Basic Course

Life Institute For Endoscopy

LIFE 101 – BASIC Course in MAS.  Course Outline.  

 Day 1  – Sunday
4:00pm – 8:00pm   ARRIVAL and REGISTRATION
Day 2  – Monday
9:00am – 10:00am  Pre-Test & Course Objectives
10:00am – 11:00am Introduction of Minimal Access Surgery (Presentation)
11:00am – 11:15am Tea Break
11:15am – 01:00pm Instrument Design Part I (Demonstration of  Insufflators, Light Source, Light Cable, Camera, Monitor and Electrosurgical Generator) (Presentation)
01:00pm – 02:30pm Instrument Design Part II (Demonstration of Laparoscopic Reusable and Disposable Instruments)
02:30pm – 03:30pm Lunch
03:30pm – 06.00pm Instrument Design Part III (Care and Maintenance of Instruments)(Presentation)
Day 3 – Tuesday
9:00am – 10:00am Ergonomics of O.T. setup of these instruments (Presentation)
10:00am – 11:00am Laparoscopic Access Techniques (Presentation)
11:00am – 11:15am Tea Break
11:15am – 01:00pm Diagnostic Laparoscopy Procedure (Presentation)
01:00pm – 02:00pm Diagnostic Hysteroscopy (Presentation)
02:00pm – 03:00pm Lunch
02:00pm – 03:30pm Practice of Access Techniques (Hands On Training)
03:30pm – 06.00pm Practice of Hand – Eye coordination Exercises (Hands On Training)
 Day 4 – Wednesday
9:00am – 10:00m Laparoscopic Extracorporeal Knotting for Free Structure like Appendix (Presentation)
10:00am – 11:00m Laparoscopic Extracorporeal Knotting for Continuous Structure eg Fallopian tube(Presentation)
11:00am – 11:15am Tea Break
11:15am – 01:30pm Laparoscopic Intracorporeal Suturing: Tumble Square & Dundee Jamming Knot, Aberdeen Termination &  Continuous Suturing  (Presentation)
01:30pm – 02:30pm Laparoscopic  Electrosurgical Dissection Techniques (Presentation)
02:30pm – 03:30pm Practice of Hand – Eye coordination Exercises (Hands On Training)
03:30pm – 06.00pm Practice of Suturing Techniques (Hands On Training)
Day 5 – Thursday
9:00am – 11:00am Diagnostic Laparoscopy (live session)
11:00am – 11:15am Tea Break
11:15am – 02:30pm Diagnostic Laparoscopy (live session)
02:30pm – 03:30pm Lunch
03:30pm – 04:30pm Practice of Dissection Techniques (Hands On Training)
04:30pm – 06.00pm Practice of Suturing Techniques (Hands On Training)
Day 6 – Friday
9:00am – 11:00am Laparoscopic Operative Procedures Part I (Presentation) Tubal Surgery for Gynaecologists
11:00am – 11:15am Tea Break
11:15am – 01:00pm Laparoscopic Operative Procedures Part II (Presentation) Ovarian drilling & Cystectomy for Gynaecologists
01:00pm – 02:00pm Laparoscopic Operative Procedures Part III (Presentation) Cystoscopy & Cholecystectomy for Gen. Surgeons
02:00pm – 02:30pm Objective Evaluation of the course and Post-Test
02:30pm – 03:30pm Lunch
03:30pm – 04:00pm
04:00pm – 06.00pm Closing Ceremony and Certification.
06:00pm – 08:00pm Self Practice of suturing Techniques etc. (Hands On Training)