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Oregon State Council of Perioperative Nurses
2009 - 2010 Board Members - OSCPN
Abdominal/Pelvic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Specialty Assembly : Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
Waterman-Hukari attributed the growing use of robotic surgery to a number of factors, including patient and physician demand due to positive outcomes reached through this form of minimally invasive surgery.
But, "with demand, comes the need for education, management and the creation of standards,"
- Connecting with robotics specialists
"My goal as the incoming chair is to develop this SA as a one-stop informational resource for those who seek help with robotics or other emerging advanced technologies, such as Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)," Waterman-Hukari stressed.Later this month at AORN's annual Congress in Anaheim, Calif., the SA will discuss new minimally invasive procedures that could be done with robotic technology, including NOTES.Waterman-Hukari and Wasielewski encourage anyone working with robotics to join the MIS/Lasers SA and participate in the SA's online community of practice.
Olympus America Inc.