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International Neurosurgery Resident Course - Amsterdam 2018

FAQ

1) What is INRC-Amsterdam 2018
2 Is it just for neurosurgery trainees?
3) How many delegates?
4) Is the course only for European delegates?
5) Who are the faculty?
6) Where is it being held?
7) Is it in the centre of Amsterdam?
8) When is it being held?
9) Is it a one big course?
10) What are the there ‘Modules’ of the course?
11) Who can come Module I: : Study design, Medical Statistics and critical appraisal?
12) Who can come Module II: Neurosurgery Resident Course?
13) Who can come to Module III: Updates in Paediatric Neurosurgery: current Trends and Future Direction?
14) Course fee?
15) Do I need to come to all three components?
16) Are there scholarships to attend the course?
17) Is it all work?
18) Do I have to pay separately for the social events?
19) Do you have a list of nearby hotels?
20) Addition question?

1) What is INRC-Amsterdam 2018?

INRC-2018 is the 3rd International Neurosurgery Resident Course-Amsterdam 2018. The inaugural course was held in Charité, Berlin 2016 and the second course was held in Malaga in 2017

2) Is it just for neurosurgery trainees?

It is for residents as well as for practising neurosurgery as an update course. Specialist neurosurgery nurses and physicians assistants are also welcome

3) How many delegates?

It is a bespoken course with 60 delegates to keep a high faculty-to-delegate ratio.

4) Is the course only for European delegates?

No. All are welcome. At the last courses in Malaga (march 2017) delegates from 23 countries from as far Singapore, India, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Brazil attended the course. Most of the delegates were from Europe.

5) Who are the faculty?

The faculty of the course is a distinguished faculty from around the world including Dr Laligam Sekhar (US) , Dr Robert Harbaugh (US) , Prof Andé Grotenhuis (The Netherlands), Dr George Jallo (US), Prof Mehmet Zileli (Turkey), Dr Kevin Cocokroft (US), Dr Harold Rekate (US) , Prof Andreas Unterberg (Germany), Mr Conor Mallucci (UK), Mr Hussien El-Maghraby (UK), Dr Komal Prasad (India), Dr Miguel Arraez (Spain), Dr Venelin Gerganov (Germany), Dr Christin Jungk (Germany), Prof Benedicto Oscar Colli (Brazil), Prof Ammar Ahmad (Saudi Arabia), Dr Eylem Ocal (US), Dr Michal Glantz (US), Prof Deepak Gupta (India), Prof Ashish Suri (India), Prof Roland De Maestro (Canada), Prof Pim van Ouwerkerk (The Netherlands), Dr Andrew Kelso (UK), Dr Elias Risk (US), Dr Kathryn Beauchamp (US), Dr Gene Bolles (US), Dr Erik van Lindert (The Netherlands), Dr K Sen Han (The Netherlands), Prof Hannes Haberl (Germany), Dr Marie-Lise van Veelen (The Netherlands), Andreas Demetriades (UK), Jean-Paul Wolinsky (US), Dr Krystal Tomei (US), Prof Giles Vince (Germany), Dr Hans Delye (The Netherlands), Dr Anna Mazzeo (Italy), Mr G Narenthiran (UK), Prof Gianpiero Tamburrini (Italy), Aneela Khan (Pakistan), Mr Riachar Edwards (UK), Prof Nevo Margalit (Israel), Prof Prof Pieter Wesseling (The Netherlands), Prof Tariq Khan (Pakistan), Prof Maxmillian Mehdorn (Germany), Dr Salman Sharif (Pakistan), Dr Francesco Signorelli (France), Prof Marianne Jughler (Denmark), Prof Bart van Der Zwan (The Netherlands), Dr Lawrence Chin (US), Dr Jerry Tuite (US), Prof Raymond Firsching (Germany), Dr James Goodrich (US) Prof Hugues Duffau (France) , Dr Robert Fessler (US)

6) Where is it being held?

It is being held in Amsterdam

7) Is it in the centre of Amsterdam?

It is in the Business District in Southern Amsterdam near the Ajax football stadium. It is away from the tourist area

8) When is it being held?

From the 14-21 April 2018. It is an 8-day intensive course.

9) Is it a one big course?

No; It has three parts

10) What are the there parts/modules of the course?

Module I: Study design, Medical Statistics and critical appraisal (2-days)

Module II: Resident Neurosurgery Education (4-days): covers the neurosurgery resident curriculum. It also includes MCQ practice and viva exam practice and workshops in drilling, spinal fixation and neuroendoscopy (on simulations). Those delegates wish to have cv review and career advise from faculty

Module III: Updates in Paediatric Neurosurgery: current Trends and Future Direction (2-days).

11) Who can come Module I: : Study design, Medical Statistics and critical appraisal?

Residents, practising surgeons, Research Nurses, Physicians Assistants, medical students

12) Who can come Module II: Neurosurgery Resident Course?

Residents, practising surgeons, Specialist Nurses, Physicians Assistants

13) Who can come to Module III: Updates in Paediatric Neurosurgery: current Trends and Future Direction?

Practising neurosurgeons, neurosurgery residents, Specialist Nurses, Physicians Assistants

14) What is the course fee for the whole course?

The course fee for the whole course (all three modules) is £465. Click here to register.

15) Do I need to come to all three components?

Yes: If you are a resident

Exceptions can be made depending on availability of places, if you are a medical student, junior doctor or qualified neurosurgeon. Medical students and junior doctors can attend only module I; qualified neurosurgeon you can attend module any of the components separately. For more info please contact: g_narenthiran@hotmail.com

16) Are there scholarships to attend the course?

Already for the 8-day course, the registration fee has been kept relatively very low. Please note no scholarships are available.

17) It is all work?

The aim of the course is not only to educate but inculcate an international neurosurgical culture. There are three social events for the delegates: opening reception, mid-course dinner and farewell dinner

18) Do I have to pay for separately social events?

No. The course fee inclusive of social events

19) Do you have a list of nearby hotels?

Details of nearby hotel can be found on the ‘Hotels’ page

20) Have addition question?

Please contact Dr G Narenthiran at g_narenthiran@hotmail.com

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