Specialty Skills in Breast Surgery (Level 1): Principles in post mastectomy breast reconstruction, Specialty skills on implant based breast reconstruction
Start Date: 04/10/2021
End Date: 05/10/2021
Venue: Vesalius Clinical Training Unit Centre for Applied Anatomy, Bristol
Duration: 2 days
This cadaveric & skills based course is aimed at breast and plastic surgery trainees (ST3-5) as well as associate specialists, trust surgeons, breast care nurses and reconstruction nurses wishing to develop an interest in reconstructive breast surgery.
This is an excellent introduction to the basic concepts and principles of immediate and delayed reconstructive breast surgery. This includes essential issues around patient selection, informed consent, psychological evaluation and research. It provides in depth teaching and demonstration of current techniques in implant based reconstruction with the opportunity of cadaveric dissection in the simulated skills laboratory.
Date: 4 - 5 October 2021
The course will be held at the Vesalius Clinical Training Unit Centre for Applied Anatomy, Southwell Street, Bristol, BS2 8EJ
Delegates must arrange their own accommodation. There is a wide range of hotels in the vicinity of the course venue.
For further information please contact us on 020 7869 6853 or 6855.
Richard is Consultant Surgeon specialising in breast surgery; in particular in oncoplastic, reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery. He primarily works at the Royal United Hospital in Bath and was appointed in 2003. He has developed a comprehensive service for oncoplastic and breast reconstructive surgery
He qualified from St Bartholomew’s medical school in London in 1990 and undertook the majority of his surgical training in London. He was inspired to specialise in reconstructive breast surgery whilst working at Royal Marsden hospital. Further training in reconstructive breast surgery was undertaken at the Royal Adelaide hospital in South Australia and at one of the UK’s premier plastic surgical units in Broomfield hospital, Chelmsford.
Lisa is Consultant Surgeon specialising in oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery. She has been a Consultant at The Rotherham Foundation NHS Trust since 2017. She qualified from Leicester medical school in 1992 and undertook most of her surgical training in South Yorkshire as a Clinical lecturer. Her training highlights include: Anatomy Demonstrator at UMDS London under the mentorship and supervision of Professor Harold Ellis and Barbers’ Company Professor Vishy Mahadevan MBBS PhD FRCS - where her love of teaching started; Two personal awards to conduct her research and support her training - RCS Research Fellowship and a 5-year CRUK clinical training Fellowship in Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer, TIG fellowship in Oncoplastic breast surgery in Newcastle - where she had free reign to consolidate her training and solidify her base for her consultant role. She continues to teach on ABS and university courses on breast cancer and decision making.