National and International Teaching/Lecturing FELLOWSHIPS in Hand Surgery
Visitors/Observers/Fellows are welcome to join the practice at Circle Hospital in Bath.
These would generally be senior Trainees in Hand Surgery, but more junior trainees from the level of medical student are considered for briefer periods. Hand Therapists are also welcome to observe clinics and theatre lists.
This attachment is particularly open, and suitable, to those in the final stages of training in Hand Surgery – preference is given to those in preparation for FRCS (Plast), FRCS (Orth), or the BSSH Diploma in Hand Surgery. The period can be shared with other units in the same region, such as the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford.
Interested individuals should contact Mr Sammut for information on requirements and vacancy.
INFORMAL TUTORIALS are conducted on a regular basis for senior trainees, preparing for FRCS (Plast), FRCS (Orth) and the BSSH Diploma in Hand Surgery, outside of the Fellowship attachments. These are not listed. Nor are Departmental and regional teaching meetings.
Interested individuals should contact Mr Sammut directly.
TENDON TRANSFER IN THE HAND: CADAVERIC COURSE
Wee Lam, Hand Surgeon, Edinburgh
Caroline Leclercq, Hand Surgeon, Paris
Donald Sammut, Hand Surgeon, Bath and London
Fee for 2 day course: £650
Information and registration of interest via: firstname.lastname@example.org
Places are secured only by payment of fee.
UPPER LIMB ANATOMY DISSECTION COURSE
COVID 19 – The restrictions, self distancing and travel limitations have thrown the viability of this cadaveric course into uncertainty. The tentative plan is for this course to happen during 2021 but one is unsure whether this will be feasible. The format of the course involves groups of participants with a senior teacher around a table and cadaver limbs. For the present this would seem unlikely to happen. Please send expressions of interest which will be recorded and you will be amongst the first to be informed of developments
Two day Course of dissection performed by prosectors – Consisting of:
1. Film presentation of dissection
2. Multiple dissection sessions on fresh cadaver specimens, prosected, and demonstrated, by Hand Surgeons.
3. Surface anatomy demonstration on live model.
The course was founded by Donald Sammut and David Evans and launched at Windsor Hand Clinic,
It has been held continuously since 1996, and is currently held at the Vesalius Centre, Bristol.
Faculty Pool: David EVANS, Henk GIELE, Donald SAMMUT, Lorenzo GARAGNANI., Vikram Devaraj, Simon KAY, Carlos HERAS-PALOU, Sam GIDWANI, Wee Lam
For information: email@example.com
CME points 13
Provisional date for next Course: 10th and 11th February 2021
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please contact Donald Sammut if you wish to be placed on a waiting list and/or included in future announcements
Images from previous Course
18th January 2020
Keynote lecture: Using Art in Surgery – The Surgeon as Artist
Kings College London Surgical Society
4th-5th March 2020
Upper Limb Dissection Course
Vesalius Centre, Bristol Medical School
See detailed Flyer above
14th March 2020
Venue: Leeds General Infirmary Postgraduate Centre and Clinical Skills Education Centre
9.25 – 9.30 Opening Address
9.30 – 10.15 Keynote Speaker 1 – Mrs. Tricia Campbell (Motorsport Doctor)
10.15 – 11.00 Keynote Speaker 2 – Professor Keyoumars Ashkan (Surgery in space)
11.00 – 11.15 Coffee Break
11.15 – 12.00 Keynote Speaker 3 – Mr. Donald Sammut (Art, anatomy and Surgery)
12.00 – 12.15 Coffee Break
12.15 – 13.00 Keynote Speaker 3 – Mr. Donald Sammut (Reanimating Leprosy Hands in Nepal)
13.00 – 13.45 Lunch, Refreshments and Networking
13.45 – 14.20 Workshop 1
14.20 – 14.55 Workshop 2
14.55 – 15.30 Workshop 3
15.40 – 16.00 Prizes and Closing Address
1st April 2020; 6.00-7.00 pm
ublic Lecture: Biomechanics of The Hand;
Anatomy, Pathology, Reconstruction
How does the hand dialogue with the world?
How does its anatomy enable it to achieve what it does?
How do the thumb and digits interact with each other?
How is function affected when the hand is paralysed or Injured?
What are the principles of Restoration of Function?
Bridgwater Community Hospital
Bower Lane, Bridgwater TA6 4GU
To attend: Please contact: Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org
Free parking available at front of hospital
Bridgwater Community Hospital
4th May 2020
Pulvertaft Webinar Tutorial: Biomechanics of the intrinsics
11th May 2020
Pulvertaft Webinar Tutorial: Tendon Transfers for Median and Ulnar Paralysis
17th June 2020
PLASTA Webinar on ‘Dissection of the hand’
Film of Dissection of the Hand and Wrist with live commentary
8th July 2020
Webinar to General Practitioners and Hand Therapists
OneWelbeck Orthopaedics: ‘Common Hand Conditions presenting in General Practice’
17th July 2020
Webinar Tutorial to East of England FRCS (Plast) Training
‘Examination of the Hand and Common presentations’
Preparation for the FRCS (Plast)
Meeting ID: 588 976 0937
26th -27th June 2020
Instructional Tutorials on the Intrinsic M uscles of the hand
BSSH Instructional Course, Manchester
Series 8.2 (Tendons: Extensor and Flexor)
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