Situational Awareness

Situational awareness The precursor of decision-making   The art of robotic surgery requires two operators. It may seem unthinkable that a surgeon might be at the controls of the robot without having an assistant beside the patient. And yet…  “I have a problem … everything’s gone!”  The operation seems to be relatively straightforward, the techniques…

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ERUS 2015

STAN Institute was at ERUS 2015 last week in Bilbao, Spain, from 15-17 September 2015. The STAN Institute team was involved in providing HOT (Hands-On Training) sessions for the juniors. We were also involved in the use of Maestro AR. The Mimic Maestro AR (augmented reality) course for partial nephrectomy was a great success. It’s…

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Team Training genesis

In 2012, the HAS (the french WHO) recommends to introduce the Medical Team Training (or MTT) in operating rooms to improve the synergy of the teams, and lower post-operative mortality. MTT is a transposition from the Crew Resource Management implemented in aviation since the late 70s.   Genesis of Crew Resource Management: In 1977, the airport on…

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Creation of Stan Institute

The international experts in risk management systems frequently put in parallel the fighter pilot and surgeon jobs. That is why STAN Institute was born in 2015 from the merger between the medical world and the aviation community. Professor Jacques Hubert, urological surgeon, and Captain Jean-Pierre Henry, Weapon System Officer on Mirage 2000, met at the…

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