Courses

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

Course Approved by ALSGBI
Laparoscopic Colorectal Train the Trainers Course (LAPCO TT)
January 22nd to January 23rd, 2018

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Contact Name Shirley Crook
Contact Email shirley.crook@christie.nhs.uk
Title of Course Laparoscopic Colorectal Train the Trainers Course (LAPCO TT)
Dates 22nd - 23rd January 2018
Location (where known) Education Centre (Dept 17), The Christie, Manchester, M20 4BX
Provisional programme (please upload) DELEGATE PROGRAMME 2018 - Provisional.doc
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives The course provides the necessary tools to improve individuals as trainers through adopting suitable coaching styles. This course is not intended to teach LAPCO skills, although you may benefit from discussing different methods and approaches
Methods of teaching Practical, small group sessions in the skills laboratory, live operative coaching lessons and discussions from the core of the course. You will be expected to work in pairs or small groups in both simulated and realistic settings. You will also be offered the chance to demonstrate your coaching skills during the live operative sessions on the second day.
Target delegates Colorectal Consultant Surgeons
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios  
Level of experience of faculty members  
Feedback forms (optional)  
Cost of course per delegate £695
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
June 5th to June 6th, 2018

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Contact Name Milly Mistry
Contact Email milly.mistry@nhs.net
Title of Course Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Dates 5th & 6th June 2018
Location (where known) Royal Derby Hospital
Provisional programme (please upload) Approval Programme Key Skills June 2018.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
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Cost of course per delegate £250.00
 


Course Approved by ALSGBI
Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery
July 9th to July 11th, 2018

Question Answer
Contact Name Milly Mistry
Contact Email milly.mistry@nhs.net
Title of Course Key Skills in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Dates 9th -& 11th July 2018
Location (where known) Royal Derby Hospital
Provisional programme (please upload) Approval Programme Key Skills June 2018.doc
Course duration 2 days
CME points available (optional)  
Course objectives Suturing and knotting. Diagnostic laparoscopy. Laparoscopic appendectomy. Repair of a perforated ulcer. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Continuous suturing.
Methods of teaching This course is an intensive practical skills course with plenty of opportunity to practice in the laboratory, using high-quality laparoscopic equipment on bench-top models specifically designed for the course. Feedback and formative assessment is also provided to help each individual’s progress.
Target delegates CT1-2, ST3-4 and SAS Grades.
Faculty and faculty/ participant ratios Upper GI, colorectal & urology consultant laparoscopic surgeons.
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