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Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery

This intensive three-day course focuses on the core laparoscopic surgery skills and theoretical knowledge essential for every surgical discipline.

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. 

This course is supported by:

  • £949.50
  • 3 days
  • 18.00 CPD Points
£949.50
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 laparascopy 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

Wed
06
Mar
2019
-
Fri
08
Mar
2019
£975
Royal Surrey County Hospital

06 Mar 2019
-
08 Mar 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.

For regional and international course payments and terms & conditions, please contact the relevant centre.

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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Fully Booked

Pricing notes:

Full price: £975

Fully Booked

Contact details:

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

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Tue
07
May
2019
-
Thu
09
May
2019
£860
Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT)

07 May 2019
-
09 May 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 20682131

Instructions:

Mrs K Westlake, wimat@cardiff.ac.uk, 029 20682131
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £860

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Please contact the coordinator:
Mrs K Westlake
wimat@cardiff.ac.uk
https://wimatcourses.walesdeanery.org/general_surgery/RCS-Core-Skills-Laparoscopic-Surgery

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Mon
08
Jul
2019
-
Wed
10
Jul
2019
£845
Royal Derby Hospital

08 Jul 2019
-
10 Jul 2019

£845

Pricing notes:

Full price: £845

Course Fees:

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Royal Derby Hospital

Location:

Royal Derby Hospital
Uttoxeter Road
DERBY
DE22 3NE
United Kingdom
milly.mistry@nhs.net
01332 789585

Instructions:

Mrs M Mistry, milly.mistry@nhs.net, 01332 789585
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Full price: £845

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milly.mistry@nhs.net
mailto:milly.mistry@nhs.net

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Partner Centres

Wed
01
May
2019
-
Fri
03
May
2019
from £949.50
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom

01 May 2019
-
03 May 2019

from £949.50

Pricing notes:

Full price: £1055.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £949.50

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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MANCHESTER, United Kingdom

Location:

Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre
University Of Manchester
MANCHESTER
M13 9PT
United Kingdom
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Tue
11
Jun
2019
-
Thu
13
Jun
2019
from £949.50
LONDON, United Kingdom

11 Jun 2019
-
13 Jun 2019

from £949.50

Pricing notes:

Full price: £1055.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £949.50

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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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