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ASiT Core Laparoscopic Skills Course

09:00 - 15:45
Purbeck Bar

In this course you will cover the principles of safe laparoscopy in a one-day course. The main aims will be to identify techniques for access and closure; bimanual coordination, safe dissection, and cutting using laparoscopic scissors. demonstrate basic suturing and knot-tying techniques and demonstrate knowledge of common laparoscopic procedures.

Delegate numbers: 18
Grade: FY2 – ST3
Faculty: 6-8

Programme Summary

09:00 - 09:15: Introduction + What ASiT does
09:15 - 09: 45: Setting up a stack
09:45 - 10:15: Access and closure
10:15 - 10:45: Grasping and manipulation of Polo mint
10:45 - 11:15: Pattern cutting
11:15 - 11:30: Refreshment
11:30 - 12:30: Laparoscopic suturing + laparoscopic cholecystectomy
12:30 - 13:15: Lunch break
13:15 - 14:15: Appendicectomy
14:15 - 15:30: Intracorporeal knotting
15:30 - 15:45: Discussion and closure