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Basic Robotic Surgery Diploma for Surgeons
Course overview
Price categories
Medical Devices
Starts Nov 26, 2018 08:00 am
Ends Nov 30, 2018 06:00 pm
Location Hôpital Virtuel de Lorraine - École de Chirurgie Vandoeuvre-Les-Nancy, France
6 250 € - 6 850 €
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What will you learn?
To develop the psychomotor skills required to safely operate the robotic surgical platform. To define the robotic surgical platform components, features, setup requirements, and troubleshooting measures. To leverage surgical case observation in defining how the robotic surgical platform is integrated into the OR setting and how the platform can be best utilized in clinical practice. To develop clinical efficiency through comprehensive team training.
Educational methods
Live case observation, Hands on, Simulation, Video, Lectures
Course overview


This course is coordinated by Prof. Jacques Hubert, head of Urology Department of Nancy Hospital.

The course instructors are experts in Human Factors training and both technical and non-technical skills development.


Audience: surgeons


During this program, your experience will include: exposure to discussions on robotic technology, human factors and surgical evaluation tools, robotic surgical platform training, hands-on simulation, wet & dry lab experiences, surgical case observation, and competency development in the skills required to safely operate the Intuitive Surgical daVinci Robot.

Price categories
EARLY BIRD (expires Oct. 1st) - Training Only

Until Oct 1, 2018

EARLY BIRD (expires Oct. 1st) - Serenity Option (training + hotel + breakfast)

Until Oct 1, 2018

EARLY BIRD (expires Oct. 1st) - Comfort Option (training + hotel + breakfast + dinner)

Until Oct 1, 2018

Training Only 6250€
Serenity Option (training + hotel + breakfast) 6750€
Comfort Option (training + hotel + breakfast + dinner) 6850€
Medical Devices
da Vinci robotic system (Intuitive Surgical) da Vinci Skills Simulator (Intuitive Surgical) Xperience Team Trainer (Mimic Technologies) dV-Trainer simulator (Mimic Technologies) LAP Mentor (3D Systems)

E-learning (7h)

• Theoretical knowledge


Technical skills development (28h)

  • dV-Trainer and RobotiX Mentor simulation workshops
  • Microsurgery workshop
  • Dry lab (da Vinci Si)
  • Wet lab (da Vinci Si - living model or anatomical specimen)


Lectures (5h)

  • Program presentation
  • Fundamentals of Robotic Surgery (FRS)
  • Situational Awareness in robotic OR
  • Error and Violation


Non-Technical Skills development (4h)

  • Team Training workshop (Xperience Team Trainer)


Live case observation (4h)

  • Patient installation
  • Docking sequence
  • Surgical procedure by an expert team


Assessment (4h)

  • Theoretical knowledge assessment by MCQ
  • Continuous evaluation of technical skills


Robot set-up (2h)

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

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.


Recommended 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
Global Review
4 /5
Knowledge aquired
5 /5
Dec 7, 2018
Dr. Mamia D.

Dec 7, 2018
Dr. Mamia D.

Dec 2, 2018
Dr. Muthukumaran R.

Oct 27, 2018
Dr. jaafar m.

Oct 27, 2018
Dr. Tsung Wen C.

The course was extremely useful for me in terms of technical knowledge and also practical tips. The course instructors were excellent and made every effort to accomodate me as the only native English speaker. The simulations were interesting and I personally found the exercises very useful for later in the animal model. Hospitality was excellent and facilities/ food were good. Only criticism was the short time allocated on the love animal model on the last day. It would have been good to have the whole day spent putting into practice what we had learnt in 4 days.

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