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Basic Neurosurgical Skills Course

Event Name: Basic Neurosurgical Skills Course
Start Date: 2nd Sep 2023 (9am)
End Date: 3rd Sep 2023 (9am)
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This Skills Course is a comprehensive 2 day course comprising didactic lectures and hands on practical skill sessions. The focus is on common neurosurgical pathologies and basic procedural skills.

There will also be an Applied Surgical Anatomy - Brain & Spinal Cord Regions Course on Friday 1st September, 2023 at UTAS School of Medicine.

Workshop Content

The Basic Neurosurgical skills competency will be done over 2 days with one day of didactic lectures and the second day dedicated to hands on session which include:

  • Patient position
  • Neuro Navigation
  • Microscope setup
  • Neuro Dissection
  • Basic procedures eg: Burr holes, EVD, Catheters


  • Mr Arvind Dubey Head of Department
  • Mr Jens Peters-Willke
  • Mr Nova Thani
  • Dr Ali Alavi

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$1300 (GST Inclusive) includes all refreshments and manual.

$1200 (Early Bird Registrations) Early Bird Registrations end Friday, 17th June, 2022

Numbers limited

Enquiries: Co-ordinator:

Cancellation Policy

  1. Cancellations advised in writing 21 days prior to the Short Course / Workshop will be refunded in full.
  2. Cancellation due to illness, supported by a medical certificate, will be refunded in full.
  3. Cancellations received between 14 and 20 days prior to the commencement of the course will receive a 50% refund.
  4. A refund will not be granted to any registrant that cancels up to 13 days prior to the commencement of the course, or fails to attend.
  5. Full payment is required upon course registration.
  6. The Tasmanian School of Medicine reserves the right to reschedule planned short courses. In the unlikely event of a cancellation, all paid short course fees will be refunded.