This course is designed to facilitate the surgeon with didactic and hands on cadaveric training experience. Conducted by a faculty of experienced surgeons, this is an intensive two day course of lectures, debate, exchange and practical hands on experience on Colorectal procedures using an XI Da Vinci Robot.Become familiar with the function and operation of the da Vinci Surgical SystemAppreciate the ergonomics of the da Vinci Surgical system robot and the available robotic instrumentation. Understand the selection process for patient position, da Vinci surgical team position and robotic surgical approaches.Learn robotic tissue dissection techniques using monopolar energy.FacultyMr Peter Coyne, Newcastle upon Tyne HospitalsAdditional faculty to be confirmedTarget AudienceSenior Colorectal Trainees & Consultants