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Essential Laparoscopic Skills (3 day course)

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Simulation and Interactive Learning (SaIL) Centre

1st Floor St Thomas House, St Thomas' Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road

London

SE1 7EH

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Accredited 17.5 CPD points by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and Quality Assured by King’s Health Partners Education Academy

Course Duration: Three days

Time: 08:30-17:00

Course Director: Mr Amir Darakhshan

This three day course is an introduction to basic laparoscopic skills. The course covers set-up, equipment, principles of safe practice and progress onto basic operative techniques. These essential concepts will be introduced through videos and lectures. The emphasis is on practical hands-on sessions with simulated models, animal tissue and our state of the art virtual reality trainers.

This course is suitable for:

  • All surgical trainees taking up their first surgical appointment
  • Senior surgical trainees wishing to refresh their skills
  • Urology, O&G and Paediatric Surgery trainees

Content on Day 1

  • Setting up and troubleshooting a laparoscopic stack
  • Instruments, Ports and Access
  • Familiarisation with, and use of laparoscopic instruments
  • Access and closure
  • Laparoscopic skills and dissection including:
    – Safe camera use, triangulation, depth cueing
    – Use of instruments
    – Laparoscopic exercises

Content on Day 2

  • Principles of Knotting & Suturing
    – Intracorporeal knotting, suturing (interrupted, continuous), Roeder knot
  • Energy Sources
    – Principles and practice on animal tissue, principles and practice
  • Appendicectomy
    – Practice on models and Lap VR
    – Management of appendix stump: suturing, Endoloop
  • Closure of perforated ulcer
    – Principles, dissection and landmarks
    – Suturing, omentoplasty

Content on Day 3

  • Cholecystectomy
    – Principles and techniques
    – Anatomical landmarks
    – Mobilisation, dissection, duct/vessel clipping, GB removal
  • Laparoscopic Virtual Reality sessions

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  • £500
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Simulation and Interactive Learning (SaIL) Centre

1st Floor St Thomas House, St Thomas' Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road

London

SE1 7EH

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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