Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions - CST45

Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions

by Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD
(4.6 / 408 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Surgical Technology (1.25 CE Credit)

Price: $5.00
CE-PRO Price: $2.50


Adhesions commonly form following abdominal trauma or surgical procedures. Laparoscopic procedures are the direction of treatment and visualization for abdominal surgeries. This allows surgeons to see, diagnose, and treat adhesions through minimally invasive surgery. Laparoscopic procedures are now the standard of care for hospitals. 


The goal of this continuing education program is to provide surgical technologists with information about lysis of adhesions using laparoscopy, when it is utilized and its potential complications. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe how laparoscopic lysis of adhesions is performed
  • Discuss the placement of trocars and the camera for laparoscopic lysis of adhesions
  • List the complications of laparoscopic lysis of adhesions

Approval Information
This course is approved for surgical techs from June 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.
This continuing education activity is approved for 1.25 CE credits by the Association of Surgical Technologists, Inc., for continuing education for the Certified Surgical Technologist and Certified Surgical First Assistant. This recognition does not imply that AST approves or endorses any product or products that are included in enduring materials.

Course Originally Released on: 2/18/2014
Date of Most Recent Review: 3/24/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/30/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Chloe V - Virginia Beach, VA  ·  Sep 17, 2019
interesting to see since we do these in the or
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Michele C - Pomona, NY  ·  Aug 19, 2019
this was a very interesting topic especially since laparoscopic surgeries are on the rise.
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Edward H - litchfield pk, AZ  ·  Aug 15, 2019
information is within good grounds of knowledge
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Ana Marcela B - Bridgeport, CT  ·  Aug 04, 2019
was informative, and I learned a lot related with my field of practice. I will incorporate what I learned into my daily work habits.
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LAYKEN A - CANNON, KY  ·  Jul 17, 2019
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