BSGE/ ETHICON LAPAROSCOPIC GYNAECOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR ST5+

Overview

The Clinical Expertise Laparoscopic Gynaecology Programme, established by Ethicon in partnership with The British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, offers training designed to allow trainees to practice the skills to perform a total laparoscopic hysterectomy and the knowledge to set up a laparoscopic service and develop skills as a laparoscopic surgeon. The Training programme is split over 5 days with training events at the MATTU in Guildford; the NSTC in Newcastle and JJI in Hamburg.

Module One – LIVE SURGERY MASTERCLASS – MATTU

25th & 26th April

The first two-day course is held at the MATTU Centre in Guildford and will comprise of live surgery, a dry lab skills workshop including suturing techniques and operating theatre set-up.

Module Two – SKILLS TRAINING (CADAVER LAB) – NSTC, NEWCASTLE

13th June

This one day course will be at the NSTC in Newcastle and will comprise of a single day of anatomy and laparoscopic dissection on a cadaveric model.

Module Three – SKILLS TRAINING (WET AND DRY LAB) – JJI, HAMBURG

3/4th September

The next two-day course is held at the Johnson and Johnson Institute in Hamburg. The first day will include discussion on setting up a laparoscopic service, dry lab training including laparoscopic suturing. The second day will take place in the wet lab performing a variety of laparoscopic procedures under close supervision.

General Information

This laparoscopic Gynaecology programme will be for 12 BSGE Trainees, selected by Ethicon and a committee of BSGE members.

All flights, meals during the course and accommodation will be sponsored by Ethicon

Faculty

Andrew Kent – Royal Surrey

Adam Moors – Southampton

Sameer Umranikar – Southampton

Fevzi Shakir – Royal Free

Tony Chalhoub – RVI

Sanjay Vyas – Bristol

Any queries please contact Vikki Gibbs, Professional Education Manager, Ethicon. Vgibbs1@its.jnj.com or 07824 626452

*Agenda content & timings may be subject to change

Registration

Please note, this programme is for fully paid trainee members of the BSGE based in UK and EIRE.

Please send all applications through to vgibbs1@its.jnj.com by 11th January 2019. Successful candidates will be notified by 25th January 2019.

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
  • Your current detailed CV
  • A letter of recommendation from your current supervisor

The BSGE would like to make this programme available to as many trainees as possible. Therefore, if you have attended an Ethicon/BSGE or Olympus/BSGE ST5+ programme in the past you are not eligible to apply for this programme. Please be aware that you may only apply for one of the two ST5+ programmes on offer for 2019.

NB: If you do apply for both programmes you will be disqualified from both.

You can download training programme flyer here.

Closing date for registration is 11th January 2019.

Successful delegates will be notified on 25 January 2019.

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