2019 Annual Conference Post Event Cadaver Course


HAPS Post Event - Cadaver Course: May 27, 2019

The University of Portland will be hosting a post-conference event - Extraction and Examination of Cadaveric Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems. In this course, participants will remove an intact central nervous system from an embalmed human cadaver body donor. The eyes, optic nerves, cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem, spinal cord, and spinal nerves will be removed in one piece. 

This course is limited to 12 participants.

This course is now full. 
To get on the waiting list, please email info@hapsconnect.org

Key Details:

  • The fee for this course is $50.
  • Transportation will be provided. A University of Portland van will be used to pick-up attendees the morning of the event at the Oregon Convention Center.
  • A snack will be provided during the event, but Breakfast will not be provided. Please make sure to eat prior to the event. 
  • Closed-toed shoes are required.
  • Lab coats will be provided to all attendees. 


 Time Event Location
8:00 - 8:30 am Attendee Pick-up/Transportation to UP Oregon Convention Center
8:30 - 9:00 am Arrival/Check-In  Swindells Foyer
9:00 - 10:00 am Laminectomy to Expose the Spinal Cord Swindells 212
10:00 - 10:30 am  Partial Sacrectomy Swindells 212
10:30 - 11:15 am Removal of Calvarium Swindells 212
11:15 - 11:30 am  Break/Snacks  Swindells Foyer
 11:30 - 11:45 am Wedge Cut of Occipital Bone Swindells 212
11:45 am - 12:00 pm Removal of Frontal Bone above Orbits Swindells 212
12:00 - 12:30 pm Orbit Exposure and Enucleation  Swindells 212
12:30 - 1:00 pm Removal and Examination of CNS and PNS  Swindells 212
1:00 pm Transportation back to Convention Center  Oregon Convention Center

Conference Policies

Refund Policy
A withdrawing registrant will receive a full refund until May 1. From May 1 through May 17, only 50% of the fee will be refunded. No refunds will be made after May 17. To request a refund, please email info@hapsconnect.org