The Laparoscopic Colorectal Train the Trainers Course (LAPCO TT) develops effective coaching skills for laparoscopic colorectal surgery. The course is adapted from the JAG approved Training the Trainers for Flexible Endoscopy but focuses on the specific needs of laparoscopic colorectal surgery
The LAPCO TT course is based on a two-day programme. The first provides interactivity and practical coaching rehearsal in a skills lab setting. The second day focuses on clinical coaching in the operative environment. Coaching skills are taught in an interactive discussion and are then assembled to enable situational training for surgeons
The course provides the necessary tools to improve individuals as trainers through adopting suitable coaching styles
This course is not intended to teach LAPCO skills, although you may benefit from discussing different methods and approaches
Practical, small group sessions in the skills
laboratory, live operative coaching lessons and
discussions form the core of the course.
You will be expected to work in pairs or small groups in both simulated and realistic settings.
You will also be offered the chance to demonstrate your coaching skills during the live operative sessions on the second day