Research and Skills Practice Lab

Research and Skills Practice Lab

Capacity: 3

The CTEC Research and Skills Practice Lab enables users to develop newly acquired skills or consolidate previously learnt techniques on their own in a safe enviornment.

Who can use the Skills Practice Lab?

  • Junior Doctors and Surgical Trainees who have attended entry level laparoscopic skills training workshops and would like to consolidate the fundamental skills required for laparoscopic surgery. 


Equipment available

  • Laparoscopic Practice Trainers


Skills which can be practised

The Laparoscopic Practice Trainers are suitable for Junior Doctors to practice their hand-eye coordination skills for laparoscopic surgery.  The task trainers use the following models:

  • Peg transfer
  • Pattern cutting
  • Ligating Loop
  • Intracorporeal suturing


Three hour practice sessions are available Monday to Wednesday 9am - 4.30pm.

For more information:

John Linehan
Senior Course Coordinator
T (0)8 6488 8695

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