SERGS Curriculum - Level 1 Exam
SERGS Curriculum Level 1 is aimed at young trainees and fellows who are considering robotic surgery in their future but have not operated by a robot.
Exam will be divided in 2 parts:
Part 1: You will have 3 lectures about robotic surgery in gynecology, step by step robotic hysterectomy and emergency procedures in robotic surgery.
These lectures will be followed by a Q/A session and you will have to complete a test of MCQ about the lectures.
Part 2: After a 15-30 minutes warming up period, your will have to complete 7 exercises on the simulator in 1 hour.
The list of exercise you will have to complete is:
- Ring rollercoaster
- Railroad track efficiency
- Ring tower transfer
- 4th arm cutting
- Vessel energy dissection
- Knot tying
- Puzzle piece dissection
Skill assessment will be done either with an actual robotic console using the backpack simulator, or with a validated simulator. The warming up session will give you time to adjust to the new environment.
After sucessfully completing the exam, participants are awarded with SERGS Curriculum Level 1 Certificate of competency in basic skills of robotic surgery.
Take the next SERGS Level 1 exam at the SERGS 2022 meeting in Athens, June 8-10th, 2022.
SERGS Curriculum Level 1 exam is part of GESEA Level 2.
If you are currently going through the GESEA programme, you can apply for SERGS Level 1 Certificate as well.
Please find out more about GESEA here.