University of Wisconsin–Madison

PCNL Lab

Knowledge and Skills

  • Practice access, balloon or sequential dilation, calculi extraction with different perc baskets
  • Practice access via fluoroscopy with different techniques (Bullseye, triangular) using different needles
  • Practice access via ultrasound using needles
  • Practice preforming flexible ureteroscopy prior to PCNL

Urology Simulation
Education Program

University of Wisconsin
Urology Simulation on YouTube

PGY-1 Bootcamp
Knot tying and Suturing
Laparoscopic skills
Bowel Anastomoses and Laparoscopic Port Placement
Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy
Robotics
Introduction to Loupe Surgery
Introduction to Microsurgery (PGY-2)

Surgical Skills Labs
Ureteral Reimplant
Advanced Endoscopy
Artificial urinary sphincter
• Slings
• PCNL Lab
Penile prosthesis
Priapism Lab
• Suprapubic Catheter Tube Placement Lab

Simulated Patient Scenarios
• GU history and exam
Disease specific cases
• Transitions of care
• Delivering bad news
• Disclosure of medical errors

Simulation Resources
Ureteroscopy Box Trainer
Vasectomy Model