Interventional Radiology – The Basics – (IRTB)
New to Scotland!
An exciting course which runs over 2 days. Located within the North East Scotland based Cuschieri Skills Centre, which offers a wide portfolio of skills training courses at all levels to international medical personnel at all stages of their careers. This course is suitable for all junior trainees, not just those who are currently involved in radiology, but also those who may have a keen interest and wish to find out more. This includes trainee doctors currently in foundation years 1 and 2 and those healthcare professionals who may be involved with Interventional Radiology to a lesser degree. This course has been designed and developed to introduce participants to the basics of Interventional Radiology, provide an overview, and facilitate discussion and experience of handling the relevant equipment. The course also provides the opportunity take part in small group supported practical skills sessions and view a thiel cadaveric demonstration.
I am the trainee rep for the British Society of Urogenital Radiology and I am writing to let you know that the dates and programme for the 2014 Scientific AGM have just been announced.
This year the meeting will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds on 20 – 21st November. A prostate MRI workshop will be held on 19th November.
The programme can be downloaded from the website (http://bsur.org.uk) and it looks fantastic. The programme has been specifically designed to appeal to the general radiologist, and that is particularly relevant to trainees doing exams.
A call for abstracts will be uploaded on to the website shortly so keep checking. National poster presentations always look good on the CV.
There is a reduced AGM fee for BSUR members so if you are interested in joining the society please check the website. Feel free to email me firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries.
BSUR Trainee Rep
Neuroimaging day announcement from Dr Ravi Jampana, Consultant Radiologist, Institute of Neurological Sciences.
On behalf of The Institute of Neurological Sciences and British Society of Neuroradiologists, I am pleased to invite you for a day of Neuroimaging lectures by local and National speakers on 12th June 2014 Thursday.
The West of Scotland training scheme is receiving a visit from the 2014 Roentgen Professor, Dr Christina Messiou on Monday 12th May.
The venue is Glasgow Royal Infirmary Lecture Theatre 1.