T4. 238 / UMCG
Postbus 30 001
9700 RB Groningen
Tel: 050 - 3613238
Fax: 050 - 3614391
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The VRGG is a versatile group and provides not only a healthy research envoirnment for students, but has also many educational goals. We run multiple annual training programs for residents, scrub nurses, medschool students and fellow physicians. Here are some of our programs:
Surgical cardiac anatomy course (4x per year)
In this fun, hands-on training by our proffesional surgical staff, students are educated in the detailed cardiac anatomy using porcine hearts.
High fidelity cardiac surgical training for residents in our state of the art training OR
Our training facility contains all the equipement that a normal OR has to offer. With our specially developed technique to perform beating heart surgery on preserved human cadavers, we are able to mimick a real OR setting for training purposes.
Trans-esophageal echocardiography (TEE) training
Our team provides annual TEE training for residents or whoever is interested. This hands-on training is provided using a unique TEE simulator for best possible results.