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British Association of Urological Nurses
Benign and Oncology Study Day 2020
Wednesday 5th February 2020
Novotel London Stansted Airport

The British Association of Urological Nurses would like to invite you to attend their Benign and Oncology Study Day on Wednesday 5th February 2020 at the Novotel London Stansted Airport.
The programme has been designed to appeal to all urology professionals and the accompanying exhibition will feature a wide variety of companies who have new and innovative products to bring to the market. 
This event is FREE for members and only £60 for non-members to attend. If you are not a member of the association but would like to attend, we recommend becoming a member as this only costs £45 for a year’s subscription. Becoming a member will provide you with free access to other BAUN study days as well as a host of other membership benefits. To find out more and to join, please visit

The programme will feature the below sessions:

Benign Programme
The Female Bladder- Menopause and Sexual Dysfunction

·         Anatomy and Physiology – The Female Bladder

·         Menopausal Bladder and the Modern Woman

·         DEBATE: "Is the media discouraging the public seeking medical advice for incontinence or is it encouraging acceptance?"

·         Mesh and Prolapse, what are the current options?

·         UTI’s - "To Treat or Not to Treat? That is the Question"

·         STI’s and the Female Bladder

·         Sexual Dysfunction in Women - A Patient's Perspective

Oncology Programme
Renal and Bladder

·         Anatomy and Physiology of Renal and Bladder

·         Incidence and Risk Factors of Bladder and Renal Cancer

·         Gold Standard Haematuria Assessment/ Clinic

·         Bladder Treatments

·         The Evidence and Recommendations on Intravesical Treatments when shortages occur

·         When is a Renal Mass a Cancer?

·         Renal Cancer Treatments

·         A Patient's Perspective

Registration will open at 9am with access to the exhibition and refreshments will be available. The conference will be opened at 9:30am with the first session starting at 9:45am and the day will finish at 4pm.

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh


RCSEd Perioperative Courses

Leadership and Development for Perioperative Practitioners

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6 February 2020.

RCSEd, Birmingham – 4 hours CPD points

This course is aimed at SCPs, SFAs, Trainee SCP or SFAs, Nurse's and ODP's. This course will help participants to develop self-awareness of their learning styles, individual strengths and development needs. It will also discuss service improvement including writing business cases and discuss areas such as time management and work life balance.

Perioperative Care Practitioners Intraoperative Non-Technical Skills (PINTS)

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7 February 2020. 

RCSEd, Birmingham – 6 hours CPD points

Perioperative care practitioners (PCPs) and surgical first assistants (SFAs) can improve their intra-operative performance and help them observe and rate intra-operative non-technical skills on this course. You will recognise the importance of non-technical skills of all team members during operative surgery; discuss the underlying principles of non-technical skills; and identify and rate these skills.

 Patient Saftey Webinars

The RCSEd Patient Safety Group (PSG) have made sure maximising patient safety and ensuring the highest possible standards of patient care have been at the heart of the College’s activity.

The PSG are excited to mark the first World Patient Safety Day by launching the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh new Patient Safety Webinar series. This series features contributions from renowned world experts in the patient safety arena drawn from a wide range of disciplines including surgery, anaesthetics, clinical psychology and law. Topics covered include WHO Surgical Safety Checklist, Medical Error, Systems approaches to improving patient safety, Morbidity and Mortality Meetings, Duty of Candour, Team Simulation and Informed Consent. Past webinars are archived and RCSEd members have access to this series. 

The series includes:

Successes and failures implementing the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist

Designing Safety: Redefining Safety and Quality Reviews

Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons: Global approaches to improving patient safety

What about you: reflections on how you can make small changtes that make a real difference to your day to day working

The problem with 'Medical Error'

Embedding the Professional Duty of Candour

Helping Surgeons when things go wrong

Developing excellence in team working for safe surgical care

Psychological insights on intra-operative decision making

Informed Consent - why sharing the decision is safer for everyone

New FPC Webinars

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in association with the RCSEd Faculty of Perioperative Care have developed a new webinar series for non-medical practitioners. CPD is important for all non-medical practitioners in the surgical team (e.g. SCP, ACP and SFA) to ensure their knowledge, technical and non-technical skills are kept up to date with current practice. RCSEd is the first College to develop a series of webinars specifically for this group which will complement the courses and the annual conference already run by the Faculty of Perioperative Care at the College.

The series will include the following topics and are free to participate in.  Once shown, they will be available within our RCSEd webinar archive, available to all FPC Faculty and RCSEd members.

  Auditing my Surgical Practice as a practitioner 

  Responsibilities and Accountability of the Surgical Assistant

  Assessment of risk in the Surgical patient: what the practitioner should know  



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