The Hands-On Basic Skills Endoscopy Course (PART 1) is a 1-day course organized by Department of Gastroenterology OLV-Aalst and the Belgian Society of Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy at Orsi Academy.
All trainees in Internal Medicine with an interest in Gastroenterology, are invited to participate.
You will be instructed in the hardware of endoscopy equipment and the basic handling of the endoscope. In the hands-on session on cadaver animal models, you get plenty of opportunity to practice gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
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.
Hands-on, Cadaver, Lectures
Advantages of the procedure
In Belgium, there is need for proper endoscopic training outside the OR. Through this course, (aspiring) 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-enterology. The course serves as a introduction to endoscopy and a basic training program.
Participants are young doctors employed in a Belgian hospital at a Department of Internal Medicine.