Course Overview

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the proper patient candidates for Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS).
  2. Demonstrate the proper positioning & robot docking for the Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) patient.
  3. Employ the proper robotic surgical technique in the following procedures; radical tonsillectomy, partial glossectomy, and supraglottic laryngectomy on a cadaveric model.

Course Description:

This Advanced Transoral Surgery (TORS) Course trains the surgeons who have already completed the Intuitive Surgical Technical Training Course or another 3rd party basic course on the daVinci Surgical Platform. The content of this TORS Course will focus on the safe treatment of patients with upper aerodigestive benign and malignant disease.

Physicians (No Hotel): $5,900

·         Includes lectures, course-related materials,  and course-related meals.

To register please email us - CFL.NicholsonCenterEducation.Info@AdventHealth.com

Target Audience:

Ear, Nose, And Throat, Head and Neck


AdventHealth Tampa is accredited by the Florida Medical Association (FMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AdventHealth Tampa designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 38.0AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

There are no conflicts of interest by either the planners or the presenter of this activity to disclose.

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Access Presentations & Abstracts


Georges Lawson, MD, FACS (Belgium)

Course Director

ENT Head & Neck Cancer and Thyroid Surgeon

Université Catholique de Louvain – CHU UCL Namur 

J. Scott Magnuson, MD, FACS

Chief Medical Officer,

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Medical Director, Head & Neck Surgey

AdventHealth Orlando

Danielle Julian, MS

Director of Education

Robotic Faculty

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Babs Morrissiey, BS

Education Operations Manager

Robotic Faculty

AdventHealth Nicholson Center


* Agenda is subject to change.

Day 1: Thu, Mar 03, 2022

  • 07:00 - 12:00 OR Observation at AdventHealth Celebration and Patient Selection Discussion Presentor: Scott Magnuson, MD
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 - 15:00 Simulation Experience with dv-Trainer (Head & Neck Curriculum) Presentor: Babs Morrissiey
  • 15:00 - 17:00 Patient Positioning & Docking Presentor: Scott Magnuson, MD

Day 2: Fri, Mar 04, 2022

  • 07:00 - 08:00 Head & Neck Tumor Board Presentor: Scott Magnuson, MD
  • 08:00 - 09:00 Post Operative Rounds Presentor: Scott Magnuson, MD
  • 09:00 - 13:00 Hands-On Robotic Laboratory (Head & Neck Dissection) Presentor: Scott Magnuson, MD
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 17:00 Hands-On Robotic Laboratory (Head & Neck Dissection) Presentor: Scott Magnuson, MD


Bohemian Hotel Celebration, Marriott Autograph Collection

Bohemian Hotel Celebration, Marriott Autograph Collection

700 Bloom Street

Celebration, FL 34747


Hotel accommodations are not included in the price of registration.

Bohemian Hotel Celebration is a preferred vendor.  You may reach out to CFL.NicholsonCenterEducation.Info@AdventHealth.com for any further questions regarding hotel accommodations.

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Directions & Parking

The AdventHealth Nicholson Center

404 Celebration Place, Celebration, FL 34747

Complimentary parking is available beside the facility.