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Robotic HPB course, Newcastle

28 Mar

Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 28th March 2018 - 29th March 2018

This course is designed to facilitate the surgeon with didactic and hands on cadaveric training experience. Conducted by a faculty of experienced laparoscopic surgeons, this is an intensive two day course of lectures, debate, exchange and practical hands on experience on HPB procedures using an XI Da Vinci Robot.

COURSE STRUCTURE

A two day intensive course Number of Dissectors limited to 8

DISSECTORS – Will have full access to the Da Vinci Robot with Hands On Procedures and attendance to the Clinical Lectures

10 NON DISSECTOR Places only –
Non Dissectors will have full access to the Clinical Lectures and a simulator

Refreshments included
Course certificate on completion, Course dinner The course uses fresh frozen cadaveric specimens

FRESH FROZEN CADAVERS – COURSE CONTENT INCORPORATES THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES

  • Extended Cholecystectomy
  • Distal Pancreatectomy/Splenectomy
  • Robotic Suturing
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Liver resection


NON DISSECTORS
– Clinical Lectures and simulator access only

  • Define the role of HPB laparoscopic/robotic surgery in current day practice
  • Appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of the evidence base in this
    emerging field
  • Share best practice on setting up a robotic surgery programme
  • Overview of recent European guidelines on laparoscopic liver surgery. Understand the benefits and rationale of offering an HPB service

DISSECTORS – Full access to the Da Vinci Robot – with hands on procedures on fresh frozen cadavers and full access to the clinical lectures –

  • Become familiar with the function and operation of the da Vinci Surgical System
  • Appreciate the ergonomics of the da Vinci Surgical system robot and the available robotic instrumentation
  • Understand the selection process for patient position, da Vinci surgical team position and robotic surgical approaches. Learn robotic tissue dissection techniques using monopolar energy

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING REGISTRATION:
Louise Sore, Assistant Education Manager, Newcastle Surgical Training Centre Direct line: 0191 213 8589
louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Website: www.nstcsurg.org