Craniotomy Simulator Course with ROWENA

Course Full


Realistic operative workstation for educating neurosurgical apprenticesCraniotomy


  • 8th/9th Febuary 2018

Both days: 9am - 4pm

Course convenor

Mr R D Ashpole FRCS, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Target audience

  • Neurosurgical trainees
  • Aspiring neurosurgical trainees
  • Neurosurgical nurses

Teaching style

Modular course structure:

  • Module 1: 3-point headrest and burr holes
  • Module 2: Ventricular access and ICP bolts
  • Module 3: Basic flaps and fixation
  • Module 4: Complex flaps and fixation
  • Module 5: Stealth station setup/axiem use
  • Module 6: Intracranial ultrasound.

Delegate numbers

  • The course is limited to eight candidates
  • Places are allocated on a 'first come - first served' basis

Course fee

  • £500 per person 
  • Catering provided 

Please view Articles from Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England:

Introducing Rowena: a simulator for neurosurgical training 

Rowena: the trainee’s perspective on simulation 


To apply, or to be added to the course waiting list; please email Melody Cotes, Centre Administrator -

NHS Nottingham University Hospitals
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