Course Details

Course:Watanabe Practical Shoulder Arthroscopy Course - Diagnostic and Therapeutic
Date:11 November 2019
Course convened by:Philip Ahrens - The Royal Free Hospital
Details:The Watanabe Club is an informal non-affiliated group of dedicated shoulder arthroscopists who are committed to developing training in shoulder arthroscopy in the UK. Delegates will gain hands-on experience in practical techniques using models and wet lab training, and are encouraged to bring case studies on disc for discussion. The high proportion of faculty members to delegates (1:2) will ensure direct supervision and interaction. Both courses will involve lectures, models and wet lab work. 

The Diagnostic and Therapeutic course includes detailed information on the principles and philosophy of shoulder arthroscopy, which will be of particular value to those surgeons and trainees undertaking shoulder arthroscopy for the first time. 

Places are limited so early registration is encouraged. Please note the course fee includes course material. It is your responsibility to cover your own travel or accommodation.
Venue:Expert Connect Centre, Croxley Park, Watford
Agenda:Monday, 11 November 2019
08:00 Individual arrivals & Registration
08:45 Introduction / Watanabe Club Philip Ahrens
09:00 Theatre Set up and Equipment 
09:15 Diagnostic routine, Arthroscopic anatomy and Normal variants 
09:35 Tea/Coffee Break
09:50 Practical 1: Lab Session - Stacks and troubleshooting  (cameras, scopes, shaver, RF) 
10:10 Practical 2: Lab session - Diagnostic routine All Faculty
12:00 Lunch
12:45 Glenohumeral joint surgery 
13:00 Subacromial surgery 
13:15 Practical 3: Lab session - AC Joint Excision, Biceps Tenotomy                  All Faculty 
16:00 Quiz & Prize
17:00 Course Finishes & Individual departures
Invited Faculty:Will Rudge – Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Iain Packham – North Bristol NHS Trust Livia Di Masco – Royal London Hospital Hagen Jahnich – Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust Joideep Phadnis – Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Andrew Chambler – Circle Bath Hospital Nick Phillips – Wythenshawe Hospital Andy Murphy – University Hospitals Plymouth Addie Majed – Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Andrew White – Peterborough City Hospital Cameron Hatrick – Royal Sussex County Hospital Hagen Jahnich – Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust


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