Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills

Workshop

This highly practical one day cadaveric workshop aimed at providing participants with the most efficient techniques for advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, including safe colon mobilisation and techniques for vessel control. The workshop aims to provide participants the opportunity to gain and consolidate skills in dissection techniques and enhance their laparoscopic skills in colorectal surgery. 

Suitable for: Senior SET Trainees and Consultants in Colorectal Surgery. Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants. Limited Observer positions are available.

Dates

Available (doctor) Available (nurse) Available (observer)
Friday, 2 December 2022

Only 1 participant place remaining!

 

About

They will gain an improved understanding of laparoscopic technique and knowledge of anatomy associated with colorectal resections, including anatomy of the bowel. The workshop aims to consolidate clinically relevant surgical and anatomy knowledge useful to real life practise and exam preparation. This workshop will also feature presentations and discussions, whilst allowing sufficient time for practising skills in a supportive environment with a high faculty to participant ratio. Limited places for Observers are available.  

Workshop Content

Trainees will deepen their understanding and skills in the following areas:

Demonstration and Cadaveric Practical Sessions

  • Safe laparoscopic colorectal dissection techniques
  • Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy 
  • Laparoscopic high anterior resection (left hemicolectomy)

Presentations

  • Ergonomics
  • Entry techniques 
  • Trocar and instrument placement
  • Dissection techniques and vessel control
    • Blunt and sharp dissection
    • Energised dissection
    • Sealing vessels, staplers, clips and energised sealers
  • Patient preparation

 

Workshop Inclusions

  • Fresh frozen human cadaveric dissection
  • Didactic sessions
  • All meals and refreshments
  • Limited places to maximise practical learning time

CTEC invites its Laparoscopic Surgery workshop registrants to visit its Research and Skills Practice Room prior to or after your workshop for free of charge practice sessions.  This room is a dedicated simulation skills resource designed to enhance your learning experience.  For further information contact the CTEC Course Coordination Team: T (08) 6488 8044  E admin-ctec@uwa.edu.au

 

2022 Fee

WA Participant: $1235
Non-WA Participant:  $1485
Observers: $175
Theatre Nurses: Free of charge

 

CTEC PPE & COVID-19 Lab Safety Workshop Strategy

 

COVID-19 Information for Workshop Participants

CTEC Terms & Conditions

Workshop content, date and convenors may be subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Accreditations or CPD Approvals

This educational activity has been approved in the RACS CPD Program. RACS Fellows, Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) and surgeons participating in the RACS CPD Program can claim 1 point per hour (to a maximum of 8 points) in Educational Activities. Participation in this activity will be entered into your RACS CPD which ca be accessed through ehub.

Testimonials

"World class faculty and course. Very humbled by how lucky we are to have this facility here in Perth. "
"Outstanding convenor. "
"A perfect course. "
- 2020 Workshop Participants

Venue

CTEC
The University of Western Australia
Entrance No.2 Hackett Drive, Crawley
Perth, Western Australia

For more information contact

John Linehan
Senior Course Coordinator
T +61 8 6488 8049
E john.linehan@uwa.edu.au

 

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