The Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills workshop covers the most efficient techniques for laparoscopic intra and extracorporeal knot tying and intracorporeal suturing.
This highly practical one day workshop will increase technical skills in two handed operative techniques and the ability to tie intra and extracorporeal knots. Practical sessions feature a dedicated work station for each participant, with assistance provided by a medical student camera operator.
It is suitable for Service Registrars, Surgical Trainees and Consultants. Junior Doctors who have completed CTEC’s JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery workshop are also encouraged to register.
Registrants are welcome to consolidate practical laparoscopic skills and procedural experience prior to this workshop by utilising CTEC's Research and Skills Practice Lab. Please contact the Senior Course Co-ordinator for information.
The workshop will focus on the following tasks:
- Passing a ligature
- Extracorporeal knot tying
- Intracorporeal suturing – placing sutures
- Intracorporeal knot tying
- Formation and use of endoloop
Practical Animal Tissue Based Surgical Skill Stations
- Laparoscopic suturing of enterotomies
- Laparoscopic appendicectomy
- Laparoscopic assisted gastrostomy
It utilises a range of animal tissue and synthetic models for the practical skill stations.
The workshop will also feature case scenarios and discussions, whilst also allowing sufficient time to practise skills.
- Practical animal tissue based skill stations
- Didactic sessions
- All meals and refreshments
WA Participant: $970
Non-WA Participant: $1165
Workshop content, date and convenors may be subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.
Accreditations or CPD Approvals
The University of Western Australia
Hackett Drive, Crawley
Perth, Western Australia