SASES LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY, APPENDICECTOMY AND SUTURING WORKSHOP – 5th & 6th September 2024

Event Description

 

LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY, APPENDICECTOMY AND SUTURING WORKSHOP

Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September 2024

The purpose of this workshop is to take a deeper look at the complications that are still common in Laparoscopy and ways at preventing them. A segment of the workshop will also focus on Laparoscopic Suturing Techniques. This workshop will be suitable for both Medical Officers, Registrars and Specialists that either wish to upskill or refresh their skills.

Faculty: Prof Marc Bernon, Prof Christo Kloppers, Prof Alp Numanoglu, Dr Bernie Maree & Dr Anna Coccia 

Venue: Surgical Skills Training Centre, 6th Floor ICH Building, Red Cross Children’s Hospital, Rondebosch, Cape Town.

This is a CPD accredited course.

Programme:

Day 1:

08:00     Registration

08:30     Welcome

Principles of Laparoscopy

Energy Sources – what to use when and the function of each of the available energy devices

Ergonomics in MAS

Anatomy of Bile Ducts

Avoiding bile duct injuries

Laparoscopic Appendicectomy

10:45      Tea

11:00       Practical exercises (Camera navigation, Hand-eye co-ordination, Bi-manual co-ordination)

12:00      Lunch

13:00      Cholecystectomy (Porcine Model)

15:00       Tea

15:30       Cholecystectomy (Porcine Model) When to convert

16:30       Close

Day 2:

08:00     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     Tea

10:45     Suturing stage 1: Inserting the needle into peritoneal cavity

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

Suturing stage 3: Inserting the needle and pulling suture through

12.45      Lunch

13:30     Practical: Box Trainer

Knotting – Forming C-loop – Reef knot

Capsizing and relocking

15:00     Tea

15:30     Practical:  Practice on a foam pad

SUTT1 TEST

16:30     Close

 

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