Virtual reality training
Basic Laparoscopic Skills Acquisition
Prior to performing advanced laparoscopic procedures, the registrars must be familiar with and experienced in basic laparoscopic skills:
Basic Laparoscopic Procedure Training
Utilization of minimal access procedures is increasing and has become gold standard in basic procedures such as laparoscopic cholycystectomy. The LAP Mentor provides an environment to experience a full laparoscopic cholycestectomy.
Advanced Laparoscopic Procedure Training
As new laparoscopic procedures emerge and guidelines for endoscopic surgery evolve, Simbionix develops training modules based on cutting edge simulation technology enabling users to experience entire complex laparoscopic procedures in a safe environment.
- Ventral Hernia
- Bariatric – Gastric Bypass
- Colorectal – Sigmoidectomy
- Urology – Nephrectomy
- Gynecology: Essential GYN Procedures, Hysterectomy Procedure
Simbionix Lap MENTOR training took place at the surgical skills training centre on the 22nd and 23rd February 2012.