Courses Archive

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

Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic Bile Duct Exploration. Hands-on Choledochoscopy Course June 2017
November 22nd, 2017

Location The Medical Education Training Centre, Kirklands Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire
Contact Name Ms Sheryl Houston
Flyer Click Here
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
3rd Northern Laparoscopic and Robotic GI Video Symposium
November 17th, 2017

This is the 3rd Northern Laparoscopic and Robotic GI Symposium for all staff working within the field of laparoscopic and robotic Gastro-Intestinal and Bariatric Surgery.

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Please see attached flyer for this FREE TO ATTEND symposium

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Course Approved by ALSGBI
King's Live 2017
November 10th to November 12th, 2017

Endoscopic diagnosis and lesion recognition course
Hands on ESD and POEM workshops
2 days live endoscopy from 5 rooms
International experts performing live endoscopic surgery

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Course Approved by ALSGBI
Clinical Leadership and Management Course for Surgical Specialties
November 6th to November 8th, 2017

Our well established and highly rated Keele courses are run over three days and are intended for Specialty Trainees in their penultimate or final years of training; trainees at an earlier stage may also be interested. They are also open to SAS doctors wishing to prepare for a consultant position. Courses are specialty-based and satisfy the curriculum requirements for acquiring management and leadership skills to complete training.
 
Our courses will prepare participants for the transition from training to independent specialist practice at consultant level, introducing them to contemporary concepts of leadership and management, as well as offering insights into the consultant appointment process. The sessions are themed and linked to the new Healthcare Leadership Model. The programme design includes interactive presentations from policy experts, personal development consultants and other senior people experienced in the particularly specialty.
 
More information and a booking form can be found at the following link:
 
http://www.keele.ac.uk/cml/courseinformation/specialtytrainees/


Course Approved by ALSGBI
12th Laparoscopic Inguinal hernia repair workshop
September 27th to September 28th, 2017

Contact Name S Balchandra
Contact Email Srinivasan.Balchandra@dbh.nhs.uk
Title of Course 12th Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair workshop
Dates 27/28th September 2017
Location (where known) Bassetlaw Hospital, Worksop, S81 0BD
Provisional programme (please upload) 12th Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Workshop- flyer and programme.docx
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Demonstrate “live” Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, TAPP & TEP - “Hands on” operating under supervision of Faculty# - Accelerate learning curve in laparoscopic hernia repair  - Emphasis on safe, cost effective and durable techniques - Personal, detailed & constructive feedback on technique with “tips &tricks”
Methods of teaching drylab + live demonstation + "hands-on" operating
Target delegates 8-10
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios 3 Faculty, ratio 1:3
Level of experience of faculty members  
Feedback forms (optional) Lap Hernia Repair Workshop-feedback.docx
Cost of course per delegate Free
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Clinical Leadership and Management Course for Surgical Specialties
September 18th to September 20th, 2017

Our well established and highly rated Keele courses are run over three days and are intended for Specialty Trainees in their penultimate or final years of training; trainees at an earlier stage may also be interested. They are also open to SAS doctors wishing to prepare for a consultant position. Courses are specialty-based and satisfy the curriculum requirements for acquiring management and leadership skills to complete training.
 
Our courses will prepare participants for the transition from training to independent specialist practice at consultant level, introducing them to contemporary concepts of leadership and management, as well as offering insights into the consultant appointment process. The sessions are themed and linked to the new Healthcare Leadership Model. The programme design includes interactive presentations from policy experts, personal development consultants and other senior people experienced in the particularly specialty.

More information and a booking form can be found at the following link:
 
http://www.keele.ac.uk/cml/courseinformation/specialtytrainees/
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
June 7th to June 8th, 2017

Question Answer
Contact Name Milly Mistry
Contact Email milly.mistry@nhs.net
Title of Course Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Dates 7th & 8th June 2017
Location (where known) Royal Derby Hospital
Provisional programme (please upload) Approval Programme Key Skills June 2017.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
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate £250.00
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI no
Promotion of ALSGBI? yes
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
June 5th to June 6th, 2017

Location East Midlands Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, Royal Derby Hospital, DE22 3NE
Course duration Two Days
CME points available 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 4 faculty to 12 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.
The course director is a member of ALSGBI council & is a regular faculty member for RCSE laparoscopic courses.


