NIIOS Academy - Wetlab Instruction Courses
Advanced keratoplasty wetlab instruction courses organized by the NIIOS focus on
Gerrit R.J. Melles, MD PhD
The NIIOS organizes wetlab instruction courses at regular time intervals. Each course consists of a two-day program scheduled on Tuesday and Wednesday. At the first day (Tuesday), participants are invited to observe various live-surgeries in patients, and at the second day (Wednesday), participants receive a hands-on training in lamellar keratoplasty techniques in a wetlab set-up. It is anticipated that participants
The educational level of the wetlab instruction courses is advanced.
On May 31st/June 1st, 2016 there will be a DMEK wetlab course especially for course participants who have already started with DMEK and are already advanced in DMEK. If you have started with DMEK, you are most welcome to join this special course.
To apply, please download Wetlab Application Form or fill out the on-line form below. The course fee is 3290 euro. Three nights at the hotel, the DMEK book, dinner on Tuesday evening and lunches during the course are included.
Please note: Course fees are used entirely to cover the organizational costs of the wetlabs and to sponsor the R&D activities at the NIIOS, that lacks university grant support or any other financial support.
Course payments please to:
Financial disclosure: Dr. Melles is a consultant for D.O.R.C. International and for SurgiCube International BV.
On-line Advanced Keratoplasty Wetlab Course Application Form
Please check the appropriate boxes, fill in the form, and submit the form by pressing the SUBMIT button below. You will receive a confirmation of your application by e-mail.
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We are pleased to inform you that our applications for European accreditation for the Clinical wetlab courses on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK)on 01./02.September 2015; on 15./16.September 2015; on 13./14.October 2015 and on 24./25.November 2015 were each granted 12 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).