Emergency Head and Neck Surgery Cadaver Course

Event Location
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Event Dates
09 Oct 2019 - 09 Oct 2019

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The course gives hands-on refresher training for consultants and senior trainees in ENT emergencies that occur in areas outside their sub-specialty using fresh frozen cadavers. Non-consultant career grade doctors might also wish to register.

The course will be modular covering the specific procedures noted below. Participants would be expected to cover 2 modules or all 3 if time permits.

Delegate/cadaver ratio will be 2:1

Module 1 – Rhinology

  • SPA ligation
  • Anterior ethmoid artery ligation
  • Drainage of peri-orbital abscess
  • Lateral canthotomy
  • Frontal sinus trephining

Module 2 – Head and Neck

  • Neck exploration targetting IJV, carotid artery, parapharyngeal/neck abcess drainage
  • Tracheostomy/cricothyrotomy

Module 3 – Otology

  • Cortical mastoidectomy