Contact: Milly Mistry, Course Administrator, 01332 789585,milly.mistry@nhs.net
 

http://www.derbyhospitals.nhs.uk/education/royal-derby-training-centre/
 

 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Pre-Hospital and Emergency Department Resuscitative Thoracotomy
May 25th, 2017

Question Answer
Contact Name RCS Education
Contact Email edumarketing@rcseng.ac.uk
Title of Course Pre-Hospital and Emergency Department Resuscitative Thoracotomy
Dates 25/5/17
Location (where known) The Royal College of Surgeons
Provisional programme (please upload)  
Course duration 1 Day
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Resuscitative thoracotomy. Closing Up / Managing Post-operative patients. Internal Defibrillation. Non cardiac Injury. Injuries to the Heart.
Methods of teaching Didactic sessions. Decision-making scenarios. Interactive case discussions. Basic surgical skills and practical work on porcine models in small groups.
Target delegates CT2, ST3-8, consultants and SAS Grades
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios  
Level of experience of faculty members  
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate Fee: £495. RCS England Members/Fellows: £445.50
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Single Incision Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Course
May 11th to May 12th, 2017

Contact Name Talvinder Singh Gill
Contact Email jenny.laws@nth.nhs.uk
Title of Course Single Incision Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Course
Dates 11/5/17 - 12/5/17
Location (where known) University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton on Tees,  TS19 8PE
Provisional programme (please upload) Course leaflet SP May 2017.docx
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Practical hands on course aimed at providing delegates with the technical skills to perform single incision laparoscopic colorectal surgery.
Methods of teaching 1. Live operations.   2.  Hands on single port surgery training in wet lab on intestinal tissue.  3. Lecture and discussion.
Target delegates Senior registrars and laparoscopic consultant colorectal surgeons
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios 1:2
Level of experience of faculty members Faculty experienced in carrying out single port laparoscopic surgery
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate £600 for consultants,  £400 registrars/trainees
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI 10%
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Clinical Leadership and Management Courses for Surgical Specialties
May 8th to May 10th, 2017

Clinical Leadership and Management Course for Surgical Specialties

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7-9 November 2016 (Keele)
20-22 February 2017 (RCS London)
8th to 10th May 2017 (Keele)

Our courses will prepare participants for the transition from training to independent specialist practice at consultant level, introducing them to contemporary concepts of leadership and management, as well as offering insights into the consultant appointment process. The sessions are themed and linked to the new Healthcare Leadership Model. The programme design includes interactive presentations from policy experts, personal development consultants and other senior people


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic Urogynaecology Advanced Masterclass
May 5th, 2017

Contact Name Liz Thornber
Contact Email liz.thornber@lmedac.com
Title of Course Laparoscopic Urogynaecology Advanced Masterclass
Dates 5th May 2017
Location (where known) Glasgow
Provisional programme (please upload) Laparoscopy Agenda Glasgow 5th May 2017.pdf
Course duration 1 day
CME points available (optional) 7 CPD
Course objectives To provide an in-depth surgical experience, improving skills and understanding of laparoscopic procedures including: • Laparoscopic Colposuspension and Paravaginal Repair • Laparoscopic Sacrohysteropexy • Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy
Methods of teaching Didactic teaching and Hands-on training
Target delegates Qualified surgeon
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios 1 faculty member to 2 delegates,
Level of experience of faculty members Senior Consultant Urogynaecologists
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate £950 exc VAT
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI 5%
Promotion of ALSGBI? Yes
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
MASNow LapPass course
April 28th, 2017

Introducing LapPass - The Laparoscopic Passport for surgical trainees

 
Minimal Access Surgery North West (MASNoW) is proud to bring the first ALSGBI LapPass regional laparoscopic training day to the North West and Mersey deanery.

