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 ESI in Hamburg as well as a day in a UK centre observing a faculty member.
LIVE SURGERY MASTERCLASS – MATTU
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.
Group 1 – 12th & 13th April 2018 | Group 2 – 24th & 25th May 2018
SKILLS TRAINING (CADAVER LAB) – NSTC, NEWCASTLE
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.
Group 1 – 21st June 2018 | Group 2 – 22nd June 2018
SKILLS TRAINING (WET AND DRY LAB) – ESI, HAMBURG
The next two-day course is held at the European Surgical 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.
Group 1 – 11th & 12th September 2018 | Group 2 – 19th & 20th September 2018
Andrew Kent – Royal Surrey
Adam Moors – Southampton
Sameer Umranikar – Southampton
Chris Lee – Orpington
Fevzi Shakir – Royal Free
Tony Chalhoub – RVI
Sanjay Vyas – Bristol
Maria Kyrgiou – Imperial
This laparoscopic Gynaecology programme will be for 24 BSGE Trainees based in UK and EIRE, selected by Ethicon and a committee of BSGE members. Two programs will run throughout the year, each with 12 delegates.
All flights, meals during the course and accommodation will be sponsored by Ethicon.
Any queries please contact Vikki Gibbs, Professional Education Manager, Ethicon. Vgibbs1@its.jnj.com or 07824 626 452
Please note, this programme is for fully paid trainee member of the BSGE based in UK and EIRE.
Please complete online application form, submit PDF copies of your CV (two pages only) and a letter of recommendation from your mentor plus supporting statement stating why you should be considered for this training programme (1000 words maximum).
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 2018.
You can download training programme flyer here.
Closing date for registration is Friday, 12 January 2018.
Successful delegates will be notified on Friday, 26 January 2018.
APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED.