Course Overview

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the proper patient candidates for Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS).
  2. Demonstrate the proper positioning & robot docking for the Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) patient.
  3. Employ the proper robotic surgical technique in the following procedures; radical tonsillectomy, partial glossectomy, and supraglottic laryngectomy on a cadaveric model.

Course Description:

This Advanced Transoral Surgery (TORS) Course trains the surgeons who have already completed the Intuitive Surgical Technical Training Course or another 3rd party basic course on the daVinci Surgical Platform. The content of this TORS Course will focus on the safe treatment of patients with upper aerodigestive benign and malignant disease.

Physicians (No Hotel): $5,900

·         Includes lectures, course-related materials,  and course-related meals.

To register please email us - CFL.NicholsonCenterEducation.Info@AdventHealth.com

Target Audience:

Ear, Nose, And Throat, Head and Neck


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

Designation Statement

AdventHealth Orlando designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 17.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Non-Endorsement of Products

AdventHealth Orlando as an accredited provider, has demonstrated experience and viable resources to provide valid and reliable evaluation of CME activities.  The accuracy of the facts and opinions contained in this activity are the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of AdventHealth Orlando or its sponsors.  Practitioners should consult primary resources, state regulations, and their healthcare facility policies and procedures for specific application of said content to their local situation.  AdventHealth Orlando does not infer any real or implied endorsement of any product, service, or company neither referred to in this activity nor of any company subsidizing costs related to this activity.  All information contained in this activity is for educational purposes only.

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Access Presentations & Abstracts


J. Scott Magnuson, MD, FACS

Course Director

Chief Medical Officer,

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Medical Director, Head & Neck Surgey

AdventHealth Orlando

Danielle Julian, MS

Director of Education

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Babs Morrissiey

Education Operations Manager



Day 1: Wed, Sep 16, 2020

  • 07:00 - 12:00 OR Observation at AdventHealth Celebration and Patient Selection Discussion Presentor: Scott Magnuson, MD
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 - 15:00 Simulation Experience with dv-Trainer (Head & Neck Curriculum) Presentor: Babs Morrissiey
  • 15:00 - 17:00 Patient Positioning & Docking Presentor: Scott Magnuson, MD

Day 2: Thu, Sep 17, 2020

  • 07:00 - 08:00 Head & Neck Tumor Board
  • 08:00 - 09:00 Post Operative Rounds
  • 09:00 - 13:00 Hands-On Robotic Laboratory (Head & Neck Dissection) Presentor: Scott Magnuson, MD
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 17:00 Hands-On Robotic Laboratory (Head & Neck Dissection) Presentor: Scott Magnuson, MD


Bohemian Hotel Celebration, Marriott Autograph Collection

Bohemian Hotel Celebration, Marriott Autograph Collection

700 Bloom Street

Celebration, FL 34747



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Directions & Parking

The AdventHealth Nicholson Center

404 Celebration Place, Celebration, FL 34747

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