Helping to prepare the surgeons of tomorrow
As minimally invasive surgery expands, Academic Medical Centers will continue to play a large role in preparing the surgeons of tomorrow for its latest modalities, including da Vinci® robotic-assisted surgery.
There are currently 350+ da Vinci systems spread across 140 robotics programs in U.S. Academic Institutions, which help 90,000+ patients every year.1
Whether you are a program director responsible for guiding students along a training pathway, or a resident or fellow looking to learn more about robotic-assisted surgery, Intuitive can provide the support you need to help reach your full potential with da Vinci.
Get exposure to clinical and educational best practices through interactive presentations and panel discussions. Relevant for Program Directors and Attendings.
Coming September, 2019 – Stay Tuned!
Society-led training program designed for teaching core da Vinci technical skills through presentations and wetlab training.AUGS Fellows Course
A six month learning continuum, spanning 40 cases, which helps new surgeons learn new technology and refine procedure skills.Part 1: A two-day course with a nationally-respected robotic-assisted surgery faculty from academic and community hospital settings. Content includes basic skills training and inguinal and ventral hernia-specific didactic training.
Friday, May 17-22, 2019
ISMICS (International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Wednesday, May 29-June 1, 2019
Marriott Marquis New York
ASCRS (American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons)
Saturday, June 1-5, 2019
Cleveland Convention Center, Cleveland, OH
AAO-HNSF (American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery Foundation)
Sunday, September 15-18, 2019
New Orleans, LA
AUGS (American Urogynecologic Society)
Tuesday, September 24-28, 2019
1. Information based on Intuitive internal analysis of SAP Hana data.
Important Safety Information
Serious complications may occur in any surgery, including da Vinci® Surgery, up to and including death. Examples of serious or life-threatening complications, which may require prolonged and/or unexpected hospitalization and/or reoperation, include but are not limited to, one or more of the following: injury to tissues/organs, bleeding, infection and internal scarring that can cause long-lasting dysfunction/pain.
Risks specific to minimally invasive surgery, including da Vinci® Surgery, include but are not limited to, one or more of the following: temporary pain/nerve injury associated with positioning; a longer operative time, the need to convert to an open approach, or the need for additional or larger incision sites. Converting the procedure could result in a longer operative time, a longer time under anesthesia, and could lead to increased complications. Contraindications applicable to the use of conventional endoscopic instruments also apply to the use of all da Vinci instruments.
For Important Safety Information, indications for use, risks, full cautions and warnings please also refer to www.intuitive.com/safety.
Individual outcomes may depend on a number of factors, including but not limited to patient characteristics, disease characteristics and/or surgeon experience.
Product Training Disclaimer
Intuitive Surgical Inc. (Intuitive) only trains on the use of the da Vinci® Surgical System. The information provided during Intuitive Surgical training is not intended to substitute for formal medical training or certification. Intuitive Surgical is in no way responsible for surgical credentialing or training in surgical procedure or technique, nor are the training programs provided by Intuitive Surgical a replacement for hospital credentialing requirements. All curricula described are subject to change depending on available resources, as well as on the needs of the course participants.
Some of the training described may be provided by organizations or entities other than Intuitive Surgical, and Intuitive Surgical is not responsible for the content of these programs. Surgeon proctors are independent contractors. The listed prices are for services rendered by the independent surgeon proctors. A list of surgeon proctors can be provided upon request.
Intuitive Surgical does not train on surgical procedures or techniques, nor does it take responsibility for proctoring services provided by the independent surgeon proctors. The hospital/surgeon purchases the proctoring service as part of training they have independently determined to be part of their credentialing requirement; Intuitive Surgical’s role is merely to coordinate between the hospital/surgeon and the proctor. The proctors and the hospital/surgeon are always free to negotiate with each other directly.
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