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Hands-On Basic Skills Endoscopy Course

Masterclass
Gastroenterology
Melle, Belgium
1 day course
24 attendees per session
English

Course details

The Hands-On Basic Skills Endoscopy Course is a 1-day course organized by Department of Gastroenterology OLV-Aalst and the Belgian Society of Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy.





What will you learn?

- You will improve your basic navigation skills during hands-on gastroscopy

- You will learn advanced techniques such as biopsy, polypectomy, lifting, injection, clipping, ...

- You will receive theoretical information about the different endoscopic materials and coagulation principles.

Educational methods

Hands-on, Cadaver, Lectures

Advantages of the procedure

In Belgium, there is need for proper endoscopic training outside the OR. Through this course, (aspriring) internists will be optimally prepared to do their first gastroscopy/colonoscopy on a live patient or improve their existing set of skills.

Who is this course for?

This course is for GSO's (geneesheer-specialisten in opleiding ) considering to specialize in gastro-enterologie. The course serves as a introduction to endoscopy and a basic training program.

Requirements

Participants are young doctors employed in a Belgian hospital at a Department of Internal Medicine.

Faculty

Dr. Jo Vandervoort Chief of Gastroenterology

Latest Pubmed

Ten-year survival after endoscopic stent placement as a bridge to surgery in obstructing colon cancer.

Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 2018

Read it here

An unusual cause of severe, persistent diarrhoea.

Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica, 2017

Read it here
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Medical devices

- Olympus

- Erbe

Agenda

8h30 : Welcome


9h00 : Lessons on the hardware endoscopy equipment (OLYMPUS)


9h40 : Theory and practical application of coagulation techniques (ERBE)


10h20 : Coffee break


10h45 : Basic technique in endoscope handling (Dr. Jo Vandervoort & Dr. Geetrui Coppens)


11h30 : Hands-on session on porcine cadavers


12h30 : Lunch break


13h30 : Hands-on session on porcine cadavers (including biopsy, poliepectomy, injection & lifting technique, …)


16h00 : Adjourn

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Logistics

Getting there

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Where to stay

Click hereto have a look at our partner hotels in Ghent and in Aalst. Each location offers fixed prices or discounts. If you are interested in making a reservation, please ask for a room with Orsi-rates or contact Jana. The fixed prices can vary depending room availability. There is an additional fee of 3 euros city tax per person per night. Group reservations apply different prices that differ upon request.

Practical details

We will provide you with scrubs and shoes. Nothing to bring.

Location

ORSI Academy

Proefhoevestraat 12

9090 Melle, Belgium