Endoscopic Ultrasound & Endoscopic Bronchoscopy (EUS/EBUS) Course

Target Audience

This Symposium is intended for GI Managers, Nurses and Technologists.

Training Format

Hands-on, Instructor-led lecture tutorial.

Duration

One day: 8:00am – 8:30am Registration/Breakfast

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide Nurses and Technologists with a thorough update of the most recent advances in endosonographic technology and equipment. The course will provide an overview of the physics of ultrasound as it relates to echoendoscopes for GI and pulmonology applications. A step-by-step guide will be provided on how to prepare the room and equipment for the procedure and the Nurses and Technologists roles in performing the procedure. The course consists of a didactic and hands-on training on the ultrasound processor, EUS/EBUS endoscopes, miniprobes, needles and other devices used for the procedure.

Learning Objective

  • Identify the role of Nurses and Technologists involved with EUS/EBUS procedures.
  • Review the gastrointestinal anatomy and physiology related to EUS/EBUS.
  • Discuss the physics of ultrasound as it relates to echoendoscopes for GI and bronchoscopy.
  • Hands-on demonstration will be provided through a number of stations.
  • Demonstrate proper procedure room and scope set-up for the EUS/EBUS procedures.
  • Demonstrate proper needle set-up and cytology slide preparation.
  • Demonstrate proper handling and reprocessing procedures necessary for patient ready scopes.

Certification

Nurses may claim this course for 7 hours of continuous learning (CL) activity.

Registration Fee

$150.00 (Plus HST)

Note: Price includes lunch and coffee breaks

For more information or to register, please contact:
Laura Tasso
Clinical Assistant
(289) 269-0160
laura.tasso@olympus.com

Cancellation Policy

A penalty may apply for late cancellation.


 

This course is not scheduled at this time.