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First Assist Course - Robotic Surgery

Melle, Belgium
1 day course
4 attendees per session

Course details

First Assist Course in Robotic Surgery


A 1-day course for nurses, fellows, residents & assistants who want to learn bedside assistance during robotic surgery procedures. 


No previous robotic exposure is required. 


Next dates:


  • 13/11/2019 : Si-system


Faculty: Laura Callebaut




  • Certificate of Attendance by Orsi Academy


What will you learn?

- You will learn about the different (most used) laparoscopic

- You will learn the basic robotic set-up and how to convert in emergency situations.

- You will learn how to place ports depending on the patient and procedure.

- You will learn how to position the patient optimally. How to strap, how to put in Trendelenburg. What are the important pressure points, etc.

- You will learn how to use a suction device, how to connect bipolar

- You will learn how to do the docking.

- You will learn tips

- You learn about the robotic dance and theatre team optimisation.

Educational methods

Hands-on, Lectures

Who is this course for?

This course is for medical professionals (nurses, assistants, fellow, surgeons) who want to take their first steps into the robotic OR. Learn how to prepare a patient for robotic surgery and how to assist during robot-assisted procedures.


No previous experience in required.

Medical devices

- Intuitive Surgical Da Vinci Si


For a detailed program see the file attached.



full program


Getting there

Where to stay

Click here to have a look at our partner hotels in Ghent and in Aalst. Each location offers fixed prices or discounts. If you are interested in making a reservation, please ask for a room with Orsi-rates or contact Jana. The fixed prices can vary depending room availability. There is an additional fee of 3 euros city tax per person per night. Group reservations apply different prices that differ upon request.


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