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First Assistant in Robotic Surgery
Course overview
Medical Devices
Starts Nov 12, 2018 09:00 am
Ends Nov 13, 2018 06:00 pm
Location Hôpital Virtuel de Lorraine - École de Chirurgie Vandoeuvre-Les-Nancy, France
2 600 €
What will you learn?
Optimal use of the three main components of the robot The role of the assistant in the OR team An efficient way to communicate with the surgeon at the console
Educational methods
Hands on, Simulation, Lectures
Course overview

Participants acquire necessary skills through hands-on practice on dV-Trainer & XTT simulators, and on the robotic system.


Audience: Bed Side Assistant & Operating Room Nurses


Experienced trainers have been providing robotic trainings for 3 years. They are coming from professional aviation.

Medical Devices
dV-Trainer simulator (Mimic Technologies) Xperience Team Trainer (Mimic Technologies) Lapmentor (3D Systems) Robotixmentor (3D Systems) da Vinci robotic system (Intuitive Surgical) da Vinci Skills Simulator (Intuitive Surgical)

E-learning (5h)

  • Theoretical knowledge


Technical skills development (10.5h)

  • Skills development on Mimic dV-Trainer simulator
  • Dry lab (skill development model)
  • First Assistant actions: instrument insertion and removal, laparoscopic aid, etc.


Robot setup (3h)

  • Start-up and calibration
  • Docking sequence
  • Patient cart positioning and port placement
  • Troubleshooting



Conferences (2h):

  • Safe communication
  • Checklist in the OR


Assessment (30min)

  • MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

The Nancy Surgery School is located 25 minutes away from the train station.

The journey from Paris (Gare de l’Est) takes only 1h30 minutes by high speed train. 


Ibis Hotel:

Ibis hotel

Allée de Bourgogne, 54500 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy

+33 (0) 3 83 44 55 77



Hôpital Virtuel de Lorraine - École de Chirurgie, 9, avenue de la foret de Haye, 54505, Vandoeuvre-Les-Nancy, France

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