This intensive three-day course focuses on the core laparoscopic surgery skills and theoretical knowledge essential for every surgical discipline.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. 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 laparascopy in diagnosisEvaluate the use of various energy sourcesDemonstrate wide-ranging knowledge in laparoscopic surgery and operative procedures including ulcers, appendicetomy and cholecystectomyCourse contentYou will cover a wide variety of topics during this course, including:InstrumentationAccessManipulationDissection and clippingSuturing and knottingDiagnostic laparoscopyLaparoscopic appendectomyRepair of a perforated ulcerLaparoscopic cholecystectomyContinuous suturing