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INTRODUCING

2nd World Spine Masters Course Coventry 2017

It gives us great pleasure to welcome all delegates to World Spine Master’s 2017, being held at The University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

We would like to extend a special welcome to our overseas delegates and International keynote speakers, who we are sure will provide a stimulating and diverse contribution to the debates and topics during the course.

This is the second course to be conducted in collaboration with the World Spinal Column Society in Britain, which will encompass all spine pathology including trauma, deformity, bio-mechanics and tumours. All the interactive sessions will be lead by eminent Spinal Surgeons from all over the world including Bio-mechanical session by Ed Benzel, Deformity by Doug Orr (Cleveland Clinic), Trauma indications and techniques by Joachim Oertel (Saarland University Germany), Spinal Tumour by Mehmet Zileli (Izmir, Turkey) and MI techniques by Richard Assakar (University of Lille France).

Up to date literature along with latest technology and treatment will be shared with participants along with lively debates from our International faculty.

The Cadaver course will be conducted by World Spine Surgeons in our purpose built Surgical Training Suite. All our faculty have vast experience of hosting these specialist workshops.

There will be plenty of time for interaction, discussions and case presentation sessions.

The course will suit trainees and junior consultants who intend to pursue a carrier as Spinal Surgeon, both from Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic backgrounds.

Saturday Gala Dinner arrangements to be confirmed.

Course Introduction

All you need to know for your exit exam in Neurosurgery and Trauma & Orthopaedics

World’s eminent speakers with a wealth of knowledge and experience with interactive sessions to promote active learning

Hand on training in spinal instrumentation by world’s experts

Comprehensive coverage of spinal trauma management (including medical and surgical) , current evidence and controversies

A unique opportunity to interact with experts in the field.

Target audience:

Trainees in Neurosurgery, Trauma & Orthopedics, Medical students, Doctors from A/E, ITU, Trauma & Neuro Rehab, Physiotherapists

Coventry has easy access by train and road from any part of the UK. It is less than 30 minutes by road from Birmingham International Airport.

The West Midlands Surgical Training Centre is situated on the ground floor of the main Hospital.

 

The Centre offers state of the art facilities including;

  • Dedicated surgical lighting for each delegate
  • Overhead cameras and monitors on each station
  • Fully equipped with 3D HD screens
  • Houses some of the worlds finest plastinated prosections for anatomical reference during the course
  • Dedicated faculty with an excellent trainee to tutor ratio.

Help and Guidance

Most courses are designed for surgeons, students or allied health professionals working in a particular specialty and/or at a particular stage in their careers. All course web pages include details of the appropriate specialties and training levels.

If you’re outside of these criteria or if in doubt, you should discuss the course with your assigned educational supervisor and if they think that it’s appropriate for you to attend please enquire via our contact us page.

What is my eligibility as an overseas candidate?

If you are not in a UK training post and are unsure of the level to which your knowledge and experience would correspond, please contact us.

What happens if book onto course and I am told that I am unsuitable?

It is your responsibility to ensure you fall within the relevant course. If your experience is below the required level we reserve the right to withdraw you from the course without compensation.

Certificates are issued approximately 2 weeks (often sooner) after your course via PDF.

This allows you time to complete the online evaluation; which closes after 1 week of your course.

Certificates of attendance will not be issued after this time.

Certificates are not provided to course observers or to delegates who have not completed the course.

Have you changed email? Has the centre got your correct contact details?

If you did not complete online feedback within 1 week of the course (and thus did not trigger the certificate process) you will not receive a certificate.

Unfortunately if more than 1 week has elapsed and you have not submitted feedback, duplicates will not be available.

If within this time frame please request a duplicate via our contact us page.

After any course you should complete feedback, your evaluation as a participant is an essential course requirement, enabling us to maintain the quality of courses we offer and help to improve future sessions

All feedback is conducted anonymously; names are only used to validate the responses
Completing online feedback links to our database and is a key trigger for the issue of certificates, if applicable for your course.

You should complete online feedback as soon as possible after your course and within 1 week of the end of the course when the online feedback will close.

Complete the online feedback even if you failed part of your course.

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Sponsors

On behalf of the West Midlands Surgical Training Centre and our Faculty, we wish to extend our thanks for your commitment to making our educational event so successful.

Your generous contribution to our training events, be it financial or with equipment contribution has helped ensure our vision for world class training has become a reality.

As we continue to grow as a Centre, please know that partnerships with our sponsors is vital to our success.

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Meet The Faculty

All our clinical instructors are highly skilled at performing spinal surgery from extensive experience in large teaching hospitals across the United Kingdom.

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Programme

Download a programme for the next course and find out about what happens on the day including registration, timings, talks and the all important hands-on procedures.

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Course Details

Cost: £895 Full Hands on workshop and lectures
£495 Lectures only
Duration: Three Day Course
Course Lead: Mr A Shad (UHCW)
Location: West Midlands Surgical Training Centre

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Meet The Faculty

Ed Benzel (USA)

Gregory Trost (USA)

Atul Goel (India)

Albert Sufianov (Russia)

Abdelfattah Saoud (Egypt)

Douglas Orr (USA)

Hyuen Sung Kim (Korea)

Ioannis Polythodorakis (Greece)

Joachin Oertel (Germany)

Maximillian Mehdorn (Germany)

Michael Steinmetz (USA)

Paulo Pereira (Portugal)

Richard Assakar (France)

Sait Naderi (Turkey)

Sandeep Vaishya (India)

Salman Sharif (PAK)