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UK HPB ROBOTIC SURGERY CONFERENCE AND HANDS ON DISSECTION COURSE

20 Jun

Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital 

Newcastle, UK, 20th June 2019 - 21st June 2019

 

Course overview

  • 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

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

      

FACULTY

 Professor Steven White – Course Director

Additional faculty to be confirmed

Further information

For full details and registration information visit www.nstcsurg.org

Or contact: Louise Sore

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tel: (+44) 191 213 8589

Email: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk