Basic Skills in Urology


This is a multi-faceted course that addresses scrotal diseases as well as cystic and ureteric conditions. Both animal models and bench models allow you to perform a circumcision, repair a hydrocele, remove stones from the ureter and insert J-stents. The correct use of a cystoscope, a flexible urethroscope, will be demonstrated and up-to-date methods of performing a TURP discussed and practiced. 

Learning objectives

  • Exposure to common open and endoscopic procedures used in everyday urology practice
  • Knowledge of the correct use of scopes for diagnostic and therapeutic urology procedures
  • Knowledge of some open operative methods used to correct some urological conditions, such as hydrocele, TURP
  • Improved practical knowledge of managing stone disease

Suitable for: SHOs and registrars in urology