More information
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Intermediate Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery
April 25th to April 26th, 2017

Contact Name RCS Education
Contact Email mailto:edumarketing@rcseng.ac.uk
Title of Course Intermediate Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery
Dates 25-26 April
Location (where known) The Royal College of Surgeons
Provisional programme (please upload) click here
Course duration 2 Days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives  Ergonomics     Holding and manipulating tissue     Knotting     Nissen fundoplication     Laparoscopic feeding gastrostomy     Laparoscopic pyloroplasty     Laparoscopic gastroenterostomy     Use of harmonic scalpel
Methods of teaching  Practical hands-on workshops     Short interactive lectures     Demonstrations     Discussions
Target delegates ST3-5 and SAS Grades.
   
Cost of course per delegate Full Course Fee: £740.00 RCS Members/Fellows: £666.00
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Workshop
February 2nd to March 3rd, 2017

11th Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Workshop


Bassetlaw Hospital, Kilton, Worksop S81 0BD

Free registration!!*
TAPP & TEP repairs
Live demonstration
Hands-on operating#
Interactive teaching in an informal atmosphere

Course Director- Mr S Balchandra


More information
Application form


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills (DSTS)
February 1st to February 2nd, 2017

Contact Name RCS Education
Contact Email edumarketing@rcseng.ac.uk
Title of Course Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills (DSTS)
Dates 1-2 Feb 2017
Location (where known) The Royal College of Surgeons
Provisional programme (please upload)  
Course duration 2 Days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Closure and drains. Pulmonary injuries. Renal injury.Subclavian injuries and axillary injuries. The damage control philosophy. Trauma laparotomy. Vascular didactic.
Methods of teaching Cadaveric workshops and interactive case scenarios
Target delegates ST 5-8 and SAS Grades.
Cost of course per delegate Full Course Fee: £1295, RCS England Members/Fellows: £1165.50
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
LAPCO TT
January 9th to January 10th, 2017

Laparoscopic Colorectal Train the Trainers Course
(LAPCO TT)

9th - 10th January 2017

Information
Registration


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic Bile Duct Exploration. Hands-on Choledochoscopy Course
December 12th, 2016

Location The Medical Education Training Centre, Kirklands Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire
Contact Name Ms Vikki Speirs
Flyer Click Here
Contact Details meded.juniors@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
Advanced Laparoscopic skills workshop
December 2nd, 2016

Contact Name Mr. S. Balchandra
Details flyer / application form
Title of Course Advanced Laparoscopic skills workshop
Dates 2 December 2016
Location (where known) Doncaster Royal Infirmary
Provisional programme (please upload) programme
Course duration 1 Days
Target delegates Senior trainees in General Surgery, Urology and Gynaecology
Cost of course per delegate FREE (refundable £250 deposit required to secure a place)
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
10th Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair workshop
October 26th to October 27th, 2016

Contact Name S Balchandra
Contact Email Srinivasan.Balchandra@dbh.nhs.uk
Title of Course 10th Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair workshop
Dates 26/27th October 2016
Location (where known) Bassetlaw Hospital, Worksop, S81 0BD
Provisional programme (please upload) 10 Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Workshop- flyer and programme.docx
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Demonstrate “live” Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, TAPP & TEP - “Hands on” operating under supervision of Faculty# - Accelerate learning curve in laparoscopic hernia repair  - Emphasis on safe, cost effective and durable techniques - Personal, detailed & constructive feedback on technique with “tips &tricks”
Methods of teaching drylab + live demonstation + "hands-on" operating
Target delegates 8-10
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios 3 Faculty, ratio 1:3
Level of experience of faculty members  
Feedback forms (optional) Lap Hernia Repair Workshop-feedback.docx
Cost of course per delegate Free
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI preferential registration
Promotion of ALSGBI? yes
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Speciality Skills in Emergency Surgery and Trauma
June 20th to June 21st, 2016

Question Answer
Contact Name RCS Education
Contact Email edumarketing@rcseng.ac.uk
Title of Course Specialty Skills in Emergency Surgery and Trauma (SSET)
Dates 20-21 June 2016
Location (where known) The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Provisional programme (please upload)  
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Introduction and emergency surgery resuscitation, Peritonitis practical, Vascular practical
Methods of teaching Practical hands-on workshops. Short interactive lectures. Demonstrations. Discussions.
Target delegates FY2, CT1-2 and SAS Grades
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios  
Level of experience of faculty members  
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate £815
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI N/A
Promotion of ALSGBI? N/A
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
LAPCO: Past Present and Future
June 13th, 2016

