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Course Overview

During this program, your experience will include; lectures & case studies on clinical applications of the robotic surgical platform, hands-on time in simulation, wet & dry lab experiences, surgical case observation, and competency development in the skills required to safely operate the Intuitive Surgical da Vinci® Robot. The course will also include; developing efficiencies within the healthcare team and extensive evaluation of your skills during the course and includes a comprehensive follow-up evaluation following the course to ensure you are making the most out of your training. This training is available for surgeons, residents, and fellows that are interested in safely transitioning learning into practice and developing competency in robotic surgical skills.

Registration Fee

  • Physicians: $5,300
  • Physician without Hotel:  $4,166
  • Residents & Fellows: $3,600 (Please reach out to our team at FHNC.Info@Flhosp.org, to obtain your discount code)

Our registration prices include course content, materials, breakfast, and lunch each day, as well as hotel accommodations and transportation between the hotel and our training facility. Airfare is NOT included. For rates that do not include your hotel, please reach out to FHNC.Info@flhosp.org.

Learner Outcomes

  • The learner will identify the specific robotic platform components, settings, and features required to safely utilize and operate the robotic surgical platform.
  • The learner will be able to demonstrate the proper robotic platform pre-operative setup, troubleshooting measures, and emergency procedures required to safely operate the robotic surgical platform.
  • The learner will be able to effectively demonstrate proficiency in the following core robotic psychomotor skills; Endowrist Manipulation, Camera Navigation, Instrument Clutching, 4th Arm Application, Energy Application, Needle Driving, Surgical Knot Tying, and Suturing.
  • The learner will be able to demonstrate competency in the basic skills required for the surgical 1st assistant to include; Camera Navigation, Instrument Insertion, Item Hand-Off’s & Transfers, Cutting, Retraction, Suctioning, Irrigating, Energy Application, and Hemoclip Application.
  • The learner will be able to recognize and articulate the roles and responsibilities of each robotic surgical team member and will competently perform the proper setup of the robotic surgical platform for a surgical procedure. 

Pre-Course Requirements

Successful completion of the following Online Manufacturer's Robotic Surgical Platform Training for your specific da Vinci® platform must be completed two weeks prior to attending this course. Please create an account and complete the self-paced online training outlined for your specialization: www.davincisurgerycommunity.com.
Surgeon Training

  • Si Overview for Surgeons
  • Xi Overview for Surgeons

Target Audience

Surgeons, Residents, & Fellows

Important Disclosures

This training is completed on the dV Si & Xi Systems. Participants' hospital must have a robot or have access to one.


AdventHealth is accredited by the Florida Medical Association (FMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AdventHealth designates this educational activity for a maximum of 47.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Partnering Providers 

AdventHealth Global Robotics Institute

STAN Institute    

Access Presentations & Abstracts


Scott Magnuson, MD, FACS

Course Director

Director of Head & Neck Surgery at AdventHealth Celebration

Chief Medical Officer at AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Todd Larson, RN, BSN, MSIT, CNOR

Course Director

Director of Education and Training at AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Flavio Malcher, MD, FACS, TCBC

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director of Abdominal Wall Surgery Program
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, New York

Leandro Totti Cavazzola, M.D., M.Chir., Ph.D., FACS

Professor Adjunto do Departamento de Cirurgia

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS

Professor Adjunto de Morfologia

Universidade Luterana do Brasil - Ulbra

Carlos Ortiz-Ortiz, MD, FACS

Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery

AdventHealth Celebration

Danielle Tedrick, MS

Research Scientist at AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Babs Morrissiey, BS

Education Operations Manager at AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Roger Smith, PHD

Chief Technology Officer

AdventHealth Nicholson Center


* Agenda is subject to change.

Day 1: Mon, Nov 11, 2019

  • 7:00 - 9:00 Course Overview & Testing
  • 9:00 - 11:00 Simulation Lab
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Fine Motor Movement and Microsurgery Training
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Simulation Lab
  • 14:00 - 15:00 Fine Motor Movement and Microsurgery Training
  • 15:00 - 16:00 Laparoscopic Training Lab
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Simulation Lab
  • 17:00 - 18:00 Team Training and Simulation Lab
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Robotic Surgery Lecture and Case Study

Day 2: Tue, Nov 12, 2019

  • 7:00 - 12:00 OR Observations
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Fine Motor Movement and Microsurgery Lab
  • 14:00 - 15:00 Simulation Lab
  • 15:00 - 16:00 Team Training
  • 16:00 - 17:00 16:00 - 17:00 Fine Motor Movement and Microsurgery Lab
  • 17:00 - 18:00 17:00 - 18:00 Simulation Lab
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Human Factors Lecture

Day 3: Wed, Nov 13, 2019

  • 7:00 - 11:00 Simulation Lab
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Team Training Simulation
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Robotic Docking Training
  • 14:00 - 18:00 Robotic System Training
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Fundamentals of Robotic Surgery Lecture

Day 4: Thu, Nov 14, 2019

  • 7:00 - 11:00 OR Robotic Platform Preparation
  • 11:00 - 12:00 FRS Dome Dry Lab
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
  • 13:00 - 16:00 Simulation Lab
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Fine Motor Movement Testing and Microsurgery Training
  • 17:00 - 18:00 Simulation Lab
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Non-Technical Skills Overview

Day 5: Fri, Nov 15, 2019

  • 7:00 - 12:00 Robotic Lab
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
  • 13:00 - 16:00 Simulation Lab
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Robotic Suturing Lab
  • 17:00 - 18:00 Performance Testing, Closing Evaluations & Documentation


Bohemian Hotel Celebration, Autograph Collection

Bohemian Hotel Celebration, Autograph Collection

700 Bloom Street

Celebration, FL 34747


Hotel accommodations at the Bohemian Hotel at Celebration are included in your registration price. Please reach out to FHNC.INFO@Flhosp.org for any further questions about hotel accommodations.

Directions & Parking

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

404 Celebration Place, Celebration FL 34747

Parking: Two lots are available on either side of the facility for free parking

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