SAAPS BASIC LAPAROSCOPIC SUTURING COURSE

Event Description

SAAPS Laparoscopic Suturing Course

 

Venue: Surgical Skills Training Centre, 6th Floor ICH Building, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Klipfontein Road, Rondebosch 7700, Cape Town 

Date:     Wednesday 20th November 2019

Time:     08h00 to 16h30

Registration Fee:     R1500

FOCUS ON PAEDIATRIC SURGERY REGISTRARS

PROGRAMME

8:00 Registration

On jig with rope

Anatomy of a knot: Reef, granny, surgeon’s knot converting a reef knot to a sliding knot

Tying a knot using two needle holders.

Specific attention to C-loop

Converting a reef knot to a sliding knot and locking back with needle holders

10.30 – 10.45: Tea

Suturing stage 1: Inserting the needle into peritoneal cavity

Suturing stage 2: Grasping and positioning the needle in the needleholder: 5 methods

Suturing stage 3: Inserting the needle and pulling suture through

12.45 – 13.30: Lunch

Practical: Box Trainer

Knotting – Forming C-loop – Reef knot

Capsizing and relocking

15h00 – Tea

Practical: Porcine Bowel

Intermittent and continuous suturing

REGISTER NOW BELOW – PLACES ARE LIMITED!

SAAPS Laparoscopic Suturing Course

SAAPS Laparoscopic Suturing Course