RCOG 2017
JOINT RCOG / UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN EVENT

Pre-Congress Workshops & Breakfast Sessions

Pre-Congress Workshops

HALF DAY WORKSHOPS

OFFICE HYSTEROSCOPY MASTER CLASS
(Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson and Karl Storz)

Time: 09:00 - 12:00 (fully booked) and repeated at 13:00 - 16:30 (space still available)
Venue: Red Cross Children's Hospital, Rondebosch
Convenor: Peter de Jong
Maximum number of delegates per session: 20

Transport will be provided to and from the CTICC (departure outside entrance 3) and Red Cross Children's Hospital at the following times:
08h00 CTICC to Red Cross Children's Hospital
12h00 CTICC to Red Cross Children's Hospital
12h30 Red Cross Children's Hospital to CTICC
16h30 Red Cross Children's Hospital to CTICC

Overview

This workshop highlights latest tips and techniques in office hysteroscopy. A short didactic session by experts highlights office hysteroscopy, and the energy set ups and settings of different energy sources is demonstrated, with assembly of hysteroscopy instruments.

10 live stations allowing "hands-on" practice are available, to practice techniques using latest hysteroscopy devices.

Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with office hysteroscopy equipment
  • Learn how to set up energy sources (ERBE and Valley Lab) without having to rely on nursing staff
  • Practice techniques in 10 stations using the latest equipment.

Programme

Programme - Morning Session
09:00 - 09:05 Opening and Welcome Peter de Jong
09:05 - 09:45 Office Hysteroscopy: Procedures with tips and tricks Sulaiman Heylen
10:00 - 10:45 Operative Hysteroscopy: Procedures with tips and tricks Igno Siebert
11:00 - 11:15 Demo of ERBE / Valleylab Equipment ERBE / Covidien
PRACTICAL SESSION 1
11:15 - 12:00 Karl Storz Stations: Group A and J & J Stations: Group B
Addressing small pathologies uting Bettocci Microhysteroscope and Alphascope. Here the delegates will be able to use Storz and J & J Bipolar Technology.They will be exposed to reusable mechanical instruments as well as bipolar disposable electrodes.
PRACTICAL SESSION 2
12:00 - 12:30 Karl Storz Stations: Group A and J & J Stations: Group B
Endometrial resection using Karl Storz and J & J 9mm Resectoscopes and loop electrodes.
12:30 Close
Programme - Afternoon Session
13:00 - 13:05 Opening and Welcome Peter de Jong
13:05 - 13:50 Office Hysteroscopy: Procedures with tips and tricks Sulaiman Heylen
13:50 - 14:35 Operative Hysteroscopy: Procedures with tips and tricks Igno Siebert
14:35 - 14:50 Demo of ERBE / Valleylab Equipment ERBE / Covidien
PRACTICAL SESSION 1
14:45 - 16:00 Karl Storz Stations: Group B and J & J Stations: Group A
Addressing small pathologies uting Bettocci Microhysteroscope and Alphascope. Here the delegates will be able to use Storz and J & J Bipolar Technology. They will be exposed to reusable mechanical instruments as well as bipolar disposable electrodes.
PRACTICAL SESSION 2
16:00 - 16:30 Karl Storz Stations: Group A and J & J Stations: Group B
Endometrial resection using Karl Storz and J & J 9mm Resectoscopes and loop electrodes.
16:30 Close

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