Bristol Certificate in Urodynamics Virtual Course August 2021

Professor Dr. Hashim Hashim MBBS, MRCS (Engl), MD, FEBU, FRCS (Urol) is a world-renowned Functional Urological Surgeon and Honorary Professor of Urology. Prof. Hashim is the director of the UK’s most active urodynamics unit with an international reputation. Prof. Hashim has trained a number of surgeons; from the UK and around the world, on urological and urodynamic surgical techniques, has over 190 publications, and has lectured around the world. 

Dr. Arturo García-Mora is a specialist in functional urology and a Urological Surgeon with more than 10 years of experience in the field of medicine and a graduate of the Salvador Zubirán National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition. Dr. Garcia-Mora had his fellowship training at the Bristol Urological Institute, and is certified by the Mexican National Council of Urology. Dr. Garcia-Mora is highly specialized in the studies of functional, reconstructive urology, urodynamics and neurourology, with subspecialties in the areas of male and female urinary incontinence, difficulties urinating caused by prostatic growth, urodynamic and video urodynamic studies, urinary disorders secondary to neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries, as well as urinary reconstruction for problems such as bladder or urethral fistulas.

As a professor, he has taught courses and talks at various conferences in Mexico, Canada, Panama, Brazil, the United States, and Thailand. Dr. García-Mora is an Author and Co-Author of various articles and book chapters on the specialty. Dr. Garcia-Mora is an Active Member of various medical institutions, including the Mexican Society of Urology, the American Urological Association (AUA), the European Association of Urology (EAU), the International Continence Society (ICS), and the American Confederation of Urology (CAU).

Engineer Andrew Gammie is the Clinical Engineer at the Bristol Urological Institute, UK. Mr. Gammie is active in publications and research in urodynamics for drug trials, data mining, and device assessment, and development. Mr. Gammie participates in numerous training courses promoting quality in urodynamic measurements and has chaired the International Continence Society Urodynamic Equipment Working Group. Mr. Gammie is also a consultant for UNICEF, WHO, and other agencies working with medical equipment in low and middle-income countries. 

About the Course: This Certificate in Urodynamics Course meets the requirements to complete the urodynamic training program recognized and approved by the International Continence Society (ICS). This virtual live streaming event has been created specifically for specialists in North and South America.

This two-day course, offered in both English and Spanish, will provide a combination of lectures, interactive discussions, and practical demonstrations. The course will be interactive, including questions and answers directed to and from participants. Basic principles of urodynamics, setting up equipment, urodynamic techniques, interpretation of results, and writing reports will also be discussed. 

Learning Objectives: 

Appreciation of the philosophy behind urodynamic studies (UDS) as part of patient research

  • Appreciation of the philosophy behind urodynamic studies (UDS) as part of patient research
  • Knowledge of the basic physical principles behind the measurement of flow and pressure
  • Knowledge of the role of the urodynamic studies in the investigation of children, women, men, and neurological patients. The parameters, formulas, values of uroflowmetry, cystometry, pressure flow, and urethra profilometry will be presented
  • Ability to recognize artifacts seen during urodynamic studies and the knowledge of how to correct them
  • Ability to interpret urodynamic traces
  • Knowledge of basic and specialized urodynamic techniques, including urethral function and video urodynamics

Intended Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, and Clinical Scientists who have at least 6 months of basic knowledge and experience in areas related to urodynamics are encouraged to participate. 

Course Credit: At the close of the course, there will be a comprehensive multiple-choice test. Those who achieve satisfactory marks, (80% or greater) are awarded a Certificate in Urodynamics by the Bristol Urological Institute. A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to those who do not reach the required standard, or who choose not to participate in the test. 

Course Tuition: Space is limited. Register today! $850.00

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