Face to Face
This course will introduce you to the theory and principles of robotic surgery in preparation for safe robotic surgical practice. You will be instructed by our faculty of expert robotic surgeons as well as world class aviation and medical simulation educators.
All doctors who are commencing robotic surgery practice including surgeons, trainees, surgical assistants and residents. This course will also deliver a bedside assisting module.
This course includes material on robot technology, safety, robot setup and fundamental operating skills, pathways to competency. Lectures on Robotic experience, Components of Surgical Robots, Buttonology and Instrumentation, Docking and undocking, Instrument exchange and visualisation, Efficient use of vascular ligation devices (Hem-O-Loks, Ligaclips etc).
This course includes:
1. Online pre-course: the link will be sent to you after enrolment
2. Face-to-face activities on the course day
3. Post-course survey: the survey will be sent to you after the course
Under the COVID19 Victorian and National Roadmaps we will be able to comply with the guidelines and are please confirm this course will proceed. Numbers are very limited so we recommend you finalise your registration to avoid disappointment.