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Basic Residents Laparoscopic Surgery Course 2024

Basic Residents Laparoscopic Surgery Course 2024
October 10 - 11, 2024
50 Charlton Ave East, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6

St. Joseph's Healthcare

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

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to incorporate the following important behaviours and practice guidelines into their clinical practice:

  • discuss the principles of trocar incision and the diagnostic of laparoscopy
  • understand principles, techniques, results and complications of basic laparoscopic surgery 
  • identify limiting factors for laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Appendectomy 
  • learn the surgical skills and techniques required to safely and effectively perform laparoscopic surgery 
  • keep current with peer-reviewed literature relevant to the course topic

Target Audience

  • PGYs 1 & 2
  • Fellows
  • Surgeons

7:00 am - Registration and Breakfast
7:15 am - Welcome & Objectives
8:00 am - Demos / Presentations
3:30pm - Hands-on Practice in Dry lab

7:30 am - Sign-in & Breakfast
8:00 am -  Presentations / Videos
10:00 am - Hands-on Practice in wet lab
2:00 pm - Evaluations & Certificates

*Subject to change without notice.

S. Gmora, MD
Associate Professor
Minimally Invasive GI and Bariatrics
McMaster University


Minimally Invasive GI and Bariatric Surgeon
Scott Gmora, MD

General Surgeon
Mehran Anvari, MD

CMAS Manager
Marie Fairgrieve

Education Coordinator
Magda Gillies

Great course and exposure to laparoscopic skills as a first-year resident.

General Surgery Resident


Amazing course especially for our level. Very useful to understanding the approach to laparoscopy.

General Surgery Resident

Excellent course. Dr. Gmora is an amazing & dynamic lecturer, he really explains clearly & at the appropriate level for our training.

General Surgery Resident

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Phone:   905.522.1155  x 35144

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