Presentation on theme: "By Bernadette Wagner RN, CNOR Surgical Robotics. Describe the use of Robots in performing surgery Describe Hardware and Software programs Assess."— Presentation transcript:
Describe the use of Robots in performing surgery Describe Hardware and Software programs Assess the Role and Function of the Nurse Describe the Advantages/Disadvantages from a Nursing perspective
Surgical robot is a computer controlled device used by a surgeon Surgical robotics is minimally invasive and precise
An alternative to open and laparoscopic surgery Used successfully in over tens of thousands cases: Cardiothoracic, Gynecologic, Urology and Pediatric surgeries
Robotic Arm-Automated Endoscopic System for Optimal Positioning (AESOP) Haptic Sensor- a sensor that gives the surgeon a “sense” of touch during remote surgery Computer Console with 3D high definition visualization Teleoperated Surgical Instruments
Greater patient satisfaction and comfort Revise patient education pre and post op Nurses commitment to continued education (Morris,2005)
Advantages Greater patient satisfaction and comfort Nursing advancement and involvement in “cutting-edge” procedures and training Disadvantages Robots eliminate the need for nursing personnel ? Expensive price tag
Legal liability from state to state State Licensure The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)
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