Rhinoplasty and Septopasty Skills

Event Location
Surgical Skills Centre, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, United Kingdom

Event Dates
11 May 2021 - 11 May 2021

Event Website

Event Cost
£190 per day for Scottish based attendees due to NES funding / £375 per day for other attendees


This one-day course held in the Surgical Skills Centre, involves a competency based approach to Septoplasty and Rhinoplasty Techniques for a maximum of 10 ENT Surgical Trainees. Candidates will be working in pairs on a Thiel fixed 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
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