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Assistant in Robotic Surgery (surgeon or registered nurse)
Course overview
Medical Devices
Starts Nov 12, 2018 09:00 am
Ends Nov 13, 2018 06:00 pm
Location Ecole 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
Course overview

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)

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


E-learning (5h)

  • Theoretical aspects via a dedicated E-learning platform.

Technical skills improvement (10.5h)

  • Discover the surgeon's console through dV-Trainer simulator and robotic console
  • Assistant role: robotic instruments management (removal and insertion), laparoscopic instruments usage


Robot setup and patient positioning (3h)

  • OR configuration (three main components positioning)
  • Start-up the system
  • Patient preparation
  • The "docking" sequence: port placement and docking

Conferences (2h):

  • Safe communication
  • Individual and shared situation awareness

Assessment (30min)

  • Multiple Choice Questionnaire test

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



Ecole de Chirurgie, 9, avenue de la forêt de Haye, 54505, Vandoeuvre-Les-Nancy, France