Cognitive Simulation – a day course

British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

Education and Training
20th October 2013
Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Cognitive Simulation - a day course


BAPIO Education and Training section has launched an interactive day course on ‘Cognitive Simulation’. The course introduce a novel concept in techniques to optimise surgical performance.
To reveal the cognitive factors underlying a surgical performance

To impart evidence -based information regarding cognitive interventions

• A combination of didactic and interactive.
• Involves cognitive exercises

• The missing link: Cognitive skills and surgical performance
• The art and science of cognitive interventions
• Techniques of cognitive simulation
• Practical applications to improve surgical skills


Mr Uttam Shiralkart
Author of the award winning book ‘Smart surgeons, sharp decisions’ & ‘cognitive simulation’

Mr Jonathan Stewart
Head of Faculty
‘Hollier Simulation center

Course fee: £75 (normally £250)

BACS: TSB A/c: 00066608 Sort Code: 30-90-66 Ref: Your surname-GLS
Cheques payable to BAPIO
(Print name at the back of cheque)


“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 perspective of improving surgical performance. It offers you cognitive tools that you can use before and after a procedure, more so for complex cases”.
Mr. Attilio A. Lotto,
Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital

“This was an eye opener for me and I believe presents a useful tool for all practicing surgeon to stay on top of their game”.
Mr. Cambel 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

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

“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 then 10000 operations so far. I would make Cognitive Simulation mandatory for all surgeons.”
Mr. Lehel Balint,
Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, BMI Droitwich Spa 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 Sanjiv Manjure
ms mch frcs frcs(tr&orth)
Vice Chair, BAPIO Education and Training
Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Department Of Orthopedics,
Luton & Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation trust & Associate Teaching Hospital

For further information please contact
BAPIO Central Office, 178 Ampthill Road, Bedford MK42 9PU Tel:01234 212879 Email:

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