This intensive course focuses on the core laparoscopic surgery skills and theoretical knowledge essential for many surgical disciplines.In a safe, simulated environment, you will use a range of high-quality laparoscopic equipment, working with specifically designed benchtop models, as well as learning a variety of knotting and suturing techniques.Highly experienced faculty are on hand to deliver individual feedback and mentoring for improvement. 2 day courses are the latest edition of the course, featuring the PGCert MIS module and practice for the LapPass assessment. 3 day courses are the previous edition. From Jan 2020 onwards, all courses will be the latest edition.RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on this course at partner centres. Find out if you’re eligible to join or transfer. After attending this course, you should be able to:Set up a stack, correctly connecting a light source and gaining a good quality imageIdentify means of access and outline patient positioningDiscuss and anticipate a range of complications and how to deal with themDemonstrate a range of suturing and knot tying techniquesPerform key laparoscopic surgery proceduresDiscuss the use of laparoscopy in diagnosisEvaluate the use of various energy sourcesDemonstrate wide-ranging knowledge in laparoscopic surgery and operative procedures including ulcers, appendicetomy and cholecystectomy