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Following disruption to the traditional model of surgical training by the COVID-19 pandemic, the professional education team for Ethicon UK turned to the LapAR and Totum ecosystem to deliver a next generation national training programme.

The team wanted to ensure their trainees could work through a full spectrum of skills, from basic training through to advanced laparoscopic skills training. The integration of the LapPass curriculum with the LapAR allowed Ethicon to deliver a validated curriculum with additional data and surgeon performance insights. The full procedure training of LapAR was then used to progress the training programme into intermediate and advanced skills.

The addition of LapAR to Ethicon’s national training programmes has brought the future of surgical training to today’s trainees.

Mr Fevzi Shakir, Ethicon Faculty member stated:

“The hybrid augmented reality (AR) nature of the system provides an inimitable combination of real feel haptics and performance tracking delivered on a portable box trainer.”

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