The Role of Simulation in Surgical Training


A self-proclaimed “Hands on surgeon,” Prof. Dr. Prokar Dasgupta presents what he calls the “Three Components of Competence” to the VGR 2015 audience. Simulation training costs and benefits are covered for various simulation trainers on the market. He compares surgeons to cowboys as a means to introduce his thoughts on using checklists for robotic surgery. Good observations and insight throughout his presentation, which ends with the recent story of an emergency airliner landing in New York’s Hudson River. Lecture, with PPT’s, videos and photos. 13:12