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Comprehensive Laparoscopic Gynecology Course 2024

Comprehensive Laparoscopic Gynecology Course 2024
September 13 - 14, 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

Two-day course includes lecture sessions, LIVE surgeries, hands-on experience in the dry skills lab and state-of-the-art wet lab facilities.  Course materials, access to presentations and all meals will be provided.

Accreditation Statement
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program for up to 12 MOC Section 1 hours.

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Learning Objectives

By the end of the program the registrants will: 

  • Discuss the management of patients seeking minimally invasive surgery for gynecological problems
  • Familiarize themselves with the advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques in gynecology particularly laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Determine how to minimize complications during gynecological laparoscopic surgery
  • Describe the management of intra-operative and post-operative complications in laparoscopic surgery
  • Demonstrate increased knowledge in pelvic dissection and adhesiolysis

Target Audience

  • Gynecologists

7:30am- Registration and Breakfast
8:00am- Welcome & Introductions
8:05am- LIVE Surgery Broadcast
11:00am - Talks/Presentations
3:15pm- Hands-on Practice in Dry Lab

8:00am- Registration and Breakfast
8:30am- Talks/Presentations
10:00am- Hands-on Practice in Wet Lab
1:30pm- Evaluations and Certificates

*Subject to change without notice.

Stephen Bates, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Nicholas  A. Leyland, BASc, MD, MHCM, FRCSC
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ben Tse, MD, FRCSC
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sarah Scattolon, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCSC
Assistant Professor
Deputy Chief of Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stephen Bates, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nicholas A. Leyland, BASc, MD, MHCM, FRCSC

CMAS Manager
Marie Fairgrieve

Education Coordinator
Magda Gillies

Will encourage me to provide laparoscopic approach to more procedures. I feel more confident to preform next TLH.


Really helpful, really appreciated the inputs of the staff.


Very much enjoyed the course.  Will use tips and tricks that I learned in my practice.


Need some assistance or have any questions on this event?

CMAS  Education Coordinator


Phone:   905.522.1155  x 35144

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