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Minimally Invasive Surgery (eLearning)

About this module

The use of laparoscopic surgery is increasing in practice and this module will increase your knowledge about the subject. It covers applications, equipment, techniques and complications, to provide a base upon which you can build during your specialty training.

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  • 6 PG Cert credits
  • 10.00 CPD Points: TBC
6 PG Cert credits
10.00 CPD Points: TBC
Standard fee £300.00
Member Discount 10 %: £270.00
PGCert Student Discount 15%: £255.00
  • Take this course as part of PG Cert in Surgery for £255 (15% discount) or if you are an RCS member for £270 (10% discount)
  • You will have access to this module for 6 months, which you can extend for an additional 6 months for £100.
  • Upon completion of your module, you will obtain a certificate of completion for this module.
  • Please take a look at our Terms & Conditions if you need to cancel your access to this module.

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This module is run through RCS e-learning as a standalone module, part of a course or part of a PG certification.
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If you're are taking this module independantly or as part of a course you can access your progress and continue the module via RCS e-learning.

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Independent module or blended learning

If you're are taking this module independantly or as part of a course you can access your progress and continue the module via RCS e-learning.

Go to RCS e-Learning
Via PG Certification

If you're are taking this module as part of the PG certification you can view your progress and continue the module via the PG cert dashboard.

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Suitability

You can take this module as part of the PGCert in Surgery, designed for FY1-2 & CT1-2.

You can also take this module as a standalone online course at any stage of your career.


To be eligible, candidates need to have successfully completed an undergraduate medical degree and have access to an Educational / Clinical Supervisor.


We wish to thank Mölnlycke Healthcare for sponsoring this eLearning module on Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Customised Laparoscopic Solutions – Leading the way in Theatre Efficiency

Learning outcomes

Topics include:

  • Applications for laparoscopic surgery
  • The operating room in laparoscopic surgery
  • Laparoscopic equipment
  • Laparoscopy for the patient
  • Techniques in laparoscopy
  • Complications of laparoscopy
  • Developing a minimally invasive surgery service

After completing this Minimally Invasive Surgery module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the common applications for laparoscopic surgery
  • Set up an operating room including the equipment required for laparoscopic surgery
  • Describe the physiological consequences of laparoscopy for the patient
  • Describe basic techniques in laparoscopy
  • Recognise the complications of laparoscopy
 

Format

This is an interactive online module within the innovative RCS eLearning platform. This format means you can study using any device, whenever and wherever it suits you.

You will have access to this module for 6 months, which you can also extend.

You may be interested in the following modules

Associated courses

Receive PGCert credits for successfully completing selected courses. (The range of courses and dates are subject to availability).

 

Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery (4 credits)

This intensive 3-day course covers the core laparoscopic surgery skills and knowledge essential for every surgical discipline.

This course is suitable for: CT1-2 and ST3-4.

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You will be awarded 4 PGCert in Surgery credits upon successful completion of this course

Intermediate Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery (4 credits)

This highly interactive course will improve your laparoscopic surgical skills by focusing on advanced laparoscopic techniques.

This course is suitable for: ST3-5.

Find out more

You will be awarded 4 PGCert in Surgery credits upon successful completion of this course

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The education team is based in the main RCS building in London. To visit us, take one of the lifts opposite the Council Room to Floor 4. Our reception area will be directly in front of you.

Location

The Royal College of Surgeons of England

35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields

London

WC2A 3PE