COGNITIVE SIMULATION  -  For surgeons across specialties



Some more testimonials

"The course was extremely inspiring to rethink the way I should prepare myself for every surgery, despite of the fact I have already done more than 10000 operations so far. I would make Cognitive Simulation mandatory for all surgeons."
Mr. Lehel Balint, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon | BMI Droitwich Spa Hospital

"This was an eye opener for me. l believe it presents a useful tool for all practicing surgeons to stay on top of their game."
Mr. Cambell Tunde, Consultant Transplant Surgeon | Manchester Royal Infirmary

"The combination of a wonderful technique like Cognitive Simulation and a passionate surgeon like Mr. Shiralkar has greatly enhanced my ability to prepare for surgery. I recommend this course for every surgeon."
Mr. Daniel Rejoo, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon | Hull Royal Infirmary

"A thought-provoking concept that provides an extra dimension for acquiring and maintaining surgical skills."
Alison Gale, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist | Lancashire Teaching Hospitals


"This course reveals a unique method of improving surgical performance.
It offers you cognitive techniques that you can use before and after a procedure, more so for complex cases.
Mr. Attilio A. Lotto, Consultant in Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery | Glenfield Hospital

"This interactive course outlines how cognitive techniques can enhance surgical skills for both trainees and trained surgeons."
Mr. Kim Hinshaw, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist | Sunderland Royal Hospital

" A wonderful and very informative day. The course was stimulating and lived up to what I was hoping for."
Mr. Steve Izzat, Consultant ENT Surgeon | Leigh Infirmary Mr. Steve Izzat, Consultant ENT Surgeon | Leigh Infirmary

Testimonials for the previous courses

"It was a great pleasure to experience the inspiring lecture; I could have carried on listening for hours! I believe that cognitive simulation will, in the not too distant future, be recognized and accepted as an integral component of surgical training. "
Brigid Hayden, Obstetrics & Gynecology consultant

"...This is absolutely worth the investment of time, resources & energy. When this is truly integrated into surgical training & from there into surgical culture it will result in paradigm shift in terms of consolidation of learning surgical skills & ultimately patient outcome. Very exciting!! "
Peter Campbell, Consultant Orthopedic surgeon

"This course made me rethink how I will prepare for new operations and how I will teach them. Very stimulating. "
David O'Reilly, Surgical trainee

"This novel course has offered me a different perspective in trying to improve my operative skills. I have began to incorporated aspects of this into my theatre sessions and am convinced it would not only benefit my overall training experience but possibly shorten my learning curve for new procedures. "
Ananth Vijendren, ENT SpR

"It was truly inspiring to listen to Dr Shiralkar, since then I have been putting some of the techniques into practice. I have also been singing its praises non-stop, and I am a firm believer that this is an idea that will be in mainstream training very soon. "
Sonia Bathla , General surgey SpR

Testimonials for the previous courses

"The best course I have attended in the last 10 years"
Alex Cocheta, Sheffield

"I encourage surgeons of all specialties and levels of training to attend this course as it provides excellent personal training."
Judy Murray, Cardiff

"Real insights into the things that affect all of our actions and decision making, but most of us are not really aware of."
David Snow, Shropshire

"I found the course fascinating and would like to take it further within my own practice."
Martin Porter, Worcester

"I cannot think of a better way to spend a training day. Most importantly, the course has made me a safer surgeon."
Lee Min Lai, Portsmouth

"A fabulous course which really made me thinks differently about what makes for a good surgeon and how you can get the best out of training."
Ray Clark, Liverpool

"The course gave me many ideas to incorporate into my own day to day practice. This should be a part of every training program."
Philip G Turner, Manchester


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