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St Vincent’s Temporal Bone Course and Audiology Conference

St Vincent’s Microsurgical Skills Lab

The temporal bone course is a three-day dissection course, including live surgery and instructional tutorials.
Each year the course runs for 3 days, in 2018 this will be from the 14-16th of September.
The course is convened by the Otology and Skull Base Surgery department of St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia, of which Dr Sean Flanagan is a co-convener. There are 15 hours of fully supervised temporal bone dissection in the Clinical Skills Laboratory which has 17 fully equipped work stations, microscopes, new instruments and state of the art micro drilling systems, along with a permanent in-house audio visual facility.
Live Surgery is televised via video link up to the Function Room in St Vincent’s Clinic. Two sessions of lectures are also included and span Otology, Neuro-Otology and Skull Base topics and are followed by round table discussions, where the delegates are encouraged to participate with their own case studies.

The audiology conference is a great opportunity for audiologists and the faculty to learn from each other and discuss difficult cases. Live surgery comprises of 3 cases including cochlear implantation and other implantable hearing aids, tympanoplasty and mastoid surgery. In 2018 this will be held on the 1st November 2018.

St Vincent’s Audiology Conference

For more information: St Vincent’s Audiology Conference and Temporal Bone Dissection Course



Cochlear Implantation

A great review article published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Cochlear Implants – Science, Serendipity, and Success. September 26, 2013.