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.
- Apply good practice guidance when performing urodynamics
- Acquire knowledge of equipment and scientific principles underpinning urodynamics
- Understand application and limitation of urodynamics in different groups of patients
- Ability to interpret patterns, recognise artefacts and formulate a report at urodynamic
- Understand why urodynamics is helpful
- Improve diagnostic skills
- Learn when and how to refer on for complex investigations
- This course covers the requirements for level A1 (female laboratory urodynamics) for UKCS-website UKCS.UK.net
Who Should Attend
- Consultants and Trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology
- Continence advisors
- General practitioners
- Members of the pharmaceutical industry
- SAS Doctors
- Specialist nurses
Dr Karen Ward MRCOG, Manchester
Honorary Co-Directors of Conferences
Mr Philip Toozs-Hobson FRCOG, Birmingham
Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury