Mini-Fellowship: Ureteroscopy and Percutaneous Renal Access for Urolithiasis

Registration Packet


February 25-March 1, 2019

Dr. Albins Pineda, Panama


Dr. Jaime Landman, Professor, Chairman, UCI

Dr. Thomas E. Ahlering, Professor, Vice Chairman, UCI

Dr. Ralph V. Clayman, Professor, Dean Emeritus UCI

Dr. Kari J. Nelson, Associate Professor, UCI Radiology

UCI Urology Fellows, Clinical and Research Endourology and Laparoscopy

Approved: 44 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Maximum Capacity: 1


This postgraduate mini-fellowship course in minimally invasive urologic surgery is a unique educational experience designed for urologists. It is entirely devoted to teaching advanced endourological skills for performing all types of minimally invasive procedures in urology. Each participant is assigned to a specific preceptor. The modules include didactic sessions, pelvic trainer and simulator training, live animal and/or cadaveric hands-on surgical laboratory sessions, and observation of several module specific surgery cases at UCI Medical Center operating room.

Learning Objectives

  • 1. Identify patient selection, indications and contra- indications for ureteroscopy and/or percutaneous renal access for intrarenal surgery.
  • 2. List the instrumentation, techniques and adjuvant techniques, content validity and cost considerations for ureteroscopy and percutaneous renal access intrarenal surgery.
  • 3. Discuss the diagnosis, management and prevention of complications associated with ureterorenoscopy and percutaneous renal access as they apply to urolithiasis.
  • 4. Discuss pre- and post-procedural care for uretero- renoscopy and percutaneous renal access intrarenal surgery.
  • 5. Discuss follow-up care and metabolic analysis for stone treatment following ureteroscopy and percutaneous renal access intrarenal surgery.

Nothing but the absolute best in patient care & treatment.

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