Basic Laparoscopic Skills Workshop

  Description:

The course is an 8-hour workshop, starting from the basics of instruments, abdominal wall entry techniques, hand-eye coordination exercises, needle handling, suturing and finally knot tying techniques.

  Duration:

8 hours; one full day or two half days.

  Target audience:

Senior surgery/gynecology residents.
Specialists and Consultants.

  The workshop includes the following:

    1. Introduction                                                
    2. Abdominal access in laparoscopy: entry
        methods, instruments and sites   
    3. Hand-Eye orientation training             
    4. Basic on suturing                               
    5. Practical training on suturing            
    6. Suturing task assessment                   
    7. Lunch break         
    8. Suturing task assessment                       
    9. General discussion