Diagnostic and Interventional Lower GI Endoscopy Course

Course Objectives

  • To understand the mechanics and parts of a flexible Lower GI endoscope
  • To learn how to set up your Endoscopy Unit
  • To master the proper technique of performing a safe, effective and painless Lower GI endoscopic examination
  • To know how to handle and disinfect video endoscopes
  • To learn how to interpret various Lower GI pathologies like colitis, tumors, vascular lesions, polyps and diverticuli
  • To learn the proper indications and contraindications of doing a Lower GI procedure
  • To learn the basic interventional Lower GI endoscopic procedures like polypectomy, balloon dilatation and sclerotherapy of haemorrhoids 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 Lower GI 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 Lower GI Endoscopy in their day to day practice
  • Surgeons and physicians who want to pursue GI Endoscopy as their future career
  • Surgeons and physicians who are already performing Upper GI Endoscopy but want to expand their skills to do Lower GI Endoscopic procedures

Course Highlights

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

Course Dates for 2017

  • 03 January - 05 January
  • 04 April - 06 April
  • 04 July - 06 July
  • 27 November - 29 November
Practicing Surgeons 31,000
Teaching Staff / Residents 23,500
International Participants (Except SAARC) USD1000
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