Certificate Course in Comprehensive Laproscopic Surgery (focused on Cholecystectomy and Appendicectomy)

Certificate Course in Comprehensive Laproscopic Surgery (focused on Cholecystectomy and Appendicectomy)
Laparoscopic surgery has become an integral part of every surgeon’s practice. Procedures like diagnostic laparoscopy, biopsy, cholecystectomy and Appendicectomy are now a patient’s demand as also a surgeon’s preference. This is true even in the most remote parts of the world.

Every surgeon practicing today needs to understand the principles and fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery and avoid compromises and complications. This intense and comprehensive learning course encompasses “all-in-one with certification” to fulfil the dreams of any surgeon wishing to practice safe laparoscopic surgery. Knot-tying and suturing in laparoscopic surgery has been the “Achilles’ heel” of novices and sometimes even of an advanced laparoscopic surgeon. The course promises extensive training in this aspect with dedicated hours in the state-of-the-art wet laboratories to perfect skills including suturing.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the philosophy and ergonomics (less strain- better performance)

  • To gain proficiency in two-handed dissection and improve hand-eye co-ordination

  • To familiarize oneself with laparoscopic knot-tying and suturing, diagnostic laparoscopy (anatomy of the hiatal region and the variations)

  • To review indications, technical details and possible pitfalls in laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic appendicectomy and diagnostic laparoscopy

  • To understand prevention and management of complications of various laparoscopic procedures

Who Should Attend?

  • Surgical postgraduates

  • Experienced surgeons who have hesitated to embark into laparoscopic surgery

  • Surgeons interested in starting practice in laparoscopic surgery

  • Surgeons performing laparoscopic surgery who wish to consolidate their knowledge and skills

Advantages of HYBRID Learning

  • Accredited by The Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • Comprehensive structured curriculum ; Post course reading material ; Refresher Module

  • Attend didactic modules from the safety of your home

  • Intensive hands-on practice on unique near-life breathing-bleeding tissue models in state-of-the-art labs, in recreated OR setting

  • Learn under personal super-vision of stalwarts of General Surgery, and pick up tips & tricks from them

Course Highlights

Online Didactic Module:

  • Lectures, unedited surgery videos, presentations & demonstrations

  • Increase familiarity with equipment & instruments

  • Familiarize oneself with laparoscopic knot-tying and suturing

  • Steps of surgery – Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Appendicectomy, Diagnostic laparoscopy

  • Complications – Prevention & Remedy

Hands-on Practice Module

  • Practice in state-of-the-art IMMAST labs on breathing-bleeding animal tissue models

  • Intensive Lab exercises to improve hand-eye coordination

  • Step-by-Step surgery for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Appendicectomy

  • Tips & Tricks & Management of complications

Date: Jul 26, 2021 – Jul 28, 2021
Online Module: 26th, 27th & 28th July 2021
Hands-on Training: 30th & 31st August 2021(Batch A)
Course Fee: US$ 2250
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