The Liverpool head and neck unit is proud to host and intensive three-day course which aims to provide and in-depth theoretical and practical overview of transoral laser treatment for tumours of the larynx and pharynx. This course is suitable for consultants and higher surgical trainees in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

This course with teach participants transoral laser microsurgery (TLM) using the Co2 laser on human flesh frozen cadaveric specimens. Participants will be taught TLM for cancers of the glottis larynx, supraglottic larynx, tonsil, base of tongue and hypopharynx using a variety of laryngoscopes and high powered microscopes with the Co2 laser micromanipulator.

This course will consist of lectures and expert panel discussions on the first two days, while the third day focuses on instructional sessions and supervised cadaver dissection. Unique to this course, the programme also incorporates the core of knowledge syllabus required for Medical Laser Safety Training certification and CCT in Otolaryngology. This is delivered by accredited British Medical Laser Association providers.

Course Venue

Human Anatomy Resource Centre • Sherrington Building • Ashton Street • Liverpool • L69 3GE

Course Date

18 June 2018 – 20 June 2018

Course Fees

Dissector £1000
Observer £350
Medical Laser Safety Training Only £100

Course Directors

Prof. Terry Jones
Mr Christopher Loh
Mr Samuel Leong

Invited Faculty

Mr Sean Mortimore (Derby)
Mr James O’Hara (Newcastle)

Local Faculty

Mr Jeffrey Lancaster
Mr Nick Roland
Mr Sank Tandon
Mr Andrew Kinshuck