Nicholson Center Blog

Thoracic Course 2018

Posted by Ethan Marciano on Aug 13, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Our Thoracic Course, on October 4-5, 2018, is an advanced course in utilizing robotic surgery in thoracic procedures, namely lobectomies and thymectomies. Surgeons will build upon their previous experience with robotic surgery, focusing on pulmonary treatments.

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Topics: medical education, thoracic, da vinci robot

Guest Service At the Nicholson Center

Posted by Gira Patel on Jul 26, 2018 9:30:00 AM

The Nicholson Center may be renowned for its state-of-the-art medical facility, but that does not mean that its accolades stop there. On top of its technical competence, the Nicholson Center is home to an entirely different area of expertise; an expertise in guest services. The guests are treated with utmost respect and staff work tirelessly to satiate the needs of its customers, from the second they walk in the door until the second they walk out. 

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Topics: guest services, guest, Nicholson center, catering

Benefits of The Abdominal Wall course

Posted by Ethan Marciano on Jul 17, 2018 3:51:35 PM

 The Clinically Focused Robotic Series: Abdominal Wall Course, or RAWS for short, is a course taught at the Nicholson Center which exhibits the most cutting-edge method by which to treat one of the most common cases in the United States each year, abdominal hernia repairs.

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Topics: Robotic Surgery, abdominal wall, Hernia, abdominal hernia

ACS Accreditation

Posted by Ethan Marciano on Jul 11, 2018 10:24:35 AM

The Accredited Education Institutes, or AEI, is an accreditation granted to a few of the best simulation-based medical education facilities throughout the world. This accreditation is given by the American College of Surgeons, in order to promote the quality of surgical training and establish a highly competitive standard.

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Topics: AEI, simulation technology, American College of Surgeons, medical education

HMCC: Planning Healthcare Meetings

Posted by Gira Patel on May 31, 2018 12:50:28 PM

Healthcare Meetings Compliance Certificates are accessible, insightful designations which facilitate the management of healthcare meetings by giving its participants a comprehensive and detailed look into the laws and regulations that affect the environment in which healthcare meetings are held. At the Nicholson Center, Gira Patel holds an HMCC, and through it helps the entire facility operate efficiently yet safely.

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Topics: GDPR, Privacy, HMCC, MedTech, Regulations

EMS Week: Medical Training Collaboration

Posted by Ethan Marciano on May 24, 2018 9:30:00 AM

 The 44th Annual National EMS Week is underway, which gives us the chance to recognize EMS practitioners and the amazing work they do in our communities. We have exciting news to help ring in this week: we are launching a training partnership with the City of Orlando Fire Department (OFD) to help save lives in the Greater Orlando Area.

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Topics: Medical Technology, Cadaver Labs, Medical Training

Plan your Health: Meeting Planner Edition

Posted by Lilly Graziani on Apr 12, 2018 4:30:57 PM

I had the distinct honor of presenting to one of the most stressful jobs in America, the Meeting Planner, for Global Meetings Industry Day: The Future of Meetings. At first I was worried, what could I possibly share with the world’s finest planners about wellness? Then I remembered Rome wasn’t built in a day and we sometimes need a fresh perspective to open our eyes to new things. So armed with a little caffeine, some fun slides and a happy smile, I bounded into the room to fully energize the most detailed thinking people I’ve ever encountered.

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Topics: Meeting Planning

What To Look For In Terms of Imaging for Your Training Event

Posted by Kaylee Manigat on Apr 5, 2018 2:17:45 PM

How would you like to hold a training course in a facility with a certified X-ray tech and a state of the art C-arm? It’s important to have a certified and trained technologist in with you during your labs so that they can provide the best quality imaging for your needs. Being attached to an award winning hospital allows us to fulfill all of your imaging needs from C-arm imaging, CT’s, MRI’s and X-ray. It is also important to consider the safety of your attendees, which is why wearing full wrap around lead is necessary and is provided for you.

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Topics: Medical Conference, Medical Training

What Do Investors Need to Look For In Surgical Robots?

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Mar 16, 2018 11:17:58 AM

 At the Nicholson Center, we provide medical practitioners and device teams with a unique hands-on approach to robotic surgery training, cadaver labs and more. With medical technology companies continuing to place an emphasis on developing more advanced robots to assist in surgery, our chief technology officer, Dr. Roger Smith, is always keeping an eye on the latest trends in medtech community. After exploring more than 40 robotic surgical devices in his Robot-of-the-Day (ROTD) feature on LinkedIn, Dr. Smith recently identified six motivations explaining why companies and investors are committed to a future of robotic surgery.

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Topics: Surgical Innovation, Medical Innovation, Medical Technology, Medical News

What To Look For In Your Cadaver Lab 

Posted by Tony Basica on Jan 31, 2018 9:15:00 AM

Choosing cadaveric tissue is important to consider when preparing for a surgical training event. There are many aspects when considering the use of tissue, utmost of course is the fact that these are people that wanted their last gift in life to be used to help further the scientific and medical fields and we need to remember to honor that request in the best way possible. 

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Topics: Cadaver Labs, Medical Training, Fresh Frozen

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