Dates to be confirmed
NETI* Basic Colonoscopy Workshop
Develop an understanding of the basic principles and practice of colonoscopy and the latest equipment used;
Acquire the basic skills to perform safe, accurate total colonoscopy;
Understand the provision of a colonoscopy service and the resources needed.
* The ‘National Endoscopy Training Initiative’ (NETI) was established by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) and Australian Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Association (AGEA) to enhance and co-ordinate colonoscopy training in Australia. NETI comprises a series of standardised national workshops that are aimed at physician and surgeon colonoscopists and trainees and cover the basic principles and practice of colonoscopy.
The NETI Basic Colonoscopy Workshop Program will be available closer to the workshop date.
Who Should Attend
The NETI Basic Colonoscopy Workshop is specifically designed for Advanced Trainees.
The workshop will comprise:
Live colonoscopy demonstrations broadcast from the endoscopy suite;
Short, state-of-the-art reviews by local faculty;
Hands-on breakout stations and
Interactive panel discussions of clinical challenges in colonoscopy.
Upon completion of the workshop participants will:
Understand the principles of diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy;
Understand the principles and practice of patient preparation for colonoscopy, including indications/consent/bowel preparation;
Be familiar with the design, function and set-up of the endoscope;
Be familiar with the controls and handling of a colonoscope;
Understand the principles and techniques for colonoscope insertion including torque steering, loop recognition and reduction;
Understand the principles and techniques for colonoscope withdrawal to maximize mucosal views and lesion detection;
Understand current colonoscopy surveillance guidelines;
Understand the management of anticoagulants before and after endoscopy; and
Be familiar with the accessories used and understand the principles of colonoscopic interventions including polypectomy, clipping and chromoendoscopy.
Date & Time
To be advised
To Be advised
Associate Professor Andrew Metz
GESA member: $840 (inc GST)
Non-member: $1,010 (inc GST)
Registration includes attendance at the full day live NETI workshop, course materials, catering and a numbered certificate of attendance.
Registrations remain unconfirmed until full payment is received.
How to Register
Numbers are limited so please register early to guarantee your place. Registrations are now open.
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