Rhinoplasty and Septoplasty Skills Course

Event Location
Cuschieri Skills Centre, Ninewells Hospital

Event Dates
27 Apr 2015 - 27 Apr 2015

Event Website

Event Cost


(for SpR years 3-6)
Septal cartilage flip

This one-day course held in the Cuschieri Skills Centre, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee provides, to a maximum of 5 ENT surgical trainees, involves a competency based approach to septoplasty and rhinoplasty techniques.  Each candidate will be given an individual cadaver based work station. A series of structured exercises have been devised so that trainees can complete a variety septorhinoplasty simulations covering the following

  • Mid columella and hemitranfixion incisions
  • Septoplasty
  • Hump reduction and osteotomies
  • Tip sculpturing and basic tip suturing
  • Spreader graft
  • Dorsal graft
  • Columella strut


The course provides:
  • instruction in the use of instrumentation
  • “hands on” practical anatomical and surgical skills experience using cadavers
  • personal tuition from experienced otolaryngologists
  • evidence of skills training and competency
  • progress feedback incorporated into RITAs.

Course Fee

£150 for Scottish based attendees / £250 for attendees based out with Scotland

NHS Education for cotland (NES)