Course Overview

This 4-Day comprehensive Basic Robotic Training Course utilizes a blended training experience that will focus on:

  • Defining the robotic surgical platform components, features, setup requirements, and troubleshooting measures. 
  • Developing the psychomotor skills required to safely operate the robotic surgical platform.
  • Demonstrate how the robotic surgical platform is integrated into the operating room setting and how the platform can be best utilized in clinical practice. 
  • Developing clinical efficiency through comprehensive team training. 

During this program, you experience will include; discussions on robotic surgical technology, human factors associated with robotic surgery, surgical skills evaluation tools for robotics, robotic surgical platform training, hands-on simulation, wet & dry lab experiences, and competency development in the skills required to safely operate the Intuitive Surgical daVinci Robot. 

The course also includes; developing efficiencies within the healthcare team, extensive evaluation of your robotic skills throughout the course, access to robotic surgical resources to aid in your practice, a comprehensive follow-up evaluation following the course to ensure your making the most out of your training. This training is available to surgeons, fellows, and residents that are interested in safely transitioning learning into practice and developing competency in robotic surgical skills. 

Program Objectives:

  • Identify the specific robotic platform components, settings, and features required to safely utilize and operate the robotic surgical platform. 
  • Demonstrate the proper robotic platform pre-operative setup, troubleshooting measures, and emergency procedures required to safely operate the robotic surgical platform. 
  • Demonstrate competency in the following core robotic psychomotor skills; Endowrist Manipulation, Camera Navigation, Instrument Clutching, 4thArm Application, Energy Application, Needle Driving, Surgical Knot Tying, and Suturing. 
  • Demonstrate competency in the basic skills required for the surgical 1stassistant to include; Camera Navigation, Instrument Insertion, Item Hand-off’s & Transfers, Cutting, Retraction, Suctioning, Irrigating, Energy Application, and Hemoclip Application. 
  • Recognize the roles and responsibilities of each robotic surgical team member and competently perform the proper setup of the robotic surgical platform for a surgical procedure. 

Course Cost:

  • $5,300                      Includes Hotel, Transportation to Nicholson Center,

                                               Breakfast + Lunch

  • $4,166                      No Hotel, Breakfast + Lunch
  • $3,600                      Fellows & Residents only. Verification Required

Course Prerequisites:

Successful completion of the following Online Robotic Surgical Training is required prior to attending this course. Please create an account at www.davincisurgerycommunity.comand complete the self-paced online training outlined below. Email your training certificates to us upon completion prior to attending the course. 

  • Si Multi-Port for Surgeons
  • Xi Multi-Port for Surgeons

Course Experience:

In order to maximize the experience for the course attendee, the course agenda is individualized for each attendee; consequently, the agenda will be different for each course participant. All course attendees will receive the same experience and level of instruction and will be required to successfully complete each course element to receive full credit for the course. 

Credentialing & Privileging Disclosure:

The determination of a physician’s readiness to perform robotic surgery is solely the responsibility of the hospital, surgical center or medical facility where the procedure takes place, as to which neither AdventHealth nor its affiliates has any role. The skill competency of a particular physician and any procedure-specific training needs are matters that are determined solely by each treating hospital, surgical center or medical facility on its own behalf. 


AdventHealth Orlando is accredited by the Florida Medical Association (FMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AdventHealth Orlando designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 38.0AMA 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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J. Scott Magnuson, MD, FACS

Course Director

Medical Director of Head & Neck Surgery

AdventHealth Celebration

Chief Medical Officer

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Flavio Malcher, MD, FACS, TCBC

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Director of Abdominal Wall Surgery Program
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

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

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do SulBrazil

Ryan Yurcak

Learning Laboratory Specialist
AdventHealth Nicholson Center
Celebration, FL

Danielle Julian, MS

Director of Education & Training
AdventHealth Nicholson Center
Celebration, FL

Barbara-Don Morrissiey, BS

Education Operations Manager
AdventHealth Nicholson Center
Celebration, FL


* This course is sold out.

Day 1: Mon, Jun 29, 2020

Day 2: Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Day 3: Wed, Jul 01, 2020

Day 4: Thu, Jul 02, 2020


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@ADVENTHEALTH.COM 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