Human Cadaver Courses
Home courses
location
organisers
FAQs partner
contact
imprint

FAQs

where & when

Where
When



cadavers

ARE THE SKULLS EMBALMED AND CAN I GET DISEASES FROM THE CADAVERS?
HOW MANY DOCTORS ARE ASSIGNED TO A CADAVER?
HOW MUCH HANDS-ON DISSECTION WILL I PERFORM?
HOW CAN I ARRANGE TO DISSECT ON THE SAME CADAVER WITH A FRIEND?
CAN I TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE CADAVER OR OF THE SURGICAL PROCEDURE?
WHAT HAPPENS WITH THE CADAVER AFTER THE SEMINAR?




anatomy lab

IS THE HANDS-ON SEMINAR HELD IN A SPECIAL TYPE OF LAB?



attire

What kind of clothing should I wear?
Is there a written test during or upon completing the seminar?
Should I be concerned about my anatomy knowledge?



instructors and stuff

Who is instructing the seminar?
Is there additional staff to help me?
How long have you been conducting this kind of seminar?



supplied

What is supplied before, during and after the seminar?
Available during the course
Do I need to bring anything with me to the seminar?



travel, accomodation

Which airport is the nearest?
What hotel would you recommend?



registration

How soon should I register?
What forms of payment do you accept?



reasons to attend

student comments

Center of Anatomy and Cell Biology of the Vienna Medical University,
Vienna, Austria.Währingerstrasse 13, A-1090 Vienna, Austria,
Dissectioning room VI, Second floor

top


See SEMINARS

According to the date chosen, the hands-on dissection starts at 9.00 am and ends at 5.30 p.m.
There will be a catered lunch buffet and coffee breakes with typical Viennese homemade cakes.

top



ARE THE SKULLS EMBALMED AND CAN I GET DISEASES FROM THE CADAVERS?

The skulls are not embalmed and have been frozen before use in the dissection room. The skulls are washed and prepared before the course and are handled in the most aesthetic way to make sure that the dignity of the donor is respected. No information will be provided to you about the donor's history.
All donors have no record of infectious diseases; nevertheless you are instructed to handle with care.

top


HOW MANY DOCTORS ARE ASSIGNED TO A CADAVER?

There are just two doctors assigned to each cadaver,
which makes the hands-on course unique.

top


HOW MUCH HANDS-ON DISSECTION WILL I PERFORM?

90% of the seminar is hands-on dissection 10% is a lecture with instructual information
and recorded "master-dissection"

top


HOW MUCH HANDS-ON DISSECTION WILL I PERFORM?

90% of the seminar is hands-on dissection10% is a lecture with instructual information and recorded "master-dissection"

top

HOW CAN I ARRANGE TO DISSECT ON THE SAME CADAVER WITH A FRIEND?

Table assignments are free of choice to you

top

CAN I TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE CADAVER OR OF THE SURGICAL PROCEDURE?

Respect for the bequeathed does not allow for still or video photographs in the dissection room.

top

WHAT HAPPENS WITH THE CADAVER AFTER THE SEMINAR?

The remains are cremated and the University holds a common burial in honour of the bequeathed
who have donated their bodies to science.

top

 

IS THE HANDS-ON SEMINAR HELD IN A SPECIAL TYPE OF LAB?

The Center of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Medical University of Vienna has a long history of dissecting courses for students and doctors.The room where you will work on your cadaver is very large and designedfor 120 students. Nevertheless we will not run hands-on courses for groups larger than 40 participants. By utilizing the anatomy lab we are guaranteed a facility with a special ventilation system, proper lighting, special stainless steel tables and large wash areas.

top

 

attire

What kind of clothing should I wear?

Casual, comfortable clothes are suggested. Remember that you are a guest of the Vienna Medical University so please dress appropriately.You will not be permitted in the Lab with shorts, sandals etc. Preferably some type of sport shoe, since the floors are slippery when wet.

top

 

Is there a written test during or upon completing the seminar?

No test is given during or at the end of the seminar.

top

 

Should I be concerned about my anatomy knowledge?

