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WAPS

West Midlands Advanced Plastic Surgery Course

Preparation for the FRCS(plast)

All aspects of plastic surgery

Cost

£895

Venue

Edgbaston Park Hotel & Conference Centre,

53, Edgbaston Park Road,

Birmingham,

B15 2RS

Forthcoming Dates

15th – 19th May 2023

9th – 13th October 2023

7th – 10th May 2024

7th - 11th October 2024

 

5th – 9th May  2025

6th – 10th October 2025

 

4th – 8th May 2026

5th – 9th October 2026

WAPS is always hugely popular; book early to avoid disappointment.....

WAPS programme

WAPS takes place at the Edgbaston Park Hotel & Conference centre, which is near to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Birmingham University.

A course dinner (included) is held on the Tuesday evening.

Monday - Queen Elizabeth Hospital

  • Housekeeping and intro

  • Surviving FRCS(Plast) – trainee perspective

  • Overview of how to pass FRCS(Plast)

  • How to examine: the brachial plexus

  • Tendon Transfer

  • Clinicals

Tuesday - Queen Elizabeth Hospital

  • How to examine: the cosmetic patient 

  • Aesthetics 1 – Facial aesthetics, Facelift, Brow lift

  • Aesthetics 2 – Eyelids, Rhinoplasty, Non Surgical 

  • Aesthetics 3 – Breast Reduction, Mastopexy, Breast Augmentation

  • Management of Acute burns

  • Electrical and Chemical burns

  • Passing FRCS(Plast) Examiners perpective

  • Burns Reconstruction

  • Lasers

  • Skin substitutes

  • Lower Limb Trauma

  • Vivas 1

  • Course Dinner

Wednesday - Birmingham Children's Hospital

  • Craniosynostosis

  • Hypospadias

  • Cleft lip and Palate

  • Clinicals

  • Congenital Hands

Thursday - Queen Elizabeth Hospital

  • Basis Science for the FRCS(plast)

  • Facial Palsy

  • How to examine the .. Head and Neck patient

  • Facial Fractures

  • Head and neck Cancer

  • How to examine the .. hand patient

  • Nerve compressions

  • Hand trauma

  • Dupuytren’s disease

  • Tendon transfer

  • Rheumatoid hands

  • Drawings for FRCS(Plast)

Friday - Queen Elizabeth Hospital

  • Skin cancer

  • Breast Reconstruction

  • Trunk Reconstruction

  • Facial reconstruction (Lip / Nose / Cheek / eyelid)

  • Ethics

  • Viva 2

  • Non burn skin loss 

  • Flaps in Plastic surgery

  • Sarcoma

  • Essentials of wound dresings

  • Tips on common topics

Course Organiser

Mr Sukh Rayatt FRCS(plast)

Consultant Plastic surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

WAPS registration

Please complete the form below to register for the meeting. When you register for the meeting you will be redirected to another website for payment

Event Coordinator

Mrs Kim Matthews

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