Skills sessions

The EBCOG scientific committee has designed this series of sessions with participants’ needs in mind, aiming for an immediate impact on their daily practice. These sessions come in three innovative educative formats led by an expert team.

Spots for each workshop are limited – Skill sessions attendance is strictly limited to congress participants. An extra 50€ (VAT incl.)/session registration fee applies.


Benefit from the experience and know-how of experts on a specific topic during hands-on trainings. Handle devices, watch and take part in demonstrations on models and more!

HOT 1 - Management of post-partum haemorrhage

When: 8th March – from 16:15 to 17:45 – 24 spots
Suitable for: Trainees, Midwives and Consultants
Objective: To understand the principles of assessment and management of PPH
Experts: Timothy Draycott, Agnes Simon, Diogo Ayres de Campos, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

- Assessment of patient - total volume of blood lost - using charts and haemodynamic parameters (MEOWS chart) + swabs and towels soaked in coloured ink - Agnes Simon
- Balloon Tamponade station - Diogo Ayres de Campos
- Antishock Garments - demonstrate the use and for participants to try on each other – S. Arulkumaran
- Brace compression sutures - B Lynch and modifications - Tim Draycott

HOT 2 – Gynaecological ultrasound

When: 8th March – from 16:15 to 17:45

Programme available soon

HOT 3 - Basic obstetric manoeuvres

When: 9th March – from 16:15 to 18:15 – 18 spots
Suitable for: Junior trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Objective: To offer hands-on training in vacuum delivery, non-rotational forceps delivery, and resolution of shoulder dystocia
Experts: Diogo Ayres-de-Campos, Jacky Nizard, Tim Draycott

Basic principles for conducting vacuum and forceps deliveries and resolving shoulder dystocia - Diogo Ayres-de-Campos
Vacuum delivery - Diogo Ayres-de-Campos
Non-rotational forceps - Jacky Nizard
Resolution of shoulder dystocia - Tim Draycott

HOT 4 – Adult basic life support

When: 9th March – from 16:15 to 18:15 – 20 spots
Suitable for: Suitable for: Specialists and Trainees
Objective: To acknowledge safety precautions when performing BLS; To recognize signs of adult cardiopulmonary arrest and provide high quality basic life support
Experts: Vítor Pinho-Oliveira , Nuno Nogueira Martins, Andrii Tkachenko

Chain of Survival
CPR Safety Precautions
Adult BLS sequence
Adult foreign body aspiration (choking) sequence

HOT 5 – GESEA Bachelor Workshop

When: When: 10th March – from 16:45 to 18:45

Programme available soon

HOT 6 – Skills in diagnosis and repair of perineal tears

When: 10th March – from 16:45 to 18:45 – 30 spots
Suitable for: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residents
Objective: Update of diagnostic tools and techniques of repair for severe intra-partum perineal tears
Experts: Xavier Deffieux, Renaud de Tayrac

- Perineal ultrasound images
- Video of suture techniques
- Hands-on repair using animal models


IC 1 – Step by step vídeos in Gynaecological Oncology
IC 2 – Introduction to training the trainers
IC 3 – How to write papers: the EJOG perspective
IC 4 – POP and UI: exam skills, pessary, botox, PTNS
IC 5 – FIGO Intrapartum fetal monitoring
IC 6 – Bring your own: cesarean 10 group classification
IC 7 – ISUOG interactive case discussion


MC 1 – How to prevent litigation
MC 2 – The Louwen vaginal breech birth
MC 3 – Sexual medicine for gynaecologists: a practice guidance
MC 4 – Uterine and ovarian transplantation
MC 5 – Initiation course for microscopy of vaginal fluid
MC 6 – Ultrasound: second trimester challenges
MC 7 – How to improve the training program in your Department
MC 8 – Tubal surgery in infertility
MC 9 – Recognizing the IOTA features
MC 10 – Expert assessment of the fetal heart
MC 11 – Colposcopy, HPV and cervical disease
MC 12 – Management of complex monochorionic twins