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Annual Urology Resident Laparoscopic Surgery Course 2024

September 28, 2024
50 Charlton Ave East, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6

St. Joseph's Healthcare | Campbell Auditorium

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS) Skills Lab    |    room:  T2141

2nd Floor Tower of  St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, ON


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Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to basic principles, techniques, results and complications of laparoscopic transperitoneal and retroperitoneal renal, adrenal, prostate and bladder surgery.
  • Introduction to advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Acquisition of laparoscopic skills necessary for lap urologic surgery using latest computer modules and bench models.
  • Practicing of acquired skills during wet lab session
  • Exposure to urologic robotic surgery using latest technology with simulators and diVinci trainer.

Target Audience

  • PGYs 1 & 2

7am - Registration
7:30 - Presentation by Faculty Speakers
10:30 - Dry Skills Lab
1:30pm - Wet Lab session
5:00pm - Wrap up

Edward Matsumoto, MD
Program Director, Urology

Edward Matsumoto, MD


CMAS Manager
Marie Fairgrieve

Education Coordinator
Magda Gillies

Great session today. Lots of learning opportunities for me given that my exposure to laparoscopy has been limited. Great to be able to practice in wet lab to have a sense of what to expect in reality.

Urology Resident


Really great course for hands on experience and very applicable to PGY1-2 in Urology

Urology Resident

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Phone:   905.522.1155  x 35144

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