Basic Colonoscopy Workshop 2021

Topic
Basic Colonoscopy Workshop 2021
Start Date
16 June 2021
End Date
17 June 2021
Start Time
8:00am
End Time
5:30pm
Venue
TBC
Contact Name
Loretta York
Contact Phone
0408183933
Contact Email
professionaldevelopment@gesa.org.au
Max. Attendees
50
Who Can Register?
Anyone

DATES TO BE CONFIRMED In this workshop participants will 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 and understand the provision of a colonoscopy service and the resources needed.


Dates to be confirmed
 
NETI* Basic Colonoscopy Workshop
Workshop Goals
  • 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. 
 
Workshop Program
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.
 
Workshop Format
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.
     
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the workshop participants will:
  1. Understand the principles of diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy;
  2. Understand the principles and practice of patient preparation for colonoscopy, including indications/consent/bowel preparation;
  3. Be familiar with the design, function and set-up of the endoscope;
  4. Be familiar with the controls and handling of a colonoscope;
  5. Understand the principles and techniques for colonoscope insertion including torque steering, loop recognition and reduction;
  6. Understand the principles and techniques for colonoscope withdrawal to maximize mucosal views and lesion detection;
  7. Understand current colonoscopy surveillance guidelines;
  8. Understand the management of anticoagulants before and after endoscopy; and
  9. Be familiar with the accessories used and understand the principles of colonoscopic interventions including polypectomy, clipping and chromoendoscopy.
     
Date & Time
To be advised
 
Workshop Venue
To Be advised
 
Workshop Convenor
Associate Professor Andrew Metz
 
Registration Fees
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.
 
Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be made in writing to professionaldevelopment@gesa.org.au. Cancellations by telephone will not be accepted.