Low Cost Training During Lockdown: Homemade Training for Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries

Keywords: low cost simulator, gas less laparoscopic surgeries, FLS tasks

Abstract

Given the COVID-19 global pandemic, there are severe restrictions on travel in India and other countries. The Indian Government has issued an advisory for postponing non-essential or elective surgeries. Surgeons, especially those working in rural areas, have more time at hand to learn new skills.  Unfortunately, due to the lockdown, purchasing new equipment has been difficult.  We describe how Fellowship of Laparoscopic Surgery course skills for Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries could be practised at home with easily available materials to make use of the time and build surgical skill capacity.

Author Biography

Gnanaraj Jesudian, SEESHA, Surgical Services Initiative, Association of Rural Surgery of India

MBBS, MS, MCh (Urology), FICS, FIAGES, FARSI (Rural Surgery), Director of Medical Services, Surgical Services Initiative, Association of Rural Surgery (SEESHA)

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Published
2020-11-09
How to Cite
Jesudian, G. (2020). Low Cost Training During Lockdown: Homemade Training for Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries. Christian Journal for Global Health, 7(4), 39-43. https://doi.org/10.15566/cjgh.v7i4.385