18th Surgical Masters’ Course in Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures

April 12 — 14, 2018

The Palace Hotel, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 02118.

This intensive hands-on “how to” course demonstrates multiple techniques of total laparoscopic hysterectomy and advanced laparoscopic general and oncologic procedures using slides, videos, and suture challenges on pelvic trainers.

You will learn TLH efficiently and effectively by using one proven energy source; operating through the smallest incisions, with the most universally available tools, and by advancing skills using three proven learning techniques: video, haptic and didactic.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Perform total laparoscopic hysterectomy: exposed to four techniques

  • Perform advanced laparoscopic procedures: enterocele repair, uterosacral ligament plication, ureterolysis and bowel resection for endometriosis, cystoscopy, appendectomy

  • Perform laparoscopic surgery for the very obese, the very large mass, and the very large uterus

  • Estimate and manage anesthetic implications of steep trendelenberg and pneumoperitoneum

  • Detect, avoid and manage intestinal and urological injury

  • Integrate ethical issues of incorporating new skills into practice

–  Learn advanced node dissections and radical laparoscopic hysterectomy

Register online for the LIGO Surgical Masters' Course in Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy & Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures

More Jointly Provided Activities

ACCME Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Laparoscopic Institute for Gynecologic Oncology.  The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
College Cognate Credit(s)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 26 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.





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