Contact Name ICENI Centre
Contact www.icenicentre.org
Title of Course LAPCO: Past Present and Future
Dates Monday 13th June 2016
Location (where known) ICENI Centre, Colchester Hospital
Provisional programme (please upload) LapCo ADvert Flyer.pdf
Course duration 1 Day
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives A unique moment to collect all of Lapcos’ global stakeholders together, to celebrate the achievements of the past, to examine the present state of activities throughout the world and to explore the possibilities for the future.
Cost of course per delegate Full Course Fee: 95
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic Skills Training Day
May 13th, 2016

Contact Name West Suffolk Hospital
Contact sr725@cam.ac.uk
Title of Course Laparoscopic Skills Training Day
Dates Friday 13th May 2016
Location (where known) West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds
Provisional programme (please upload) BuryLapSkills
Course duration 1 Day
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Consultant-led one-day course with animal models
Covers cholecystectomy, fundoplication, lap suturing etc
Cost of course per delegate Full Course Fee: FREE (£100 holding fee) ONLY 10 SPACES
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Advanced Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery Workshop
April 12th to April 13th, 2016

Contact Name RCS Education
Contact Email edumarketing@rcseng.ac.uk
Title of Course Advanced Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery Workshop
Dates 12-13 April 2016
Location (where known) The Royal College of Surgeons
Course duration 2 Days
Course objectives Outline the detailed anatomical knowledge necessary for laparoscopic procedures. Describe the indications, patient selection criteria, risks and benefits of paediatric and adult laparoscopic G.I procedures. Describe the operative steps of a range of paediatric and adult laparoscopic upper and lower G.I procedures and carry them out ergonomically. Identify and explain the differences between children and adults which impact upon operative technique. Use common energy sources safely. Perform a range of laparoscopic dissection techniques. Operate laparoscopic stapling devices safely. Identify common operative pitfalls and develop strategies to avoid them.
Methods of teaching Hands on cadaveric workshop, using unembalmed cadavers. Short slide presentations. Group discussions. Simulation Procedure-Based Assessment (sPBAs).
Target delegates ST7-8, consultants and SAS Grades.
Cost of course per delegate £1015
 
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Advanced Skills in Minimal Access and Robotic GI Surgery
March 11th, 2016

Question Answer
Contact Name Manish Chand
Contact Email manish.chand@uclh.nhs.uk
Title of Course Advanced Skills in Minimal Access and Robotic GI Surgery
Dates March 11th
Location (where known) Chitra Sethia Centre for Robotics and Minimal Access Surgery
Provisional programme (please upload) UCLH_16.pdf
Course duration 1 day
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives To consolidate intermediate lap skills and lap suturing; to introduce stapling and resection of the stomach and rectum; to introduce robotic GI surgery
Methods of teaching Hands-on lap and robotic trainer
Target delegates Specialty trainees
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios One tutor to each stack
Level of experience of faculty members Lapco and ALS members.
Course been running for 6 years
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate 250 full; 50 observer
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI 10% discount or 5 free observer places
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Strategies in Emergency General Surgery
March 3rd to March 4th, 2016

Question Answer
Contact Name RCS Education
Contact Email edumarketing@rcseng.ac.uk
Title of Course Strategies in Emergency General Surgery
Dates 3-4 March 2015
Location (where known) The Royal College of Surgeons
Provisional programme (please upload)  
Course duration 2 Days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Gastrointestinal bleeding     Emergencies of the lower gastrointestinal tract     Emergencies relating to the oesophagus and stomach and complications of bariatric surgery     Emergency presentations of pancreatic and biliary disease     Mid-gut emergencies     Vascular emergencies     Emergencies relating to hernias     Management of soft tissue infections     Common paediatric surgical emergencies     Human factors training
Methods of teaching Scenario presentations     Small group discussions based around real patient journeys     Guided exploration of full CT data-sets on CT workstations     Evidence reviews
Target delegates ST3-8 and SAS Grades.
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate £650


