Course Convenor: Charlotte El-Sayed and Leo Brown
Target audience: medical students, foundation doctors and core trainees
Please note this course cannot be booked as a standalone course. To be eligible to attend, you must register for the ASiT Annual Conference 2022.
Our popular laparoscopic skills course is back! This course is designed to introduce you to laparoscopic surgery and provide you with hands-on practical experience. You will learn how to set up the kit, how to place your ports and the steps involved to perform an appendicectomy and cholecystectomy.
Spaces are limited and this is one of our most popular courses so hurry and book your place now. The course organisers would like to thank BBraun for sponsoring this event.
Course Programme (subject to change):
09:00 - 09:15 Introductions and Welcome
09:15 - 09:45 Laparoscopic set-up, instruments and ergonomics
09:45 - 10:15 Port insertion
10:15 - 10:45 Hands-on practical experience
10:45 - 11:45 Laparoscopic appendicectomy (Lecture)
12:00 - 12:30 Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (Lecture)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Hands-on practical experience
15:00 - 16:00 Laparoscopic suturing
16:00 - 16:30 Energy devices and stapling