Six top surgical events for your 2018 diary
If you are looking to improve your surgical knowledge in 2018 or to network with the general and specialist surgical community, then there are a host of exhibitions, courses and seminars that you can take advantage of throughout the year.
Here is a snapshot of just six UK surgical events that you might want to pop in your diary:
Common Elective and Acute Problems in the General Surgery of Childhood 2018
22nd February 2018, St Edmund Hall, Oxford
The British Association of Paediatric Surgeons will be running this course, which is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required for the delivery of a high quality and safe practice as a District General Hospital surgeon with a sub-specialty interest in the general surgery of children. In addition, the course will cover an introduction to networks in General Paediatric Surgery, the role of BAPS and a discussion of specific operative techniques.
The 2nd UK HPB Robotic Surgery Conference and Hands on Dissection Course
28th – 29th March 2018, Newcastle
Run by The Royal College of Surgeons, this course is designed to facilitate the surgeon with lectures and hands on cadaveric training experience. Conducted by a faculty of experienced laparoscopic surgeons, the intensive two-day course includes lectures, debate and hands-on experience of hepato-biliary procedures using an XI.
The ASIT International Surgical Conference 2018
6th-8th April 2018, Edinburgh
Ideal for attendees with any speciality or grade, this Association of Surgeons in Training event offers an educational programme with clinical updates, topical discussions and career planning. There is also the opportunity to submit your research and audit abstracts to be considered for presentation at an international conference.
Strategies in Emergency General Surgery 2018
10th-11th April 2018, Manchester
This interactive course uses real-life case histories to help speciality trainees in general surgery to improve their knowledge and decision-making in managing emergency general surgery patients, as well as to develop their ability to interpret CT imaging. Run by the Royal College of Surgeons, the course is also mapped to the ISCP requirements for Emergency General Surgery at Final l and Final ll levels.
7th International Conference and Exhibition on Surgery
21st-23rd June 2018, Dublin, Ireland
Focusing on ‘Advancements and Endeavours in the Field of Surgery’, this global medical conference will include interactive sessions and sub-sessions highlighting innovations and new trends in surgery. In addition to panel discussions, there will also be keynote speakers ranging from senior scientists to industry experts, and much more.
CCR Expo 2018
4th-5th October 2018, Olympia, London
This clinical, cosmetic and reconstructive exhibition is the UK’s leading event in medical aesthetics. Drawing thousands of decision-makers from across the surgical and non-surgical medical aesthetic sectors, it promises visitors the opportunity to develop their skills, trial the latest products and network with the medical aesthetics community for free.
More UK surgical events
In addition to the above surgical events and courses, there are many more which might well prove of interest to you. For example, you can click the following link to see the Royal College of Surgeons’ full programme of events and courses or click the following link to check out the numerous broader healthcare events through 2018.