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Target group: surgical trainees (basic course)

  • 08.00 – 08.30: introduction and purpose of the course
  • 08.30 – 09.15: history of endoscopy and (r)evolution (laparoscopy, hybrid NOTES, flexible endoscopy)
  • 09.15 – 09.45: the operating theatre, endoscopic technology, ergonomy
  • 09.45 – 10.00: coffee break
  • 10.00 – 10.30: triangulation, energy devices, trocars and clamps
  • 10.30 – 11.00: abdominal access (open and Veress), safety
  • 11.00 – 11.45: suturing, tips and tricks, explanation training afternoon
  • 11.45 – 12.30: lunch break
  • 12.30 – 12.45: introduction skills lab – do and don’ts
  • 12.45 – 17.00: skills lab
    • Basic endoscopic suturing skills
    • Complex endoscopic suturing
    • Introduction flexible endoscopy for surgeons

Where

ETCA (Endoscopic Training Centre Antwerp)
ZNA Campus Stuivenberg
Lange Beeldekensstraat 267
B- 2060 Antwerpen – Belgium – Europe
To register, please contact: Bruno.vanherendael@ZNA.be