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Introduction to Laparoscopy (RN)

Introduction to Laparoscopy (RN) - This is a one-day course for nurses new to theatre or new to laparoscopic surgery.

Description

Introduction to Laparoscopy for Registered Nurses

Participants who have little or no experience in theatre work will receive instruction in the principles and methods of laparoscopic surgery. There will be plenty of opportunities to acquire manual skills during workshops designed to increase dexterity and depth perception and allow proper use of equipment.

The course includes anatomy through a scope (00 & 30 degree); How to assist in surgery; Electrosurgery principles and safety; Practise of manual skills using training simulators.

Topics include:

• Endosurgery – principles and ergonomics, includes camera operation
• How to use vision and diathermy equipment
• Practice manual skills using training simulators

         

The course has a limited number of participants on a "first come - first served basis". 

  • Important Note - the course will be cancelled if the minimum participants have not been reached two weeks prior to the workshop.

 

** For payments by credit or debit card, a convenience fee of 1.9% is automatically charged.  This is added automatically when you make your payment.  For more information visit

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/fees-and-money-matters/convenience-fee.html 

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