Introduction to Laparoscopic Surgery for Perioperative Nurses


St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney
Aikenhead Building
Level 4, Conference Room 3

Date details:

Friday 28 September 2018

8:00am - 4:30pm

Online registration and payment link:

Course overview:

This workshop is a one day program designed to develop novice Perioperative nurses’ knowledge of laparoscopic surgery.

The workshop will facilitate the development of competence and confidence of Perioperative nurses when in the Instrument and Circulating roles for basic laparoscopic surgeries.


To be confirmed

Key topics:

This program consists of lectures in the morning and workstations in the afternoon. Topics to be covered include:

  • Perioperative nursing care of patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery.
  • Laparoscopic devices, equipment and instrumentation.
  • Operating Room set-up for laparoscopic surgery.
  • Clinical workstations: lap-trainers, device and instrumentation trouble shooting.

Who should attend:

Instrument and circulating nurses involved with, or with an interest in, laparoscopic surgery.

Course enquiries:

Kate Jamieson
Ph: 8382 3545 or 0402876673 via switch (8382 1111)

Course Pre-requisites:

Minimum 3 months experience in Instrument and/or Circulating nursing roles.


$150 ex GST

No cost for employees of: SVHS, SVPH, TMH, SESLHD


Limited free and metred street parking available in the area. There is parking available in the hospital car park at a cost of $50 per day. See information page on this website for location and public transport information.

Cancellation policy:

Registration Fees will be refunded in full if the Introduction to Laparoscopic Surgery workshop is notified in writing by September 7th 2018. 50% will be refunded if notification in writing is received by September 14th 2018. No refund will apply after September 24th 2018.

Cancellation should be in writing to


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