RCS Core Skills in Laparoscopy Surgery
Course Convenor: Mr Krishna Moorthy (Consultant upper GI surgeon, St. Mary’s Hospital)
Course Administrator: Mr Stephen Marchington (Clinical skills technician, St. Mary’s Hospital - firstname.lastname@example.org, 020 3312 6443)
Level: CT1-2, ST3-4
Day One: InstrumentationAccessManipulationDissection
Day Two: Suturing and knottingDiagnostic laparoscopyLaparoscopic appendectomyRepair of a perforated ulcer
Day Three: Laparoscopic cholecystectomyContinuous suturing
This course is an intensive practical skills course with plenty of opportunity to practice in the laboratory, using high quality laparoscopic equipment on bench-top models specifically designed for the course. Feedback and formative assessment is also provided to help each individual’s progress.
The chance to develop the fundamental skills of laparoscopic suturing and knot tying as well as to learn and practice a number of key laparoscopic procedures in a structured way, under the instruction of experienced and interested tutors.