Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer – A Dissection Course

Event Location
Cuschieri Skills Centre, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK

Event Dates
01 Dec 2015 - 01 Dec 2015

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This Course is designed for surgical trainees who are interested in the surgical management of thyroid Cancer. The day long course will address the principles of Thyroid cancer management from a surgical perspective. The morning program will lead to candidates performing a thyroidectomy on a cadaver before progressing to central compartment clearance and lateral neck dissection in the afternoon. Specific areas to be covered include the role of nerve monitoring, parathyroid preservation / re-implantation techniques. Ten places are available and a candidate to tutor ratio of 1:2.5 will ensure a good level of supervision and ample opportunity for questions and problem solving.


This Course Provides

  • Instruction in the use of instrumentation
  • Hands on practical anatomical and surgical skills experience using cadavers
  • Personal tuition from experienced Surgeons from 3 specialties
  • Evidence of skills training and competency
  • Progress feedback incorporated into RITAs