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    Advanced Urology Course 14th to 16th September 2007, Singapore Advanced Urology Course 14th to 16th September 2007, Singapore Document Transcript

    • Advanced Urology Course 14 th to 16th September 2007, Singapore What is it? The advanced urology course is organized by the Singapore Urological Association in conjunction with the Asian School of Urology under the auspices of Urological Association of Asia. . It is a three day intensive course covering a spectrum of urological diseases. Who should attend? It is primarily aimed at the advanced urological trainee who may be preparing for certification examinations. Junior trainees will also find the instruction useful for their further study. Practising urologists may find the program useful as a quick refresher. Speakers and moderators Urological management varies from one centre to the next. Speakers and moderators will be invited from local and overseas institutions to provide a more balanced view reflecting differences in opinion between experts. Visiting Experts DR JOSEPH CHIN Dr. Chin obtained his medical degree from the University of Toronto and then completed his Urologic Surgery residency training at the University of Western Ontario. He obtained surgical oncology fellowship training at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in the U.S. He had been the Residency Programme Director and Chairman of the Division of Urology at the University of Western Ontario. He has had on-going research funding from numerous national peer reviewed agencies since mid-1980’s. He is the author of over 120 peer-reviewed scientific articles and 5 book chapters. He has been Chair of the Research Committee of both the Canadian Urological Association and the American Urological Association Northeastern Section Dr. Chin was the first in Canada to perform 3-dimension ultrasound-guided cryoablation for prostate cancer (1994) and more recently, performed the country’s first robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Dr. Chin is now Head of the Division of Surgical Oncology of the University of Western Ontario and the London and Southwestern Ontario Regional Cancer Programme. He is also Chair of the Examination Board for the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. Format of the course The course will be a combination of didactic lectures combined with difficult case discussions and operative surgical review (see course overview). Active participation in the discussions will be encouraged. Mock Examinations Oft a request of trainees, there will be tests for the participant to assess his own knowledge. There will be an OSCE-style test as well as short answer questions and a viva voce for trainees. Limited places, on a first-come-first-served basis. Course preparations Having some prior knowledge before coming for the course will greatly enhance your benefit, particularly during the case discussions. From June 2006, participants will be sent a weekly reading list and essay assignments (via email or regular mail) to help them with the preparation for the course. Social interaction and networking A large proportion of the participants will be future urologists. A social function will be arranged to allow them to interact and network with their senior colleagues as well as their overseas counterparts in order to foster a wider international fellowship. Organized by: Singapore Urological Association
    • Pre-Course Reading This course involves intensive participation from the attendees. As such, Attendees will achieve maximum benefit if they do some reading prior to the course. Such readings will come in handy for point-counterpoint debates and viva voce. From the month of June 2007 onwards, a weekly reading list will be sent out by email, or by postal mail if so requested. Course Programme Testicular cancer – to watch, shine or dope? Dr Joe Chin Pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction Dr Tan E C, MEH 1630-1700 Chemotherapy for Urological malignancies Dr Tay Miah Hiang, NCC Radioisotopes used in Urology Dr David Ng, SGH 1600-1630 Point-counterpoint 4 Point-counterpoint 2 1530-1600 Tea Tea 1500-1530 Hormonal therapy for prostate cancer – what, when, how. Dr Joe Chin PCNL and ureteroscopy – how to avoid problems? Dr Ho Siew Hong, CGH 1430-1500 Localized prostate cancer Dr Joe Chin Metabolic evaluation of stones – when to do it and what to look for? Dr Tan Yeh Hong, SGH 1400-1430 Feedback and conclusions OSCE Female urology and incontinence Dr Chin Chong Min, MEH 1330-1400 Lunch Lunch Lunch 1300-1330 Lunch Lunch Lunch 1230-1300 Viva Approach to male subfertility Dr Peter Lim, Gleneagles Hospital Urethral strictures and urethroplasty techniques Dr Toh Khai Lee, TTSH 1200-1230 Viva Superficial and advanced bladder cancer A/Prof Kesavan, NUH Urological trauma Trauma Surgeon, TTSH 1130-1200 Viva Point-counterpoint 3 Point-counterpoint 1 1100-1130 Tea Tea Tea 1030-1100 Viva Pathology for urologists Dr Tan Puay Hoon, SGH Neuro-urology and neurogenic bladder Dr Ng Lay Guat, SGH 1000-1030 Viva Radiotherapy for Urological malignancies Dr Terrance Tan, NCC Urodynamics made easy Dr Ng Lay Guat, SGH 0930-1000 Viva Urology X rays and ultrasounds Dr The Hu Seong, CGH PHB – what works (and what doesn’t) Dr David Consigliere, NUH 0900-0930 Viva Paediatric urology Dr Annette Jacobsen, KKWH Opening Address President, SUA A/Prof Kesavan, NUH 0830-0900 Viva Renal transplantation Dr Li Man Kay, Gleneagles Hospittal Registration 0800-0830 16 Sep 2007 Sun Specialist Outpatient Clinic N Level 3 Changi General Hospital 15 Sep 2007 Sat Training room 1 and 2 Level 3 (next to lift lobby B) Changi General Hospital 14 Sep 2007 Fri Training room 1 and 2 Level 3 (next to lift lobby B) Changi General Hospital Time
    • Advanced Urology Course 14 th to 16 th September 2007, Singapore Registration Form Please return your completed form with payment to: SUA Secretariat, Department of Urology, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074 Tel: +65-6772 5642 Fax: +65-6774 0881 Email : karen_TOH@nuh.com.sg Title (please delete as applicable) Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms Surname ...……………………… Given Name ...…………………………………………… Institution ………………………………………….…………………………………………………. Address ……………………………………...…………………………………………………….… Country ...………...…………..…. Postal Code ..………………..…… Name to appear on certificate ……………………………………………………………………… Tel ….………….….….………..… Fax …..………….…….…….…..… E-mail …….……..……...……………Handphone ………………………………….…… Registration Fee Delegate S$500.00 SUA Member S$400.00 PAYMENT  Cheque/Bank Draft (to be drawn on a bank in Singapore) payable to “Advanced Course in Urology 2007”. Cheque/Bank No. ______________ Bank _______________  Bank transfer to: Advanced Course in Urology 2007 Bank account no: To check with secretariat Bank name: DBS Bank Limited Swift Address: DBSSSGSG Signature: ……………………………………….…… CANCELLLATION Any cancellation or replacement must be conveyed to the Organiser in writing. A cancellation fee of 50% registration fee will be charged if the cancellation is received on or after 01 August 2007. The Organiser reserves the right to cancel the programme and fully refund the participants should unforseen circumstances necessitate it.
    • Venue The course is held in Changi General Hospital , a teaching hospital at the eastern part of Singapore and near Changi Airport. The hospital address is 2 Simei Street 3, Republic of Singapore 529889. The hospital web site, www.cgh.com.sg/patient/gettingtocgh.asp , will tell you how you can get to the hospital. For foreign delegates, a nearby hotel would be Changi Village Hotel. Please access its website, www.changivillage.com.sg , for further information.