Laparoscopic General Surgery Intensive Course

Full immersion in General Surgery

The most popular course in IRCAD is intended for all surgeons who are graduates or in training and who wish to update or discover the latest technological and technical advances in laparoscopy.

This course opens a perspective on the most common interventions in laparoscopic surgery which are presented and discussed in plenary meeting and applied during the many training sessions on live pig models.

In the morning, participants will attend theoretical courses on different aspects of general surgery.

Four experimental laboratory afternoons with training on live tissue will give the laparoscopic surgeon a broad perspective of the technique as well as the practical know-how essential to good clinical practice.

Laparoscopic General Surgery Intensive Course

2023

Course Information

Course status

Practical training on live tissue

No accommodation, no social programme and no entertainment included in the registration fees for participants

Course information

Course objectives

  • To provide basic knowledge required for safe use of laparoscopic surgery

  • To describe all technical (instruments, trocars, energy sources…) and physiology principles of laparoscopic surgery

  • To critically review the most common laparoscopic surgical procedures

  • To learn or improve laparoscopic skills by repeatedly practicing suturing, knot-tying and performing surgical procedures during hands-on sessions

Target audience

This course is intended for general surgeons, digestive surgeons, fellows and residents in training

Cancellation policy

Educational methods

  • Interactive didactic and video sessions between Faculty and course participants

  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations

  • Supervised hands-on training on live animal models

  • Objective structured assessment of technical skills

Optional University Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery

Evaluation through theoretical exams and practical tests at the end of the Intensive course session leads to the delivery of a “University Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery” awarded by the University of Strasbourg.
The diploma fees (around 430 Euros) are to be paid in cash.
No payment by credit card will be accepted.

CME credits and Ethical MedTech compliance for these courses

January 30 - February 3, 2023
    CVS compliant
    TPPT compliant
    May 22-26, 2023
      CVS compliant
      TPPT compliant
      July 3-7, 2023
        CVS compliant
        TPPT compliant
        September 25-29, 2023
          CVS compliant
          TPPT compliant
          November 13-17, 2023
            CVS compliant
            TPPT compliant

            Resolution of conflicts of interest (COI):

            The IRCAD training center has industrial and research partners (e.g., Karl Storz and Covidien/Medtronic) and Course Faculty members and Healthcare professionals declare these industrial partners are never committed to the elaboration and running organization of the programs or in the choice of experts. There is neither publicity nor promotion in the form of pull-up stands or flyers during the course.

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            The courses are organized in such a way that participants are fully immersed in the heart of the Institute, from start to finish.

            One day at IRCAD

            Your course by day, the comfort and luxury in Les Haras Hotel **** by night

            A place with a unique design, inspired by history and the universe of horses… Les Haras Hotel**** honors leather and wood to take its guests on a journey through time.

            The Haras Brasserie offers a modern and friendly cuisine. The great classics of French cuisine are celebrated there, alongside signature dishes from Alsace or inspirations from the world over.

            Testimonials

            Excellent lectures. Excellent teachers and mentors always ready to help and inform us of tricks. Thank you for the progress!

            India

            Very nice course, friendly staff, amazing doctors, well-structured and arranged

            Egypt

            I love this course : excellent trainers with exceptional knowledge. High quality animal lab, up to date equipment, lovely nurses and anesthesiologists. I would definitely recommend this course to my colleagues and will be coming back to attend other IRCAD courses.

            Sudan

            It was a really amazing experience and considering the current pandemic situation, it was really safe! Thank you very much for this unforgettable week!

            Greece

            Expert vraiment très disponible à vous expliquer et donner des conseils techniques

            Switzerland

            A generally excellent course with very good organization both in preparing the theoretical lectures and the practical sessions. I would highly recommend it to my colleagues that seek an advanced laparoscopic training!

            Cyprus

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