Fully Booked!! Basic Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery - lead by the E.A.E.S. expert Assoc. Prof. Marek Soltes, MD., PhD. Hon. FEBS/MIS

Period: 05.02.2024 - 07.02.2024

Accredited by the Romanian College of Physicians with 18 CME credits and endorsed by EAES, this hands-on course is dedicated to residents in general surgery, gynecology and urology, with minimal to none experience in laparoscopic surgery.

During this event, the participants:
- will learn principles of laparoscopic surgery, including the fundamentals of laparoscopic imaging, ergonomy and safety in the operating room, as well as basic facts regarding laparoscopic equipment and safe use of surgical energy;
- will be instructed how to create pneumoperitoneum safely;
- will be trained in camera navigation to achieve optimal images;
- will develop practical laparoscopic skills including object grasping and manipulation, bimanual and hand-eye coordination, cutting, clipping, use of endo-loop and endo-bag, insertion of objects to and their extraction from the abdominal cavity, tissue handling, laparoscopic needle manipulation, suturing and knot tying;
- will learn basics of teamwork and communication in the operating room;
- will gain knowledge about incidents and adverse events in laparoscopic surgery

This course includes some theoretical lectures, videos and discussions, but its primary focus is on the extensive hands-on training under the direct guidance of the course faculty, lead by the EAES expert Assoc. Prof. Marek Soltes, MD., PhD. Hon. FEBS/MIS.

At the end of this event participants will be more confident to start their career in minimally invasive surgery by mastering the practical basic skills necessary to do so. The course includes assessment module in which the newly developed skills are compared to the validated benchmarks. Successful participants will obtain the certificate that is recognized by the UEMS for the UEMS MIS exam (eligibility criteria, section D2: hands-on training – basic skills course).

There are no seats left for this course unfortunately.