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COMPASS PROGRAM

WHAT IS COMPASS?  

·     3-Part Program over 6 months; taking a surgeon from un-trained (or stalled) to complex hernia repair

 

WHAT MAKES COMPASS UNIQUE?

·          This pathway will allow you to work with the same surgeons and same faculty throughout the entirety of the continuum

·          Intimate learning environment of 8-10 surgeons, maximizing participants will work together to share experiences and learnings throughout curriculum and beyond among themselves and the faculty. 

 

POTENTIAL COMPASS ATTENDEE PROFILE?

 

APPROVALS:

·     CSD Approval is required for all COMPASS Program registrations.  All registrations will remain in a “Reserved” Status until CSD approval is received

 

REQUIREMENTS:                

·           Surgeon must commit to all 3 event dates in the program (no substitution)

·           Surgeons non-ISI Trained or Equivalency Trained, and have not completed any da Vinci cases within a 12-month period

·           Signed da Vinci Technology Training Pathway (dVTTP)

·           Completion of online assessment(s) prior to the course date

·           Completion of in-service & Skills Drills exercises

 

PROGRAM FEE: $0

·           No cost for training, contingent on commitment to completing the COMPASS Program.

·           Surgeons are required to pay for their own flights, hotel, etc. 

 

Part 1: Hernia Luminary Course

TR200.COMHRN

2 Days at a da Vinci Training Center for General Surgeons Only

Course Content:

·          Day 1 – Basic Porcine Training

·          Day 2 – Surgeon Led Cadaver Training + Lecture

 

Click Here For:  AGENDA

 

Part 2: COMPASS CASE OBSERVATION

1 Day Observation Day at a COMPASS Faculty’s Hospital Facility – for General Surgeons Only

 

**Details distributed to all attendees via CSD (coordinated outside of SFDC)

 

Part 3: Surgeon-Led Masters

TR500.COMHRN: da Vinci Robotic Retro Muscular Incisional Repair with Transversus Abdominis Release (TAR)

  1 Day at a da Vinci Training Center for General Surgeons Only

Course Content:

·          Training includes didactic sessions, Cadaver lab, and detailed video reviews

Requirements:  BEFORE REGISTERING     

·       Surgeons must have completed a minimum of 50 da Vinci procedures of any type, with a minimum of 10 robotic cases per quarter

·       Surgeons must have a minimum of 20 dV Ventral hernias

·          Surgeons must have at least 10 Open TAR or Component Separation case volume a year, and knowledge of anatomy and dissection planes of the procedure

 

 

Click Here For:  AGENDA