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Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery

This intensive course focuses on the core laparoscopic surgery skills and theoretical knowledge essential for many surgical disciplines.

In a safe, simulated environment, you will use a range of high-quality laparoscopic equipment, working with specifically designed benchtop models, as well as learning a variety of knotting and suturing techniques.

Highly experienced faculty are on hand to deliver individual feedback and mentoring for improvement. 

2 day courses are the latest edition of the course, featuring the PGCert MIS module and practice for the LapPass assessment. 3 day courses are the previous edition. From Jan 2020 onwards, all courses will be the latest edition.

RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on this course at partner centres. Find out if you're eligible to join or transfer

This course is supported by:

  • £1,099.00
  • 3 days
  • 18.00 CPD Points
£1,099.00
3 days
18.00 CPD Points

Suitability

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course, you should be able to:

  • Set up a stack, correctly connecting a light source and gaining a good quality image
  • Identify means of access and outline patient positioning
  • Discuss and anticipate a range of complications and how to deal with them
  • Demonstrate a range of suturing and knot tying techniques
  • Perform key laparoscopic surgery procedures
  • Discuss the use of laparoscopy in diagnosis
  • Evaluate the use of various energy sources
  • Demonstrate wide-ranging knowledge in laparoscopic surgery and operative procedures including ulcers, appendicetomy and cholecystectomy

Format

Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery combines demonstrations from experienced faculty with plenty of opportunity to practice the use of high-quality laparoscopic equipment.

You will also receive individual feedback and formative assessment throughout the three days.

Additional Information

Course content

You will cover a wide variety of topics during this course, including:

  • Instrumentation
  • Access
  • Manipulation
  • Dissection and clipping
  • Suturing and knotting
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Repair of a perforated ulcer
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Continuous suturing

Take a look at a sample Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery programme.

10% discount on this course for RCS members

Members, Fellows and Associates benefit from a 10% discount on this course when held at our Education Centre in London.

Your discount will be applied automatically when booking.

Find out more about joining today.

PGCert in Surgery Associated Course

You will be awarded 4 credits toward the Postgraduate Certificate in Surgery upon booking this course. (The inclusion of courses in the PGCert in Surgery is subject to availability)

Booking Options

Regional Centres

Mon
21
Oct
2019
-
Wed
23
Oct
2019
£975
Royal Surrey County Hospital

21 Oct 2019
-
23 Oct 2019

£975

Pricing notes:

Full price: £975

Course Fees:

Please note, for courses held at the College, we require full payment upon booking. Take a look at our cancellation policy first.

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Royal Surrey County Hospital

Location:

Royal Surrey County Hospital
Egerton Road
GUILDFORD
GU2 7XX
United Kingdom
alison.snook@outlook.com
01483 688691

Instructions:

Mrs A Snook, alison.snook@outlook.com, 01483 688691
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £975

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Ms A Solska
alison.snook@outlook.com
https://www.mattu.org.uk/course-booking

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Tue
22
Oct
2019
-
Wed
23
Oct
2019
£860
Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT)

22 Oct 2019
-
23 Oct 2019

£860

Pricing notes:

Full price: £860

Course Fees:

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Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT)

Location:

Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy
Cardiff Medicentre
CARDIFF
CF14 4UJ
United Kingdom
wimat@cardiff.ac.uk
029 20682129

Instructions:

Mrs K Westlake, wimat@cardiff.ac.uk, 029 20682129
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Full price: £860

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wimat@cardiff.ac.uk
https://wimatcourses.cardiff.ac.uk/general_surgery/RCS-Core-Skills-Laparoscopic-Surgery

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Wed
23
Oct
2019
-
Thu
24
Oct
2019
£900.00
Colchester General Hospital

23 Oct 2019
-
24 Oct 2019

£900.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £900.00

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Colchester General Hospital

Location:

Colchester General Hospital
Turner Road
COLCHESTER
CO4 5JL
United Kingdom
sarah.wilby@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk
01206 746055

Instructions:

Ms S Wilby, sarah.wilby@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk, 01206 746055, This will be a new edition two day course
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Full price: £900.00

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sarah.wilby@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk
mailto:sarah.wilby@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk

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Partner Centres

Tue
10
Dec
2019
-
Wed
11
Dec
2019
£1099.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

10 Dec 2019
-
11 Dec 2019

£1099.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £1099.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £989.10

Course Fees:

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

GAPS Learning Centre - 4th Floor, Hunter Wing
St Georges University of London
LONDON
SW17 0RE
United Kingdom
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Wed
01
Apr
2020
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Thu
02
Apr
2020
£1099.00
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom

01 Apr 2020
-
02 Apr 2020

£1099.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £1099.00
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MANCHESTER, United Kingdom

Location:

Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre
University Of Manchester
MANCHESTER
M13 9PT
United Kingdom
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Tue
16
Jun
2020
-
Wed
17
Jun
2020
£1099.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

16 Jun 2020
-
17 Jun 2020

£1099.00

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

GAPS Learning Centre - 4th Floor, Hunter Wing
St Georges University of London
LONDON
SW17 0RE
United Kingdom
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