Course Approved by ALSGBI
KING'S LIVE 2015
November 14th to November 15th, 2015

Contact Name AMYN HAJI
Contact Email amynhaji@nhs.net
Title of Course KING'S LIVE 2015
Dates 14TH AND 15TH NOVEMBER 2015
Location (where known) KING'S COLLEGE HSOPITAL, LONDON
Provisional programme (please upload) FINAL PROGRAMME KING'S LIVE 2015.pdf
Course duration 2 DAYS
CME points available (optional) 12
Course objectives LEARN THE CLASSIFICATION OF GI POLYPS AND EARLY CANCER STAGING, INCLUDING TECHNIQUES OF ENDOSCOPIC RESECTION INCLUSING EMR AND ESD. UNDERSTAND THE ROLE OF EUS IN STAGING GI NEOPLASMS. LEARN THE INDICATIONS FOR PERORAL ENDOSCOPIC MYOTOMY FOR ACHALSIA
Methods of teaching LECTURES, TUTORIALS WITH BREAK OUT SESSIONS AND LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
Target delegates ST3 AND ABOVE, CONSULTANTS, ASSOCIATE SPECIALITIES AND STAFF GRADE
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios AS LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS AND LECTURES, IN 2014 20 FACULTY FOR 160 DELEGATES - 8 TO 1
Level of experience of faculty members PROFESSOR OF SURGERY AND GASTROENTEROLOGY
CONSULTANT SURGEONS AND CONSULTANT GASTROENTEROLOGISTS
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate 300 FOR CONSULTANTS, 200 FOR TRAINEES
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI 10%
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Advanced Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgery Course
October 19th to October 20th, 2015

Advanced Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgery Course

Torbay Hospital, Devon

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Course Approved by ALSGBI
AUGIS Trainee Masterclass in Upper GI, HPB and Bariatric Surgery
October 1st to October 2nd, 2015

Question Answer
Registration Click here
Title of Course AUGIS Trainee Masterclass in Upper GI, HPB and Bariatric Surgery
Dates 1st and 2nd October 2015
Location Park Plaza Hotel, Nottingham
Provisional programme Click here
Course duration 2 days
Target delegates Trainees and newly qualified consultants
Faculty Includes leading UK experts including past and present from the AUGIS Council
Cost of course per delegate £100, to include overnight accommodation and course dinner
Promotion of ALSGBI? Yes


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic Colorectal Cadaveric Surgery Course
July 9th to July 10th, 2015

Question Answer
Contact Name Louise Sore
Contact Email louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Title of Course Laparoscopic Colorectal Cadaveric Surgery Course
Dates 9-10 July 2015
Location (where known) Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Provisional programme (please upload) Programme.doc
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional) YES
Course objectives This two day intensive course of lectures, debate, exchange and practicals sessions is designed to improve the understanding and practice of laparoscopic colorectal surgery through didactic lectures and hands on cadaveric training experience.  This course is conducted by a faculty of experienced surgeons. The course is suitable for consultants and senior trainees aiming to develop a Laparoscopic Colorectal practice.
Methods of teaching Didactic and cadaveric lab workshops
Target delegates ST5-ST8/Consultants
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios 6 faculty to 8 delegates
Level of experience of faculty members All experienced consultants
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate £1100
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI Not applicable


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Barnsley Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course
May 21st to May 22nd, 2015

Question Answer
Contact Name Louise Pemberton
Contact Email louisepemberton@nhs.net
Title of Course Barnsley Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course
Dates 21st and 22nd May 2015
Location (where known) Barnsley NHS FT
Provisional programme (please upload)  
Course duration 1.5 days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Learn the Knowledge of surgical anatomy of extra hepatic  biliary tract emphasizing on the safety of the procedure.
Methods of teaching Theory / Classroom - Simulation and hands on Theatre
Target delegates CT 1-2 St3+ and SAS Drs
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios 1:1.5
Level of experience of faculty members  
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate £300
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI 5%
Promotion of ALSGBI? Yes


Course Approved by ALSGBI
One Day course on Minimally Invasive Gastrectomy
March 20th, 2015

