Surgical Skills Course

The popularity of Postgraduate (PGT) Courses have shown growing interest in practical training. Participants of the previous PGT courses constantly are asking for specific course designed to learn practical surgical skills. We believe that such Surgical Skills Course would improve the practical skills of young surgeons and would lead to more professional treatment of the patients. 


Upcoming courses:


The next EDS Surgical Skills Course (SSC) is scheduled for September 2019 in Kaunas, Lithuania.

More information will follow soon on EDS Website, Facebook, Twitter and


Previous courses:


3rd EDS Surgical Skills Course, Kaunas Lithuania

The 3rd EDS Surgical Skills Course(SSC) “Minimally invasive management of critically ill GI patients”- a continuation of the initiative of European Digestive Surgery, was held in Kaunas, Lithuania on September 21-22, 2018


2nd Surgical Skills Course, Kaunas, Lithuania

The second surgical skills course „ EDS Surgical Skills Course 2017“ was held in Kaunas, Lithuania on November 3-4th, 2017. 32 participants from 10 countries took part at this practical skills course 


1st Surgical Skills Course, Kaunas, Lithuania

Together with our partner in Lithuania – Lithuanian Association of Surgeons (LCHA) we have organized the 1st Surgical Skills Course in Kaunas, Lithuania from September 15th-16th, 2016. The main aim of this residential Course designed for residents of surgery and young fellows in training within 5 years of ending residency were:

- Improvement of surgical skills (suturing, laparoscopic skills)

- Practical skills of emergency ultrasonography

- Introduction to the principles of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)


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