This intensive course covers the core laparoscopic surgery skills and knowledge essential for every surgical discipline.

You will use a range of high-quality laparoscopic equipment, working with specifically designed bench top models, as well as learning a variety of knotting and suturing techniques.

This course is supported by:
3 days
18.00 CPD Points
After attending this course, you should be able to:

Set up a stack, correctly connecting a light source and gaining a good quality image
Identify means of access and outline patient positioning
Discuss and anticipate a range of complications and how to deal with them
Demonstrate a range of suturing and knot tying techniques
Perform key laparoscopic surgery procedures
Discuss the use of laparascopy in diagnosis
Evaluate the use of various energy sources
Demonstrate wide-ranging knowledge in laparoscopic surgery and operative procedures including ulcers, appendicetomy and cholecystectomy
Course content
You will cover a wide variety of topics during this course, including:

Dissection and clipping
Suturing and knotting
Diagnostic laparoscopy
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Repair of a perforated ulcer
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Continuous suturing
Take a look at a sample Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery programme.

10% discount on this course for RCS members
Members, Fellows and Associates benefit from a 10% discount on this course when held at our Education Centre in London.

Your discount will be applied automatically when booking.

Find out more about joining today.

PGCert in Surgery Associated Course
You will be awarded 4 credits toward the Postgraduate Certificate in Surgery upon booking this course. (The inclusion of courses in the PGCert in Surgery is subject to availability)