Laparoscopic Surgery - Foundation Skills

Who is this course for?

PGY3 and above
Surgical and gynaecological trainees and SRMOs

Who offers the course?

Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Level of assumed/required knowledge

PGY3 and above

Course overview

This course covers:

  • safety in laparoscopic surgery
  • principles of diathermy
  • introduction to lap stack
  • safe entry techniques
  • skills tasks training exercises
  • instrument handling
  • tissue dissection and ligation techniques

Course duration

One day course
8:30am - 4:30pm

How is the course assessed?


Can this course contribute to an academic degree?


Course delivery

Hands on, small groups, interactive sessions

The course is held at:
Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
Level 6 Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital
St Leonards 2065

Course cost

$695 (inc GST)
Subject to change

Course dates

TBA - usually 1 course per year
Contact the course coordinator to register your interest

Is this course accredited for CME points?

Not currently but may be subject to change

Further information and registration

Further information can be found on the short course flyer.

Contact person/Course coordinator

Tatum Wallace
Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
T: 02 9926 4633

Last updated

July 2014