Laparoscopic GI Surgery for Theatre Personnel

Category: Foundation - General

Date: June 18th 2012

Location: Yeovil Academy, Yeovil District Hospital


This 1 day course is aimed at theatre practitioners, ODP students, 3rd year nursing students with an interest in theatre nursing, final year medical students and FY1 doctors.

The course will include seminars and practical hands-on workshops covering:
. Basic principles of laparoscopic GI surgery
. Equipment and instrumentation
. Patient positioning and transfer
. Laparoscopic dissection technologies
. Laparoscopic stapling and suturing equipment

The faculty will include:

. Sr Nicola Mellor, Laparoscopic Theatre Practitioner, PHNT
. Sr Win Gillard, Laparoscopic Theatre Practitioner, YDH
. Sr Debs Headon, Laparoscopic Theatre Practitioner, YDH
. Plus local consultant surgeons


Healthcare professionals: £80
Students: £40 (limited places)

on-line booking available at:

SWSTN Admin Office
Yeovil Academy
Yeovil District Hospital
Higher Kingston
Yeovil BA21 4AT
Phone: 01935 384529