery quiz, as well as the opportunity to ask questions of the course faculty.

Course Programme (subject to change) will include:

  • A day in the life of a neurosurgical trainee
  • The neurosurgery application process
  • Neurosurgical emergencies: cranial
  • Neurosurgical emergencies: spinal
  • An introduction to academia in neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery quiz
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