Course Overview

Course Overview

This robotics course of instruction provides comprehensive training for the perioperative staff on multi-port robotic platforms. This comprehensive training course is designated to provide first assistants, nurses, and surgical technologists with both technical and clinical applications of the robotic surgical platform. This course will focus on robotic platform technical training, preparation of the robotic surgical patient, and basic surgical 1st assistant skills required for robotic surgery. 

Course Objectives:

  • Identify the specific robotic platform components, settings, and features required to safely utilize and operate the robotic surgical platform. 
  • Demonstrate the proper robotic platform pre-operative setup, troubleshooting measures, and emergency procedures required to safely operate the robotic surgical platform. 
  • Employ the proper patient positioning and robotic docking procedures for commonly performed robotic surgical procedures. 
  • Recognize and articulate the roles and responsibilities of each robotic surgical team member and competently perform the proper setup for a robotic surgical procedure. 
  • Apply the basic skills required for the surgical 1st assistant in a simulated robotic surgical procedure.

Registration Price: $950

This course is open to: Physician Assistants, Surgical Assistants, Registered Nurses, RNFA's, Surgical Technologists, CSTFA's. This course is limited to 10 participants.

Target Audience: 

All surgeries


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

Designation Statement:

AdventHealth Tampa designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 26.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AdventHealth Orlando is accredited by the Florida State Board of Nursing (FSBN) Provider #NCE2012/CEBroker Provider #50-724. This activity has been awarded 26.5 contact hours (CEBroker #20-662069) for the completion of this program.

Access Presentations & Abstracts


Danielle Julian, MS

Director of Education and Training, Robotic Surgery Faculty

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Barbara-Don Morrissiey, BS

Education Operations Manager

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Michele Young, PA

Physician Assistant

AdventHealth Celebration

Billy Coleman, CSFA

Surgical First Assist

AdventHealth Celebration



* *Agenda Subject to change

Day 1: Wed, Jan 19, 2022

  • 7:30 - 8:00 Breakfast and Introductions
  • 8:00-11:00 Xi Platform Overview
  • 11:00-12:00 Lunch
  • 12:00-15:00 Si Platform Overview
  • 15:00-16:00 Troubleshooting
  • 16:00-17:00 Review

Day 2: Thu, Jan 20, 2022

  • 7:30-8:00 Breakfast
  • 8:00-11:00 OR Setup and Case Observations
  • 11:00-12:00 Lunch
  • 12:00-15:00 Patient Positioning and Docking
  • 15:00-16:00 Review

Day 3: Fri, Jan 21, 2022

  • 8:00-8:30 Breakfast
  • 8:30-12:00 Simulation and Hands-on Robotic Assisting Skills Lab
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00-14:00 Electrosurgery Lab
  • 14:00-15:00 Stapling Lab
  • 15:00-16:00 Course Evaluation and Adjourn


Directions & Parking

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

404 Celebration Place

Celebration, FL 34747

Parking: Two lots are available on either side of the facility for free parking