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Mentored Laparoscopy: A Skills and Knowledge-based Approach
Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street
Houston, Texas
http://www.auanet.org/content/courses/MLAP901/?WT.mc_id=EML1389OE
Mentored Laparoscopy: A Skills and Knowledge-based Approach 
The American Urological Association (AUA) 

Schedule of Presentations:

Saturday, November 21, 2009
06:00:00 Registration and Breakfast with the Faculty
07:00:00 Didactic I: Refining the Laparoscopic Knowledge Base
07:00:00 Introduction and Goals of the Course Stephen Nakada
07:05:00 Pretest
07:20:00 Preoperative Assessment, Access and Positioning Sean P. Hedican
07:30:00 Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Tips and Tricks Jay T. Bishoff
07:45:00 Laparoscopic Suturing, Standard Approach Jay T. Bishoff
08:00:00 Laparoscopic Suturing: Simplified J. Stuart Wolf
08:15:00 Partial Nephrectomy Techniques J. Stuart Wolf
08:30:00 Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: Tips and Tricks Richard E Link
08:45:00 Robotics and Single Port Laparoscopy: Where does it Fit in? Steven J. Shichman
09:00:00 Coffee Break
09:15:00 Interactive I: Cognitive and Physical Skills Assessment
09:15:00 Group A: Suturing Stations, Video and Computer Simulation Analysis Richard E Link, Steven J. Shichman, Jay T. Bishoff, Sean P. Hedican
10:00:00 Group B: Clinical Situation Training J. Stuart Wolf, Stephen Nakada
10:15:00 Group A: Clinical Situation Training J. Stuart Wolf, Stephen Nakada
11:00:00 Group B: Suturing Stations, Video and Computer Simulation Analysis Richard E Link, Steven J. Shichman, Jay T. Bishoff, Sean P. Hedican
11:15:00 The Hands-On Laboratory Experience: Practical Application of New Laparoscopic Skills
11:15:00 Introduction to Laboratory Session J. Stuart Wolf, Stephen Nakada
11:30:00 Animate 1 Left: Partial Nephrectomy, Suturing, Reconstruction
13:30:00 Working Lunch/After-Action Review—Answers to Your Pre-Course Questions
14:30:00 Animate 2 Left: Pyeloplasty, Suturing, Treating Acute Laparoscopic Complications
17:30:00 Meeting Adjourns
Sunday, November 22, 2009
06:00:00 Breakfast
07:00:00 Small Renal Masses: Clinical Strategies J. Stuart Wolf
07:00:00 Didactic II: Improving Clinical Decision Making
07:15:00 Preventing and Managing the Complications of Laparoscopy Stephen Nakada
07:30:00 Group A: Skills Stations Richard E Link, Steven J. Shichman, Jay T. Bishoff, Sean P. Hedican
07:30:00 Interactive II: Testing the Machine
08:00:00 Group B: Cognitive Review, Post Test J. Stuart Wolf, Stephen Nakada
08:15:00 Group B: Skills Stations Richard E Link, Steven J. Shichman, Jay T. Bishoff, Sean P. Hedican
08:15:00 Group A: Cognitive Review, Post Test J. Stuart Wolf, Stephen Nakada
09:00:00 Coffee Break
09:10:00 Didactic III: Putting It All Together
09:15:00 Nephrourerectomy: How to Handle the Distal Ureter J. Stuart Wolf
09:30:00 Acute Intraoperative Complications: What Have We Learned? Steven J. Shichman
09:45:00 Laparoscopic Challenges: Avoiding Disaster Jay T. Bishoff
10:15:00 Panel Discussion: Mastering Your Laparoscopic Practice
10:45:00 Individual Cases, Awards Ceremony, Course Wrap Up
11:00:00 Meeting Adjourns – Receive Personalized DVD
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