Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions - CST45

Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions

by Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD
(4.6 / 423 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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Krista K - gleneden beach, OR  ·  Nov 15, 2019
this was a ggod coarse
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Melissa H - Lexington, SC  ·  Nov 15, 2019
5, yes I would recommend this course, very informational.
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Pakecia H - Columbia, SC  ·  Nov 13, 2019
it was quite infirmative
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Katie L - Arlington, TX  ·  Nov 13, 2019
very good information.
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Elaine B - Escondido, CA  ·  Nov 04, 2019
good course. very informative. I will think about this during the appropriate cases.
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