Deep Valve Repair – Modena, Italy

Main Objective

To ensure sufficient skills by providing detailed knowledge, simulator training and preceptorship in a clinical setting to initiate the use of a procedure.

Detailed objectives of the EVF HOW Plus course “Deep Valve Repair”:

The learner should be able to:

  1. understand the decision making process leading to the intervention
  2. choose the appropriate investigations in a patient
  3. select the correct patient for the procedure
  4. decide on the appropriate technique of the procedure
  5. list the details of the procedure
  6. initiate the use of the procedure in his/her institution
  7. manage complications
  8. plan an appropriate follow-up of the patient

Note! The learner will be given a certificate of attendance of the course, which in no way ensures or certifies any competence to perform the procedure. EVF does not have that authority.

Pre-requisites for learners to attend EVF HOW Plus:

The learner should

  1. preferably have attended the EVF Hands-on Workshop (not required);
  2. provide proof of sufficient experience as a surgeon of exploration of arteries and veins before training in open venous procedures.

Course Directors: Oscar Maleti and Marzia Lugli
Duration: 2 days
Date: 16-17 April, 2018
Course Location: The instruction will take place at Hesperia Hospital in Modena, Italy (25 km from Bologna Airport)
Course Fee: Euro 1000

The Course Fee includes hospital access to the OR and meeting rooms, OR disposable suits, local transportation, and 2 lunches and one dinner. Travel to and from Modena and accommodation are not included.

 

Preliminary Programme

Day 1 Monday 16th April

8.30-12.00
The venous practice – a collaborative approach with a Multi-Disciplinary Team
Selection of patients
Peri-operative management
Essential equipment
Description of alternative techniques in detail and when they are suitable
Management of complications
Pre-recorded procedures – video/pp-presentation

12.00-13.00
Lunch

13.00-17.00
Valve repair of 2 cases in the procedure room. One participant scrubbed for each case.

  • Different types of valve repair depending on availability.
  • In between cases post-intervention discussion on accuracy of preoperative diagnosis, correctness of the indication to intervene and choice of procedure.
  • Post-operative care and need and type follow-up will be discussed.

Day 2 Tuesday 17th April

8.30 -16.00
Valve repair of 2 cases in the procedure room. One participant scrubbed for each case.

    • Different types of valve repair depending on availability
    • In between cases post-intervention discussion on accuracy of preoperative diagnosis, correctness of the indication to intervene and choice of procedure.
    • Post-operative care and need and type follow-up will be discussed.

16.00-18.00
Open forum – wrap-up discussion

 

Application: Contact Dawn Bond at evfhowplus@europeanvenousforum.org.

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