Diagnostic and Interventional Upper GI Flexible Endoscopy

Course Objectives

  • To understand the mechanics and parts of flexible video endoscope
  • To learn how to set up your Endoscopy Unit
  • To master the proper technique of performing a safe and effective Upper GI endoscopic examination
  • To know how to handle and disinfect video endoscopes
  • To learn how to interpret various pathologies of the Upper GI tract
  • To learn the proper indications and contraindications of doing an Upper GI endoscopy
  • To learn the basic interventional endoscopic procedures like biopsy, injection, band ligation, polypectomy and dilatation which surgeons can perform in their day to day practice
  • To know about what complications can arise due to endoscopic procedures and how to prevent them
  • To learn about sedation methods required for performing endoscopy
  • To learn how to generate standardized endoscopy reports using proper terminology
  • To learn all about documentation, image grabbing and video editing

Who Should Attend ?

  • Surgical and Gastroenterological Residents
  • Young physicians entering into the field of GI Endoscopy
  • Surgeons practicing GI surgery who wants to start basic diagnostic and interventional Upper GI endoscopy in their day to day practice
  • Surgeons and Physicians who want to pursue GI endoscopy as their future career
  • Surgeons who are already performing GI endoscopy but want to expand their skills to do further interventional procedures

Course Highlights

  • Lectures by expert faculty
  • Supervised hands-on training on Upper GI Flexible Endoscopy on the state of the art latest computerized simulators
  • Supervised extensive hands-on training in the animal tissue laboratory
  • Exposure to the various accessories used for Upper GI endoscopic procedures
  • Clinical experience of an Upper GI Flexible Endoscopy at BIDS (Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences), Global Hospital

Course Dates for 2018 - 2019

  • 27 March - 29 March
  • 24 April - 26 April
  • 28 June - 30 June
Practicing Surgeons 31,000
Teaching Staff / Residents 23,500
International Participants (Except SAARC) USD1000
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