Advancing paediatric surgery through education and research

Paediatric Endoscopic Surgery Workshop

12 Jul

University of Leeds, 12th July 2016


  • Small group intensive training
  • Pre and post course “tracking metrics assessment”
  • “Maximum 24 delegates”

Part One:
Day 1: Lectures, Videos & Discussion
Day 2: Lectures, Videos, Discussion,
Endotrainer, Instrument Review & a Live/Real-time Operating Session

Part Two:
Day 3 & 4: Operating Laboratory
(There will be one operating table for every three delegates and
ONE instructor for every table.)

Inexperienced: Will be taught basic skills and procedures.
Experienced: Will be helped with their choice of procedure with procedure focused teaching.


● Principles
● Problems & Solutions
● Diagnostic Procedures
● Thoracic
● Gastrointestinal
– Upper & Lower
● Hepatobiliary
● Oncology
● Urology
● Transperitoneal
● Retroperitoneal
● Gynaecology
● Robotic
● Single Port
● Tips & Tricks

Course objectives

● Review basics of endoscopic surgery and current techniques in Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy.
● Evaluate instruments and operative techniques with renowned experts.
● Provide direct/hands-on skills and practice in performing specific endoscopic surgical procedures in the setting of an operating laboratory.

Paediatric Endoscopic Surgery Workshop flyer – (653kb)
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