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Skull Base Course

The ULNIL supports and organizes the Université Laval Skull Base Hands-on Course, an annual event open to Neurosurgeons, ENT and senior residents in both specialties. During this 3-days course, participants will learn via formal lectures and cadaveric hands-on dissections from both local and renowned international invited faculty.

The program encompasses the main anterolateral skull base approaches ( FTOZ, anterior petrosal, etc), a full day on expended endoscopic endonasal approaches and a full day on keyhole & endoscopic transorbital approaches. A unique endonasal CSF leak reconstruction model will also be available for participants to try during the endoscopic endonasal day.

Registration is now open for the 2024 Université Laval Skull Base Hands-on Course.

The course will take place in Québec City, Canada, from the 5th to 7th of June.

Lectures & hands-on dissection: 700$

Lectures only: 350$

For information:

For registration: send the registration form to: and proceed to payment via our secured website after receiving confirmation. 

The course takes place at the Université Laval Anatomy Laboratory, Ferdinand-Vandry pavillon, 1050 rue de la médecine, Québec, Qc, Canada.

Plan du campus de l'Université Laval

Suggested hotel at walking distance from the lab with preferential rates:

Hôtel Alt Québec, 1200 Av. de Germain-des-Prés, Québec, QC G1V 3M7


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2023 Laval Skull Base Course