Applied Medical is proud to support educational training programs in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Colorectal, General, Gynecologic, and Urologic surgeons. Our courses include didactic and practical components developed in partnership with leading surgeons in each specialty, enabling training on the latest advancements in minimally invasive techniques.

Course Overview

Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) Courses

Applied Medical's TAMIS courses train surgeons on how to perform endoscopic local excision of rectal neoplasia. TAMIS enables the resection of benign and malignant lesions in the rectum using an advanced access device along with standard laparoscopic instrumentation.

This one-day course is designed for advanced laparoscopic Colorectal and General surgeons who wish to explore TAMIS using the GelPOINT path transanal access platform. The course is led by expert TAMIS surgeons and includes a didactic session and a hands-on workshop using animate tissue. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the current indications for TAMIS, as well as the procedural techniques and instrumentation used. The program is limited to 14 participants per course to maximize the hands-on experience.

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In addition to serving as a resource for patient education on TAMIS, also provides an overview of clinical literature evaluating the approach, as well as procedural videos and links to other useful resources.

Simulation Courses

Applied Medical's simulation courses are designed for residents interested in enhancing their skill sets and attaining hands-on experience in a high fidelity simulation platform. On-site simulation courses focus on basic general surgery procedures, as well as hand access laparoscopic surgery and single incision laparoscopic procedures.

Each course provides the ability to measure skills attainment levels using scientifically validated metrics, including time, path and economy of movement. Immediate analysis, along with graphical playback, ensures a sophisticated and educational training experience.

Applied also offers a unique laparoscopic trainer for residents and advanced surgeons wanting to practice basic laparoscopic skills and new surgical approaches.

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