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GIR: Introduction to Ear Care and Micro-suctioning (12 & 13 Sept 2014)

Course Organisers: Ghada Al-Malky, Simon Gane & Mary Kelly

This two-day course is designed to cover many aspects of aural care including theoretical knowledge and practical training in wax removal by micro-suctioning. It is designed to introduce practitioners with limited experience in aural care but who are interested in widening their scope of practice.

  • £365 earlybird rate if booked by 18 July 2014
  • £395 otherwise

Joint GIR/Newcastle: Course for the Intercollegiate FRCS Examination in Otolaryngology (17 - 19 Sept 2014)

Course Organiser: P Andrews

Faculty: Mr P Andrews, Prof S Saeed, Prof V Lund, Mr M Bailey, Mr C Jefson, Mr R Hewitt, Mr F Vaz

This three-day course was revamped in 2010. The course, for candidates about to sit the Intercollegiate FRCS examination, covers a number of hot topics within ENT and science tips and tricks. The programme will be confirmed by early June so please check back then for more information.

  • £500 earlybird fee if booked by 23/07/2014)
  • £555 otherwise
  • This course now includes lunch

GIR: Nose Week: The Rhinoplasty & Facial Plastics Course (29th - 30th Sep 2014)

Course Director: P Andrews

The Rhinoplasty & Facial Plastics Course is back for 2014 condensed into a two day slot with fantastic focus on enhancing practical skills.

  • £350 (without dissection) 
  • Add £595 for Rhinoplasty Dissection (Bookings for dissection places must be made before 23rd July 2014)
  • EAFPS members entitled to 10% discount

GIR: Nose Week: An Endoscopic Approach to Rhinosinusitis (1 - 4 Oct 2014)

Course organiser: Professor V Lund

Guest of honour: H Stammberger

Faculty: D Roberts, L Badia, T Beale & H Kariyawasam

The course covers all aspects of rhinosinusitis, advanced approaches to the frontal sinus including balloon sinuplasty, extended endoscopic surgery of the skull base and orbit and the use of computer assisted surgery from a very experienced faculty using hands-on anatomy dissectionwith powered instrumentation, anatomical demonstrations, live operating, lectures and discussion.

  • £475 without dissection
  • A limited number of dissection places are available for an additional £370
  • ERS Members entitled to 10% discount

GIR: Practical Revision Course for the DO-HNS (12 - 13 Nov 2014)

Course Organisers: P Andrews

A two-day, full-time course to prepare candidates for the DO-HNS (Part II: OSCE) of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

NB: Candidates who have passed the written parts of the MRCS who go on to pass the DO-HNS exam become Members of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)

GIR: Advances in the Medical and Surgical Management of Snoring & OSA (19 Nov 2014)

Course Organisers: B Kotecha & N Tolley

A one day course for suitable for physicians, surgeons and allied professionals that manage patients with snoring and OSA.

  • £245 earlybird fee if booked by 24th September 2014
  • £295 otherwise
  • £195 discounted rate available for all UK SpRs

GIR: A Practical Approach to Airway Management (21 Nov 2014)

**Places are only available on this course for a limited time. In order to secure a place we must receive your booking 31st October 2014**

Course Organisers: P Kothari & A Singh

Faculty: C Ferguson, G Sandhu & K Ghafoor

All you need to know about the practical aspects of adult and paediatric airway management. Practical course in anaesthetic and surgical techniques for securing an airway. Hands-on teaching on animal models to include bronchoscopy, cricothyroidectomy, percutaneous tracheostomy, open tracheostomy, instruction on jet ventilation, management of difficult intubations.

  • £395 earlybird if booked by 26th September 2014
  • £495 full price (all bookings must be made by 31st October 2014)

GIR: Foundations of Otologic Surgery (1 & 2 Dec 2014)

Course organiser: J Lavy

Faculty: P Axon, T Beale, R Irving, S Saeed & P Valentine

This two day course aims to immerse participants in the art and practice of otologic surgery. Whilst a temporal bone course is essential to grasp the complex anatomy of this challenging area, this course aims to take the next step and provide a thorough grounding in all aspects of ear surgery. The course aims to be as interactive as possible and will contain edited operative videos as well as round table sessions on all the common ear procedures. Starting with soft tissue approaches and working through grafts, flaps and bone work we also will cover radiology and decision making. This course is a must for anyone considering doing ear surgery.

  • £395 early bird available until Oct 6th 2014 (otherwise £495)

GIR: Presentation Skills for Medics (23 Mar 2015)

Course organiser: S Gane

Faculty: M Rollin & P Radford

Everyone has yawned their way through countless tedious lectures and presentations on the way to becoming a doctor. This course, new to UCL Ear Institute following a very successful pilot last year, is designed to put a stop to that.

Come to a brilliant one-day presentation skills course in glamorous King's Cross where a group of prize-winning presenters will make sure you never bore an audience again.

  • *£69 early bird available until 26th Jan 2015 (otherwise £85)

Masterclass: Advances in Auditory Implants (Date TBC)

Course Organiser: Prof Shakeel Saeed & Dr Debi Vickers

The course is designed for all those currently involved in cochlear implants, at all levels and in all disciplines, and also for those interested in the field who simply want to learn more about it.

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