Location UMC Utrecht
Contact Name Department of Surgery, UMC Utrecht
Contact Details r.liesdek@umcutrecht.nl
Course duration One Day
Course objectives Introduction to minimally invasive gastrectomy, showing the vast possibilities as well as potential pitfalls
Methods of teaching Didactic teaching in the morning and hands on teaching using cadaveric and custom made models in the afternoon.
Target delegates Surgeons and OR nurses.
Cost of course per delegate €175 surgeons, €50 OR nurses

For more information and a flyer, click here


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic TME
March 2nd, 2015

Contact Name Louise Sore
Contact Email louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Title of Course Laparoscopic TME
Dates 2 March 2015
Location (where known) Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Provisional programme (please upload) TME Prog2March 2015.doc
Course duration 1 day
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives This one day intensive course of lectures, debate, exchange and practicals sessions is designed to improve the understanding and practice of TME laparoscopic surgery through didactic lectures and hands on cadaveric training experience.  This course is conducted by a faculty of experienced surgeons
Methods of teaching Wet lab. lectures
Target delegates ST5-ST8
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios 6 faculty and 8 delegates
Level of experience of faculty members Consultant
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate £595
Discounts for ALSGBI members? No discount
Promotion of ALSGBI? Yes
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
6th MATTU Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Symposium
December 8th to December 12th, 2014

Click here to download the programme.

Course Fees
Consultants:           1 day £350, 3 days £950
Registrars:             1 day £275, 3 days £750
Dieticians, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Theatre Personnel: 1 day £75
 
Registration
To register please contact Alison Snook or Agnes Solska at MATTU
Tel: +44 (0) 1483 688691
 Fax: +44 (0) 1483 688633
e-mail: alisons@mattu.org.uk or a.solska@surrey.ac.uk
 
A limited number of supported places are also available through the generous support of Ethicon Endosurgery (Johnson & Johnson Medical Limited)
The Symposium is also kindly sponsored by Aquilant Interventional (Aquilant Services Limited).
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Essential Surgical and Laparoscopic Skills for Medical Students and FY1s (Approved by the Royal College of Surgeons)
December 4th, 2014

Location (where known) The ICENI Centre, Colchester
Provisional programme (please upload) Course Timetable.docx
Course duration Half day (12:00 - 18:00)
Course objectives Be able to tie a surgical knot; Be able to perform simple suturing; Be able to effectively hold a laparoscope; Understand the difficulties of hand eye coordination in laparoscopic surgery
Methods of teaching Practical workshops with a mix of open and laparoscopic surgical skills training. All students perform each task individually and are directly appraised by faculty.
Target delegates Medical students and FY1s
Level of experience of faculty members The faculty have a mixed range of training experience, from very senior consultant surgeons to FY2 and CT Trainees who perform these practical procedures regularly in the course of their work.
Cost of course per delegate £35


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
November 5th, 2014

Location (where known) The ICENI Centre/Colchester Hospital
Provisional programme (please upload) Draft Hernia Course Programme 2014.doc
Course duration One Day
Course objectives Understand the anatomy of inguinal hernia and the differences in the anatomical approach for TAPP and TEPP; Begin to perform the technical skills of laparoscopic hernia surgery in a simulation models
Methods of teaching Live operative demonstration of both TAPP and TEPP and the repair of midline incisional hernias with hands on practice using fresh tissue
Target delegates Senior General Surgical Trainees and Consultants with experience in laparoscopic surgery
Level of experience of faculty members Consultant
Cost of course per delegate £385


Course Approved by ALSGBI
LIGHT Hernia Course
May 19th to October 30th, 2014

8 delegate places available.
Block 1 starting 19th May 2014
Block 2 starting 13th October 2014

Closing date for applications is 10 weeks prior to the course date.

The STEPS (Seeing, Training, Enhancing, Perfecting, Solo) LIGHT Course, established by ETHICON Products offers training in Laparoscopic Hernia surgery over 3 days split between various training centres in the UK.

