Minimal Invasive Gynecology Workshop for Physicians & Nurses (MIGS)

  • Accreditation/No. of CME Hours:

    • Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, 7 hours

  • Topics:

    • Theoretical knowledge of:

      • Indications
      • Contraindications
      • Complications and safety issues
      • Physics of Energy and Electro-Surgery
      • Anatomy of the abdomen and pelvis
      • Investigation; pre/infra/and postoperative
      • Pitfalls of anasthesia and likely complications
    • Practical knowledge of:

      • The MIS tower and its components

      • Software:

        • How and when to use
        • Safety chek of equipment
        • Names and sources of different instruments
      • Energy

        • Monopolar and bipolar energy sources
        • Safety check of energy sources and equipments
        • Other sources of energy:
          • Pros and cons
          • Types
          • When and how
      • Suture materials

        • Types and sources
        • Which for what
        • Extra and infra-corporeal suturing
        • Advantages and disadvantages over use of energy
      • Practical issues

        • Use of suction/irrigation when and how

        • Hemostatic and anti-adhesion materials

        • Removal of tissue for hispatology

        • Use of morcellator

        • Uterine manipulators: which and how

        • The use of CO2 gas and fluid media

  • Course Material:

    • Reading materials / hand-out

  • Target Audience:

    • Those physicians in training and specialists who wish to pursue their career in gynecology surgery. The nurses workshop hopes to target those OR nurses who wish to become part of Minimal Invasive Surgery team in gynecology.

      • Physicians
      • Residents in training
      • Gynegology Specialist
      • OB/Gyne Consultants

PTC | Postrgraduate Training Center

King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia