Endoscopic Stone Management Course

Endoscopic Stone Management Course

  • Course Dates

    2019/11/16 - 2019/11/17

  • Enrollment Dates

    2019/05/22 - 2020/05/29

  • Class Size


  • Who can Enroll

    Surgeons around Asia-Pacific region

  • Course Language


  • Price

    $100 USD (Free for selected participants)

This course is target for surgeons around Asia-Pacific region who are practicing and are interested in performing and develop their endoscopic stone procedures skills. Participants are selected base on their background, experience, facilities endorsement and attitude to learn. 1.5 days intensive course combined with dialectic lectures and hands on session using training models and latest equipment. Integrated Problem Based Learning (PBL) objectives, trainee will be divided into groups and lead by mentor from different countries and hospital.
Methods of the Training
Classroom lectures & Hands-on session.  During hands on session, participants will divided into small groups and the trainers will alternate between each station for support & guidance.
Lectures to be cover:
  • Understanding hardware with focus on Evolution of Endoscope Technology
  • Understanding Software with focus on Wires, Baskets and access sheath
  • Overview of intracorporal lithotripsy devices and how they compare with each other 
  • Step by Step in semi-rigid ureteroscopy
  • Tips and Tricks Flexible URS
  • Step by Step Renal access technique by U/S 
  • Step by Step Renal access technique by Fluoroscopy
  • Tips and Tricks for Successful PCNL 
  • Difficult Stone Case 
Problem Based Learning (PBL):
Each trainee are required to prepare case for discussion and do presentation on day 2. Faculties will provide guidance and support during the session. Candidates who got accepted to the course must bring your own laptop computer.
Key Procedures cover during Hands on Learning:
  • Rigid and flexible URS
  • PCNL
  • Handling of lithotripsy devices
Application & Registration
Please apply by filling in the online application form.  
Selection criteria: 
All eligible trainees should already have some basic endoscopic exposure and committed to attend the full course of the training.  Applicants are selected based on their background, experience and attitude to learn.  
Successful applicants will be notified approximately 1 month before the commerce of the course upon review by the course director and coordinators.
Expenses covered by AUSTEG:
  1. Round trip economy flights / train ticket to destination (max. USD $500)
  2. Maximum 2 nights of accommodation (Arranged by AUSTEG)
  3. Meals during workshop