Basic Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Bitch Spay

Course Date:
Wednesday13th September 2023 & Thursday 14th September 2023
Course Time:
10.00am - 5.30pm
Available Spaces:
£1,195.00 + VAT
The Clinical Skills Lab Manor Place,
204a Manor Place,
London. SE17 3BN

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This course provides a practical introduction to laparoscopy and minimally invasive surgery, with the emphasis on basic laparoscopic techniques that can be performed in first opinion practice. The advantages and disadvantages of minimally invasive procedures will be discussed and there will be a brief overview of instrumentation and instrument handling techniques, followed by a more detailed discussion of laparoscopic principles, the approach to the abdomen and laparoscopic organ biopsies. The use of electrosurgery and other haemostatic techniques in minimally invasive surgery will be covered on day two, followed by detailed instruction on laparoscopic ovariectomy and ovariohysterectomy.

Topics to be covered include:
  • Detailed explanation and examination of instrumentation
  • Minimally invasive surgery in general practice – profitability
  • Practical skills tests using laparoscopic trainers
  • Cadaver practical – approach to the abdomen, exploratory laparoscopy, organ biopsies, laparoscopic ovariectomy, ovariohysterectomy, gastropexy etc



Some feedback about this course...

"Very helpful and informative course, giving understanding and confidence in lap surgery." October 2018
"Excellent speaker, very thorough." October 2018
"Great lecturer, clear and well explained lecture content." October 2018
"Wonderful speaker." October 2018
"Very good lecturing skills, good hand-outs. Patient and helpful in the wet lab."- October 2019