There is absolutely no need to be intimidated or concerned with your anatomy knowledge because we will guide you through the entiredissection process. We know your needs and how to meet them.

top

 

instructors and stuff

Who is instructing the seminar?

During this seminar you will perform standard procedures in facialcosmetic surgery under the supervision
of Dr. Norbert Fock, MD, DDS and Dr. Hannes Traxler, Anatomist at the University of Vienna,
Medical School.

Dr. Fock contributes his clinical experience in aesthetic cosmeticsurgery of the face and neck while Dr. Traxler brings his 15 years ofdissection experience to the anatomy lab giving you an unique dissection experience.

The team Dr. Fock/Dr. Traxler has given more than 30 dissection courses up to now.

top

 

Is there additional staff to help me?

The support staff for the seminars is a team of highly skilled and experienced professionals that have been involved with these kinds of seminars for years.

top

 

How long have you been conducting this kind of seminar?

We have been conducting postgraduate seminars specifically designed for dental surgeons and facial surgeons since 1997.

top

 

What is supplied before, during and after the seminar?

Mailed prior to the seminar:

1. Confirmation letter upon registration
2. Study outline
3. Maps to university, hotel, etc.

Morning of seminar:

1. Lab coat, facemask
2. Name tag

Available during the seminar:

1. Dissection tools
2. Non-powdered latex gloves

After the seminar:

1. Vienna Human Cadaver Dissection Courses - Certificate of Completion
2. You will be our guest at the most typical "Heurigen" Restaurant Werner Welser in the vineyard area Grinzing.
Bring your husband or wife.Beginning 8 p.m.

 

top

 

 

Available during the course


Lab coat, latex gloves (not provided), protective mask, cap
All the necessary instruments
Complete equipped workstation

 

top

 

 

Do I need to bring anything with me to the seminar?

Just you and an open mind, we supply everything else.
If you have an allergy to latex, please bring your own hypo allergic gloves.
For total facial protection please bring some glassesor a facial shelter device.

top

 

travel.accomodation

Which airport is the nearest?

Vienna International Airport, about 20 km from the inner city and the University.

Airport shuttle by bus or train to the center to the city
Taxi service (about 35 Euro)

 

top

 

What hotel would you recommend?

We have a very special offer for our participants in a 4**** hotel
about 3 minutes within walking distance of our seminar:

Hotel Regina

www.kremslehnerhotels.at

For booking: Eva.kremslehner@kremslehnerhotels.at

Fax: 0043/1/408 83 92
Tel 0043/1/ 40 44 670

please refer to" CADAVER COURSE" and get your special rate
(95 Euro double room-single occupancy, 105 Euro double occupancy, incl. tax and breakfast)

 

top

 

 

registration

How soon should I register?

To guarantee your participation in the dissection lab, please sign-up as soon as possible, since registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Payment is required to secure your registration.

top

 

What forms of payment do you accept?

All payments must be in the form of Euros.
Only the payment of the full course price by means of bank-transfer guarantees you a place in the hands-on course chosen.

bank account:

"Österreichische Postsparkasse Aktiengesellschaft"
Dr. Hannes Traxler, Dr. Norbert Fock
Account number: 000 83 17 96 97
BLZ 60 000

 

top

 

The only anatomical and surgical step-by-step hands on cadaver sourse for facial surgeons.
Extensive anatomy and surgery knowledge is not a prerequisite.
We teach you in a friendly & easy-to-learn environment.
We know your needs and how to meet them and we focus on pitfalls in facial surgery.


The Advanced participants have the opportunity:

To try procedures he/she want to do on a future patient.
To detect how close one usually is to delicate anatomical structures.
This is a full face and neck surgical procedure course where you perform all the procedures. You will not be working on pre-dissectedcadavers or sectioned specimens. See, touch and explore the different anatomical planes, fascia,muscles, nerves, arteries, veins, organs, etc. providing you with an unparalleled surgical learning experience.

See structural anomalies.
We only utilize professional facilities.
The facial dissection/operation course will be held at the University of Vienna (Austria) Medical School

A certificate will be provided by the Vienna Human Cadaver DissectionCourse
upon completion of the seminar.

 

top