Educational needs and expected outcome
Aim of the BOOT CAMP:
Simulation training in consenting and positioning for Basic Neurosurgery
Cranial and spinal approaches
We are using operating tables and mannequins/actors for positioning simulation.
Regional Anatomy lectures for the approaches that are covered.
Hands on exercise on cadavers for these approaches.
We will be using Neuro-navigation for cranial approaches and image intensifiers for spinal approaches.
The approaches covered are:
Cranial: Bifrontal, Trauma (Pterional) flap, Parasagittal, Occipital/Trans-nasal Trans-sphenoidal endoscopic and
posterior fossa craniectomy.
Spinal: Anterior Cervical approach (ACDF), Posterior Cervical approaches (laminectomy and foraminotomy) and Posterior Lumbar approaches
(Micro-discectomy and laminectomy).
The official language is English.