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ASiT Core Laparoscopic Skills: Pre-Conference Course

ASiT Core

Laparoscopic Skills

Pre-Conference Course


Course Convenor: Charlotte El-Sayed and Leo Brown

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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.

Course Format:

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

Coffee Break

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

P&J Live, The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA), Aberdeen, AB21 9FX
CMR Surgical
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