Description

This course will give an up-to-date perspective of the assessment and management of lower urinary tract dysfunction in women, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. Topics that will be covered include: good practice in urodynamics, purchasing and setting up equipment, interpretation of urodynamic traces, investigation in neurological and elderly patients and the role of complex urodynamics. The course will be delivered using lectures, interactive case discussion, hands-on demonstration of equipment and video demonstration. This course is recognised for the urodynamics component of the ‘Urogynaecology’ (pre 2011 syllabus) and the ‘Urogynaecology and Vaginal Surgery’ (January 2011 syllabus) Advanced Training Skills Modules (ATSMs). This course is valid for three years, and must be completed prior to completion of the practical component of the ATSMs.Why Attend?Understand why urodynamics is helpfulImprove diagnostic skillsLearn when and how to refer on for complex investigationsThis course covers the requirements for level A1 (female laboratory urodynamics) for UKCS-website UKCS.UK.netWho Should Attend?Consultants and Trainees in obstetrics and gynaecologySAS DoctorsContinence advisorsGeneral practitionersMembers of the pharmaceutical industryPhysiotherapistsSpecialist nursesLearning objectivesApply good practice guidance when performing urodynamicsAcquire knowledge of equipment and scientific principles underpinning urodynamicsUnderstand application and limitation of urodynamics in different groups of patientsAbility to interpret patterns, recognise artefacts and formulate a report at urodynamicsCourse OrganiserDr Karen Ward MRCOG, ManchesterHonorary Director of ConferencesMr Philip Toozs-Hobson FRCOG, BirminghamHonorary Deputy Director of ConferencesMr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury