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Emergency Head and Neck Surgery Cadaver Course

ENT Surgery
Wed, 04 Oct 2017
Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC) - Thomson Building, University of Glasgow

This is an advanced ENT emergency dissection course using fresh frozen cadaveric specimens  The course aims to give hands-on refresher training for consultants and senior trainees in ENT emergencies that occur in areas outside their sub-speciality.  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 abcess
  • Lateral canthotomy
  • Frontal sinus trephining

Module 2 - Head and Neck

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

Module 3 - Otology

  • Cortical mastoidectomy

Course Director:  Mr Arunachalam Iyer, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Monklands Hospital


Upcoming Dates

     4th October 2017    Book Now

The fees for this event are:


RCPSG Fellow/Member Fee:  £325

Full Fee:  £375

The closing date for this course is Wednesday 6th September 2017.

Numbers are limited to 10 delegate places.


All Dates

  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017


  • Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre
  • Glasgow University
  • Thomson Building
  • University Avenue
  • G12 8QQ


The Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre was established through the generous support of the William and Elizabeth Davies Charitable Foundation. It is a state of the art facility that aims to raise clinical standards, anatomical knowledge and surgical skills through the provision of world class education and training.