Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery Course (June)

08 - 09 June 2020

(2 days)

Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation, University of Dundee, UK

Summary of course

This is an intensive, two-day course focusing on the core skills required for safe laparoscopic surgical practice. The course has been carefully designed to maximise hands-on experience whilst in our centre. This course has been approved by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and has been awarded 11 CPD Points. The course has been successfully running for more than 10 years and continues to develop.


Day one

Camera and scope manipulation, abdominal access and insufflation, ergonomics, sharp and blunt dissection, clip application electrosurgery, looping, tissue extraction, and port site closure.

Day two

Diagnostic laparoscopy, laparoscopic appendicectomy, and laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Who is it for?

The course is equally suitable for the junior surgeon starting out in minimal access surgery and for the more senior surgeon who is either new to laparoscopy or wishes to refresh their core skills.

How to apply?

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