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Basic Robotic Surgery Diploma for Nurses
Robotic Surgery
Course overview
Price categories
Medical Devices
Starts Jan 14, 2019 08:00 am
Ends Jan 18, 2019 06:00 pm
Location Hôpital Virtuel de Lorraine - École de Chirurgie Vandoeuvre-Les-Nancy, France
5 600 € - 6 200 €
What will you learn?
To develop the basic technical skills for robotic surgery To have a safe and optimal use of the robot To have an university education evidenced by a diploma
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.


Audience : surgeons


Trainers : The trainers are experts in both technical and non-technical skills development.

Price categories
EARLY BIRD Training Only (valid until 13/11/2018)

Until Nov 13, 2018

EARLY BIRD Serenity Option (valid until 13/11/2018)

Until Nov 13, 2018

EARLY BIRD Comfort Option (valid until 13/11/2018)

Until Nov 13, 2018

Training Only 5600€
Serenity Option (training + hotel + breakfast) 6100€
Comfort Option (training + hotel + breakfast + dinner) 6200€
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)

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


Robot set-up (9h)

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


Lectures (5h)

  • Program presentation
  • Fundamentals of Robotic Surgery (FRS)
  • Situational Awareness in robotic OR
  • Error and Violation
  • Research paper on robotic surgery topic


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
  • Research paper

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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