About the course

This course is a joint venture between the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and the University of Wolverhampton designed to support the training of biomedical scientists (BMSs) wishing to extend their current role in histological tissue dissection.

Who is the course designed for?

It is suitable as an introductory course both for BMSs wishing to develop their practice as well as for those taking the Royal College of Pathologists/ Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) Diploma - Expert Practice in Histological Dissection. 

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Course Delivery

The course will be delivered by Consultant Histopathologists Dr. N Salmons, Dr. A Pugh, Dr. U Karnik, Dr. K Robson whom between them have a wealth of experience with a range of different specimen types. In addition to the Consultant Lecturers, Sharon Dicken, Pathology Services Manager, Walsall Manor Hospital and Karen Kendall, Senior Biomedical Scientist at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton will provide lectures on areas such as Health and Safety, Governance and Portfolio’s.

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Duration and Venue

Delivery and training, will be provided over five days in state of the art facilities. The course includes lectures and allows hands-on dissection practice, to ensure delegates develop the required knowledge and skills for their role. Additionally, Lecture Capture provides delegates with reusable resources of dissection demonstrations to support their continued learning. Next course is scheduled to run:

21st May - 25th May 2018 

To register your interest for this course please contact STEMOutreach@wlv.ac.uk

Day One - (Core)

Introduction to Portfolio, Clinical Governance, Anatomy

Lunch

Pathological Processses 2

 

*Attendees will have the opportunity for Q & A and informal discussion on each day 

Day Two - (Core)

General Principles Specimen Dissection

Lunch

Site Specific dissection including Skin

 

*Attendees will have the opportunity for Q & A and informal discussion on each day.

Day Three & Four (Optional)

Site specific organ dissection including:  Gynae, Breast, GI Tract, Endocrine System Head and Neck

Including Practical sessions.

 

*Attendees will have the opportunity for Q & A and informal discussion on each day.

Day Five (Optional)

Sample dissection Portfolio including Urology

Lunch

Visit to Histology Department Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Practical session.

 

*Attendees will have the opportunity for Q & A and informal discussion on each day.

Expression of Interest & Costs

 

If you are intrested please email STEMOutreach@wlv.ac.uk and we will send you an application form and answer any questions you have.

Cost per Delegate:

Full week £900 inc VAT (or £200 per day)

Course only available to HCPC registered BMSs