Enables the trainee to acquire basic-level skills essential to building confidence and ease with laparoscopic techniques. Exercises in a non-anatomic setting provide a relaxed environment outside of the operating room for both individuals and teams, aimed at improving orientation, eye hand coordination and manual skills.

Learning Objectives
  • To become familiar with straight and angled camera manipulation
  • To master eye-hand coordination
  • To practice clip applying
  • To practice two handed maneuvers
  • To perform laparoscopic cutting
  • To acquire the skill to perform safe and accurate electrocautery
  • To become efficient at the task of translocation of objects