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Courses for nurses

 (French-speaking courses)
Version française
Laparoscopic Surgery and New Technologies FR March 21st to 23rd, 2011
September 26th to 28th, 2011

Targeted staff

Head nurses, nursing staff, nurses who apply bandages in operating theaters and surgical departments, scrub technicians, physical therapists.


  • Improve knowledge on indications of laparoscopic surgery and its practical application.
  • Raise awareness of specificities of laparoscopic surgery.
  • Improve knowledge of operating theater equipment, new technologies and how to use them.
  • Identify the role of the nurse within the medical staff in order to improve the patient's healthcare.


Practical section:

  • Presentation and manipulation of various equipment.
  • Theory and practical demonstration on pelvic trainer and animal models.

Theory section:

  • Presentations and video projections:
    • Introduction to laparoscopic surgery: history of laparoscopy.
    • Basic principles, cleaning, sterilization protocols.
    • The operating theater, preparing patients.
    • Surgical equipment: description, cleaning and ways of use: insufflator, cold light source, camera, monitors, irrigation/suction device, electrosurgery.
    • Laparoscopic instruments: graspers, hooks, scissors, instruments for ligature, clips and automatic graspers.
    • Single use/multiple use.
    • The future in surgery.
    • New equipment - robotics.
  • Specialities covered:
    • Digestive and endocrine surgery: D. Mutter, J. Marescaux, J. Leroy, M. Vix, B. Dallemagne
    • Pediatric surgery: F. Becmeur
    • Gynecological surgery: O. Garbin
    • Anesthesia: P. Diemunsch

Each participant will have the opportunity to practice gestures of laparoscopic surgery on a pelvic trainer and in a real-time situation.

Scientific experts and hosts

Prof. Didier MUTTER and Prof. Jacques MARESCAUX, Professors at the School of Medicine,
Jean-Paul CASPAR, operating theater nurse, Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, University Hospital of Strasbourg.


3 days

References and dates

March 21st to 23rd, 2011
September 26th to 28th, 2011


Contact us University Hospital
1, place de l'Hôpital
67091 Strasbourg Cedex


1185,00 €
Lunch is catered for the host.

Information and registration the University of Strasbourg

Nathalie MEYER
+33 (0)3 90 24 49 28