Title Online Vocational Training course on laparoscopy's ergonomics for surgeons and laparoscopic instruments' designers
Project Number 527985-LLP-2012-1-ES-LEONARDO-LMP
Project Type Development of Innovation
Country EU-Centralised Projects
Marketing Text Lapform project will develope an innovative on line course on laparoscopy's ergonomics, focused on laparoscopic surgeons and instruments designers needs.
Summary LapForm project aims to create, implement and set the basis for a pan-European exploitation of a new online course in laparoscopy ergonomics applied to product development of instruments addressed to design professionals, and posture and workplace-related ergonomics for surgeons.
Description The main objective of the proposal is the development of the contents and the implementation of an online course to assure surgeons and instruments designers a worthy education and training along their professional career regarding ergonomics applied to laparoscopy, matching product innovation with the needs of laparoscopic surgeons and the latter with their working environment. The e-learning tool resulting from the project will be available online in 4 European languages (English, Spanish, Polish and German) in order to increase acceptance of the course.
Open and distance learning
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
Human Health and Social Work Activities
material for open learning
open and distance learning
Product information In general, the contents will include knowledge related to ergonomics training and laparoscopic surgery, in order to train Laparoscopic surgeons and Instruments designers.