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Trent Simulation & Clinical Skills Centre at QMC
All Day
19th - 20th September - 13th QMC Craniotomy Simulator Course with ROWENA Aimed at neurosurgical trainees & neurosurgical nurses The course is very ‘hands on’ with lots of ‘operating’. In addition to basic positioning and approaches, we cover a variety of different flaps, burr hole procedures, ICP monitoring, Stealth image guidance system, basic endoscopy, and some paediatric approaches using ‘paediatric Rowena’.

This is a case-based acute neuroradiology course. The most frequently encountered out of hours CT examination is acute CT Head and therefore the course will have an on neuroradiological diagnosis based on CT head interpretation with additional MR follow up where relevant. It is aimed at Neuroscience speciality registrars, General radiologists and senior radiology trainees, DGH radiologists, Consultant emergency physicians Venue - Central London - TBC

20-24 October 2019 47th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery Main topics: The development of foetal surgery, introduction of molecular biology to diagnosis and treatment inneuro-oncology, advances in paediatric complex spine, novel craniofacial techniques, epilepsy and better trauma care Aimed at: Pediatric Neurosurgeons

The International Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN) seeks to promote the health of children throughout the world by encouraging the ethical transmission and exchange of neuroscientific information and techniques related to Pediatric Neurosurgery. Venue: ICC Birmingham, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA, UK

The London Neuromonitoring and Mapping International Course is a two-day course. It provides the attendees with a unique approach whereby both the neurophysiologist and the neurosurgeon deliver the teaching side-by-side giving a realistic environment and extensive knowledge into the daily workings of the operating theatre. 16 Devonshire Street Boardroom The Boardroom,

This course aims to understand in great depth the anatomy of cauda equine, surgical principles to deal with this emergency, various techniques to repair csf leak and litigations involved. Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre University of Glasgow, Thomson Building, G12 8QQ

2nd SBNS Research Day 1st November 2019

All Day
The BabyMARTYN Course for clinical skills in a simulation environment in the Clinical skills room 2+3, UCH Education Centre, 1st floor West. 250 Euston Rd, London NW1 2PG Please note the change of date of this event - due to logistical reasons and popular demand

Will be tailored to the specific needs and experience of the individual trainee. Covers intracranial approaches and provides fundamental insight to very complex procedures. Focuses on enabling trainees to approach superficial and vascular and benign intracranial lesions in proximity to the cranial vault or skull base. ST3-ST8 trainees Venue:The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW

7-8 November 2019 - THE BRITISH NEUROSURGICAL RESEARCH GROUP MEETING 2019 We would like to invite you to the 2019 annual meeting of the British Neurosurgical Research Group (BNRG), which will be jointly hosted by the Academic Committee of the SBNS and the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Edinburgh. The BNRG are a group of clinicians, scientists, nurses and health-care professionals who are interested in all aspects of neurosurgical research. The BNRG has historically been a forum for the presentation and discussion of ‘in-progress’ investigations and new study concepts. This year we have amended the date of the meeting so trainees wishing to apply for fellowships can present their proposed studies for discussion and feedback. We will also be including a trials update session and a sandpit session designed to discuss and prioritise pre-determined future research proposals.

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Last Updated: 16 September 2019

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