Events on 8 April 2019

Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2019

Annual Conference is designed to cover the breadth of microbiology research and its comprehensive scientific programme has over 30 sessions taking place over four days in a range of formats. In addition, the conference will host a series of sessions designed to enhance their professional skills in microbiology.

Pre-Exam Course in Gynaecological Cytology 2019

To prepare candidates proposing to sit the NHSCSP Training in Cervical Cytology Final Examination by means of lectures, written questions and microscopy workshops. A mock examination is held on the last day and marked by the tutor for feedback to the student and their departmental training officers/assessors.
To test students on various key elements of the two year training programme leading to the final examination and formal registration after successful completion of all elements of the training.

BMS / Cytoscreener Update Course in Gynaecological Cytology

To provide a theoretical and practical update to cervical cytology for BMS and cytoscreener staff who have passed the NHSCSP Certificate/Diploma in Cervical Cytology
To recognise new developments within the screening programme
To undertake practical diagnostic microscopy training in order to meet professional competencies
Reflective learning topics to include
To recognise the cytological features of hyperchromatic crowded groups
To recognise the cytological features of metaplasia
To recognise the cytological features of High-grade dyskaryosis
To understand the role of the cervical cancer audit and the lessons learned from the external review process.
The role of HPV Primary screening