PDF - For more information, click here to download the course flyer


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery (Approved by the Royal College of Surgeons)
October 1st to October 3rd, 2014

Location The ICENI Centre, Colchester
Course duration Three Days
Course objectives This three-day course is designed to provide surgical trainees with the technical skills required to perform the most common laparoscopic general surgical operations: cholecystectomy, appendectomy and repair of a perforated duodenal ulcer. The emphasis is on practical exercises using bench-top models.
Methods of teaching Combination of practicals, lectures and videos
Target delegates CT1-2 and ST3-4
Level of experience of faculty members Consultant
Cost of course per delegate £885


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Barnsley hands-on Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course
June 20th, 2014

Location Learning and Development, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Education Centre, Gawber Road, Barnsley, S75 2EP
Contact Name Louise Pemberton
Contact Details louisepemberton@nhs.net
Provisional programme Agenda.doc
Course duration One Day
Course objectives A 1 day hands-on course providing both laboratory based simulation practice on plastic and porcine animal models of gallbladders; as well as hands-on operating on patients. The course is primarily aimed at surgical trainees (ST3 and above, SAS grade) with some prior experience of laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery, core surgical trainees are welcome as observers and are thought the laparoscopic technique on box trainers. On this course, safe laparoscopic cholecystectomy techniques; common pitfalls; tips and tricks; difficult situations are discussed in a case-based manner and communication between team members are covered by a team of enthusiastic consultant surgeons.
Methods of teaching Short lectures, box-trainer simulation practice with both plastic gallbladder models and porcine animal tissue models; followed by live operating on patients under consultant supervision
Target delegates ST3 and above, SAS Doctors, core surgical trainees as observers with oppurtunity to practice on box trainers, scrub nurses
Level of experience of faculty members Experienced Upper GI / General Surgeons and Senior Registrars
Cost of course per delegate £250
Discounts for ALSGBI members? 10%


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Bile Duct & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
June 18th, 2014

Location (where known) The ICENI Centre, Colchester
Provisional programme (please upload) Bile Duct and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Agenda 18 06 2014.docx
Course duration One Day
Course objectives Preoperative patient selection for anticipated bile duct exploration and medico-legal aspects of informed consent; Understand the relative roles of ERCP and bile duct exploration; Understand anatomical variation in the biliary tree which may lead to pitfalls in cholecystectomy; Safe operative strategies to avoid injury to the common bile duct; Revision of radiological safety in the context of cholangiography; Learning safe operative techniques in bile duct exploration utilising the flexible choledochoscope; Understanding mechanisms of bile duct injury and safe surgical strategies to recover from these
Methods of teaching Combination of lectures, practicals and live surgery
Target delegates ST4-6 with evidence of laparoscopic experience/Consultant surgeons
Level of experience of faculty members Consultant
Cost of course per delegate £385
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI None
Promotion of ALSGBI? Yes


Course Approved by ALSGBI
SORTED Bariatric course, Surgery for Obesity – Registrar Training and Educational Development)
April 29th to June 13th, 2014

Module One – 29th & 30th April 2014
Module Two – 12th & 13th May 2014
Module Three – 13th June 2014

** Closing date for applications Monday 3rd February 2014 **
Notification to be made w/c Monday 17th February 2014

Applications to be made on:
http://www.agoralive.com/EthiconProducts/SORTED2014

PDF -For more information, click here to download the course flyer


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic Biliary Ultrasound & Bile Duct Exploration
March 11th, 2014

Provisional programme (please upload) Timetable 11th March - Draft.pdf
Course duration 1 day
CME points available (optional) 5.5
Course objectives Interactive seminars covering the benefits of laparoscopic ultrasound for cholecystectomy • Debate with the expert panel covering the techniques for laparoscopic management of biliary calculi • Demonstrations of expert technique with edited surgical video • Interpretation of laparoscopic ultrasound images of biliary anatomy • Hands-on experience with laparoscopic ultrasound, flexible choledochoscopes and related instrumentation
Methods of teaching This one day masterclass will combine expert seminars and discussion with simulation activities and practical demonstrations of laparoscopic ultrasound.
Target delegates consultant general surgeons and senior trainees who routinely perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy, together with other members of the theatre team.
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios Mr Ian Finlay FRCS, Truro • Mr Ashraf Rasheed FRCS, Newport • Mr Tim John FRCS, Basingstoke • Mr Hamish Noble FRCS, Taunton
Cost of course per delegate Consultants: £250 Trainees: £225 Theatre Practitioners: £75
Discounts for ALSGBI members? 5%