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An Introduction to Surgical Robotics: Pre-Conference Course

An Introduction to

Surgical Robotics

Virtual Pre-Conference Course


Course Convenor: CMR Surgical

Target audience: ST/CT1 and above

Please note this course cannot be booked as a standalone course. To be eligible to attend, you must register for the ASiT Virtual Conference 2021.

Course Format:

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of surgical robotics, covering the development of minimal access surgery, the indications, benefits and challenges. You’ll also get an introduction to CMR Surgical robotic devices, as well as hear from leaders in robotic developments and minimal access surgery. This course is designed to give you the robotic literacy you need to begin exploring your surgical robotics training.


10:00-10:30   Welcome, ASiT Innovation and why robotics important and Overview. ASIT
10:30-10:50   Introduce delegates to CMR Surgical (history, mission, products and development) –Luke Hares 
10:50-11:00   Q&A Luke Hares
11:00-11:15   Break 
11:15-11:45   Background of minimal access surgery - Mark Slack 
11:45-12:00   Q&A Mark Slack
12:00-12:20   Introduction to Versius (development, capabilities), robot use and component terminology introduction – Mark Slack
12:20-12:30   DEMO VIDEO 
12:30-13:00   Lunch
13:00-14:00   Showcase and discuss with delegates the ASiT x CMR partnership and moving forwards – Justin Collins Associate Medical Director(Future roadmap, digital & training/Prof Ed)/Mark Slack & ASiT on Partnership

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