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Course Overview

This course provides the technical skills necessary to safely assist surgeons during robotic procedures using the Intuitive Surgical da Vinci Si System. This course is designed to provide first assistants with practical experience in both multi-port and single-site robotic concepts for the safe application in the operating room. This program only focuses on platform training in a dry lab setting. 

Registration Fee

  • Surgical Physician Assistants, Operating Room Nurses, Surgical Technologists: $449

Course participants will engage in:

  • Detailed overview of instrumentation and equipment
  • Robotic platform setup
  • Sterile draping for robotic platform
  • Docking and undocking
  • Port placement (multi-port and single-site)
  • Instrument insertion and removal (multi-port and single-site)
  • Troubleshooting scenarios
  • Communication protocols

Overview of Objectives:

  1. Recognize and describe the function and capabilities of robotic instrumentation, platform, and accompanying equipment needed to complete multi-port and single-site robotic procedures.
  2. Demonstrate proper technique for the setup of the robot including sterile application of drape, patient cart positioning, and camera setup.
  3. Apply and demonstrate the fundamentals of port placement and docking to multi-port and single-site procedures.
  4. Recall and demonstrate the correct performance of instrument exchanges and arm manipulation as they relate to a robotic procedure.
  5. Apply decision making and critical thinking to safely approach trouble shooting and emergent situations.

This program only includes a dry lab. No wet lab participation will be offered.

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Faculty

Scott Magnuson, MD, FACS

Chief Medical Officer at Florida Hospital Nicholson Center

Todd Larson, RN, BSN, MSIT, CNOR

Director of Education and Training at Florida Hospital Nicholson Center

Danielle Julian, MS

Research Scientist at Florida Hospital Nicholson Center

Anthony Basica, BA

Clinical and Skills Assistant Lab Manager at Florida Hospital Nicholson Center

Babs Morrissiey, BS

Surgical Learning Lab Supervisor at Florida Hospital Nicholson Center

Agenda

* Course Agenda is Subject to Change.

Day 1: Tue, Sep 05, 2017

  • 7:30-8:00 Course Overview & Objectives
  • 8:00-8:30 da Vinci System Technology Overview
  • 8:30-9:30 Multi-Port In-Service and System Set Up
  • 9:30-10:30 First Assist Skills with da Vinci Skills Drills Model
  • 10:30-10:45 Break
  • 10:45-11:15 da Vinci System Troubleshooting with Emergency Procedures
  • 11:15-11:30 Break
  • 11:30-12:00 First Assistant Multi-Port Exit Assesment
  • 12:00-12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30-13:00 da Vinci Single-Site Technology Overview
  • 13:00-14:00 da Vinci System Set Up for Single-Site
  • 14:00-14:15 First Assit Skills with da Vinci Skills Drills Model
  • 14:15-14:30 Break
  • 14:30-15:00 da Vinci Single-Site Troubleshooting with Emergency Procedures
  • 15:00-15:15 Break
  • 15:15-15:45 da Vinci Single-Site Exit Assesment
  • 15:45-16:00 Course Wrap Up and Debrief

Hotels

Bohemian Hotel Celebration

Bohemian Hotel Celebration

In partnership, with Bohemian Hotel Celebration, we offer a special rate for the guests of our courses. Please reach out to FHNC.INFO@Flhosp.org for any further questions about hotel accommodations.

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Melia Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration

Melia Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration

In partnership, with Melia Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration, we offer a special rate for the guests of our courses. Please reach out to FHNC.INFO@Flhosp.org for any further questions about hotel accommodations.

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Directions & Parking

Florida Hospital Nicholson Center

404 Celebration Place

Celebration, FL 34747

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