ESU/ESUT Hands-on Training Courses

ESUT16 featured the following Hands-on Training Courses:

ESU/ESUT Hands-on training in Laparoscopic Suturing (Anastomosis)

The aim of this advanced laparoscopic suturing course is to develop skill and knowledge about laparoscopic suturing. Supported by experienced laparoscopist and state of the art Laparoscopic technology, you can improve your suturing skills, shorten your learning curve with the help of HD vision and practice an anastomosis.

Aims and objectives

  • Improving you skills and knowledge in laparoscopic suturing;
  • Improve your suturing skills for an Anastomosis.

Target audience: Urologists with an intermediate level  in laparoscopy.


ESU/ESUT Hands-on training in Basic Laparoscopy

In this course basic laparoscopic and suturing skills can be learned and trained. Psychomotor skills such as depth perception and bimanual dexterity are trained by the validated exercises of the European Basic Laparoscopic Urological Skills (E-BLUS) training programme. Experienced laparoscopist-tutors will guide you to master such basic laparoscopy skills as instrument handling, pattern cutting and intracorporal suturing. This course can be used as an additional training to prepare for the E-BLUS examination. Finally, all remaining questions can be answered and discussed with all tutors including the demonstration of tips and tricks.

Aims and objectives

  • You will improve your laparoscopic skills such as depth perception and bimanual dexterity

Target audience: Urologists with a basic level in laparoscopy


E-BLUS

The European training in basic laparoscopic urological skills (E-BLUS) is a programme offered to residents and urologists who want to improve the basic skills in laparoscopy. It is a unique opportunity to train with international experts in laparoscopy. The E-BLUS programme includes:

  • Hands-on Training (HOT) courses of different levels carried out under the guidance of experienced tutors
  • A set of training-box exercises developed and validated by the Dutch project Training in Urology (TiU) to train basic skills needed in urological laparoscopy
  • E-BLUS examination and certification
  • An online theoretical course

Target audience: Urologists with an advanced level in laparoscopy.

To prepare for the E-BLUS examination please review the online laparoscopic exercises.


ESU/ESUT Hands-on training Greenlight Laser Vaporization

The European School of Urology (ESU) and the European Section of Uro-Technology (ESUT) offer an intensive Hands-on Training course with different models focussing on the endoscopic management of LUTS. The delegates will be taken through a sequential programme of GreenLight-Laser vaporisation using virtual reality models. A video demonstrating the different steps and tasks of the procedures will be presented and afterwards the delegates will be instructed according to their level of experience in small teams at the models. Finally, all remaining questions can be answered and discussed with all tutors including the demonstration of tips and tricks.

Aims and objectives

  • The participants will be able to interact with tutors and gain valuable insights into the tips and tricks of GreenLight-Laser vaporisation

Target audience: Beneficial for novice and experienced surgeons wishing to learn the procedure of GreenLight-laservaporisation.


ESU/ESUT/EULIS Hands-on training in Ureterorenoscopy

Ureteroscopy is an essential tool in the management of stone disease for all Endourologists. This course will provide Hands-on Training with tutor guided practical tips and tricks of doing ureteroscopy. Participants will get a chance to perform Semirigid and Flexible ureteroscopy in the models with a chance to navigate the pelvicalyceal system, stone manipulation and extraction.

Aims and objectives

  • At the end of the course, the participants will be able to perform rigid and flexible ureteroscopy in the models
  • The participants will be able to interact with tutors and gain valuable insights into the tips and tricks of basic and advanced ureteroscopy

 

ESU/ESUT Hands-on Training in Transurethral therapy of LUTS – Bipolar TURP

The European School of Urology (ESU) and the EAU Section of Uro-Technology (ESUT) offer an intensive Hands-on Training course with different models focussing on the endoscopic management of LUTS. The delegates will be taken through a sequential programme of Bipolar TURP using normal endoscopic instruments in different models. A video demonstrating the different steps and tasks of the procedures will be presented and afterwards the delegates will be instructed according to their level of experience in small teams at the models. Finally, all remaining questions can be answered and discussed with all tutors including the demonstration of tips and tricks.

Aims and objectives

  • The participants will be able to interact with tutors and gain valuable insights into the tips and tricks of Bipolar TURP

Target audience: Beneficial for novice and experienced surgeons wishing to learn the more about the procedure

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