STEPS LAPAROSCOPIC COLORECTAL COURSES FOR SPECIALIST REGISTRARS (ST7-8)
*APPLICATIONS FOR THIS HAVE NOW CLOSED*
The STEPS Laparoscopic Colorectal Foundation Course, established by ETHICON in partnership with The ICENI Centre in Colchester, offers a foundation of training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery over five days, split between Colchester & JJI, Hamburg. This program will also award CPD points.
Module One – DRY LAB SKILLS MASTERCLASS – ICENI, COLCHESTER
8th – 9th June
Duration: 2 days
Key agenda items and skills training: skills workshops, live surgery demonstration and interactive lectures focusing on anatomical considerations for right hemi colectomy, a step-wise approach to performing this operation laparoscopically, laparoscopic suturing techniques and operating theatre set-up for safe practice. Delegates will carry out dissection on synthetic models and animal tissue in our skills laboratory and gain an understanding of procedural complications.
Module Two – WETLAB SKILLS MASTERCLASS – JJI, HAMBURG 27th – 29th July
Duration: 3 days
Key agenda items and skills training: perform a variety of laparoscopic procedures under close supervision with cadavers andWetLab models to advance suturing and energy device skills and bleed management techniques. Interactive lectures and presentations on specialist colorectal topics with an emphasis on non-technical skills and compiling a skill set for taking up consultant practice. This comprehensive package ties together the learning for all modules.
Please send all applications through to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st January 2020. Successful candidates will be notified 14th February 2020. Applicants must commit to the complete program – study leave in principle must be approved for all dates.
In order for your application to be considered you must provide us with the following:
• A covering letter stating why you should be considered for the course (1000 words max)
• Your current detailed CV
• A letter of recommendation from your current supervisor