These are various courses taking place throughout Great Britain at various centres:

Course Approved by ALSGBI
Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
June 7th to June 8th, 2017

Question Answer
Contact Name Milly Mistry
Contact Email
Title of Course Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Dates 7th & 8th June 2017
Location (where known) Royal Derby Hospital
Provisional programme (please upload) Approval Programme Key Skills June 2017.doc
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional) 12
Course objectives We have developed specific animal models to teach Key Skills of Laparoscopic Dissection, Suturing & Anastomosis (stapled & handsewn). Participants can relate these skills directly to live operating during the course.
Methods of teaching Pre course DVD, short Lectures, wet lab animal model laparoscopic skills training, live operating
Target delegates Relevant to ST3 & above colorectal, upper GI & urology trainees
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios Upper GI, colorectal & urology consultant laparoscopic surgeons.  Ratio of 1 faculty to 4 participants
Level of experience of faculty members Faculty members are all specialist laparoscopic surgeons in their own field. They are all trainers in laparoscopic surgery, several holding qualifications in medical education
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate £250.00
Discounts for ALSGBI members? We would recommend a discount of 5 - 10% for delegates who are members of ALSGBI no
Promotion of ALSGBI? yes

At the Council Meeting of November 2007 it was concluded that badging of courses for the ALSGBI seal of approval does add value and should continue. 
  1. When applicants submit courses to be badged they should complete the attached form, and send it to the ALS.
  2. Any course should have clearly stated educational objectives and should also specify in detail the intended learning outcomes.
  3. Course structure and contents should be appropriate to the stated objectives and outcomes and relevant to the needs of the participants.
  4. An ALSGBI representative should be entitled to attend any course which the ALSGBI has badged or is being requested to badge.
  5. Participants and faculty should be involved in the evaluation of each course on each occasion it runs and the evaluation submitted to the ALSGBI with any recommendations for adaption/further development.
  6. The ALSGBI can recommend that a course be badged as it stands or suggest changes in order to badge it.
  7. Should future courses have substantial changes to their format, resubmission would be necessary for repeat badging.
If you wish to apply for approval please download the forms below and return them to the ALSGBI Office.
PDF document Application for approval Form One PDF document Application for approval Form Two