URO/PERC MENTOR
CURRICULA

Cystoscopy Course Using Simbionix URO Mentor™

Cystoscopy has become an important diagnostic and therapeutic tool for practicing urologists and residents in training. This module reviews the indications, contraindications and consenting process for cystoscopy and provides a clinical simulation experience. At the completion of this module, the practitioner will have completed at least 20 rigid and 20 flexible cystoscopies.

The course was developed by Mr. Chandra Shekhar Biyani, Consultant Urological Surgeon, The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Wakefield, UK. and Rebecca Phillips, Research Fellow in Urology, The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Wakefield, UK.

Ureteroscopy Course Using Simbionix URO Mentor™

Ureteroscopy has become an important diagnostic and therapeutic tool for practicing urologists and residents in training. This module reviews the indications, contraindications and consenting process for rigid and flexible ureteroscopy and provides a clinical simulation experience. In addition, prevention of future stone episodes is emphasized by integrating metabolic work-up. At the completion of this module, the practitioner will have completed at least 20 rigid and 20 flexible ureteroscopies.

The course was developed by Mr. Chandra Shekhar Biyani, Consultant Urological Surgeon, The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Wakefield, UK.

Validated Flexible Cystoscopy Course for Nurse Practitioners

The course is based on: Validation of a Flexible Cystoscopy Course. Shah J, Montgomery B, Langley S, Darzi A. Academic Surgical Unit, Imperial College School of Medicine, St. Mary’s Hospital, London, UK. BJU Int. 2002 Dec; 90(9):833-5.

The course allows practicing flexible cystoscopy in an enjoyable environment, using VR for learning in order to become more confident in handling a flexible cystoscope and in undertaking flexible cystoscopy.