FRIDAY MAY 11, 2012
Morning Session
7:45 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 Welcome
8:15 OSU Robotic Gyn Program Overview
8:45 Operating Room Set-up
9:15 Get Off to the Right Start: Port placement and Docking
9:45 How do I convince my Anesthesiologist to do Robotic Surgery?
Anesthesia Considerations in Robotic Surgery
10:15 BREAK
10:30 Staying Out of Trouble: How to Avoid Common Complications
11:00 Robotic hysterectomy Techniques I
11:30 Robotic hysterectomy Techniques II
12:00 Off the Cuff; Uterine manipulators, closure techniques and prevention of cuff dehiscence
12:20 Questions & Answers Session with Lunch

Afternoon Session
1:00 Adnexal surgery and avoiding GU complications
1:30 Live Broadcasted Surgery: Robotic hysterectomy BSO
2:30 Robotics in Gyn Urology
3:00 BREAK
3:15 Breakout Sessions (60 Minutes Each- attendees can choose between sessions):
       A. Hands on OR Set-up – Includes port placement, patient positioning, and docking techniques.
       B. Introductory Experience/Surgical Techniques
       C. Administrative Primer for OR Staff and Managers
4:30 Myomectomy: Optimize MIS outcomes using the Robotic Platform
5:00 Questions & Answers Session/Evaluations
6:00 Light Dinner Reception (optional) Ohio Staters Traditions Room, The Ohio Union

7:45 Continental Breakfast
8:00 Incorporating Robotic Surgery into your Practice: A General Gynecologist’s Perspective
8:30 It starts at the Top: Building a Robotics Program
9:00 It’s all about the Team: Building and Managing the Robotics OR Team
9:30 You are the Team Leader: Role of the Surgeon in Improving OR Efficiency
9:50 Optimal use of the Bedside Assistant: Role of the RNFA/PA in Robotics
10:10 “They don’t send us the easy cases”: Robotic techniques for the difficult hysterectomy
10:50 BREAK
11:00 Robotic Outcomes in Gyn Oncology
11:30 It’s all about Fine Tuning : Key Robotic Surgical Techniques
12:30 Questions & Answers Session/Evaluations

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