BSGE/ ETHICON LAPAROSCOPIC GYNAECOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR ST5+

LAPAROSCOPIC GYNAECOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM 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 enhance the skills of a laparoscopic surgeon, including knowledge to perform a TLH and set up a laparoscopic service. The Training programme is split over 5 days with training events at the MATTU Guildford, NSTC Newcastle, JJI in Hamburg and a faculty hospital. This program will also award CPD points.

Module One – DRY LAB SKILLS MASTERCLASS – MATTU, GUILDFORD
3rd – 4th March
Duration: 2 days
Key agenda items and skills training: skills workshops focusing on suturing techniques and
interactive lectures covering the TLH procedure steps, complication management and clinical
topics.

Module Two – CADAVER SKILLS MASTERCLASS – NSTC, NEWCASTLE
17th June
Duration: 1 day
Key agenda items and skills training: laparoscopic training on Cadaveric models to
enhance anatomy knowledge, laparoscopic suturing and energy device skills.

Module Three – WETLAB SKILLS MASTERCLASS – JJI, HAMBURG
15th September
Duration: 1 day
Key agenda items and skills training: perform a variety of laparoscopic procedures under
close supervision with WetLab models to advance skills and bleed management techniques.

Module Four – IN HOSPITAL PRECEPTORSHIP – Venues and Dates TBC
Duration: 1 day
Key agenda items and skills training: live case observation in a faculty hospital includes case discussion and operating theatre set-up. Interactive presentations on “life as a consultant” and setting up a laparoscopic service. Smaller group size for a more bespoke experience.

Please note, you must also be willing to commit to pre-module preparation and post-module
follow up to enhance the learning experience. This will take the form of online modules, short
presentations and webinars/podcasts.

Application
Please note, this programme is for fully paid trainee members of the BSGE. Applicants must commit to the complete program – study leave in principle must be approved for all dates.

Please send all applications through to hcutting@its.jnj.com by 10th January 2020.

Successful candidates will be notified 17th January.

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

You can download training programme flyer here.

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. Travel will be booked by Ethicon in accordance with compliance and budget guidelines and
appropriate timescales.

Any queries please contact Hannah Cutting, Professional Education Manager, Ethicon:
hcutting@its.jnj.com or 07917 650020.

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.

Closing date for registration is 10th January 2020.

Successful delegates will be notified on 17th January 2020.

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