Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

Target Audience

This Symposium is intended for Managers, Nurses, and/or other key stakeholders.

Training Format

Didactic and Hands-on Tutorial by a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer & Registered Nurses.

Duration

4 Hour Session (2-hours Didactic & 2-hours Hands-On)
Includes lunch & snack breaks.

Course Overview

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) has emerged as an increasingly important imaging modality in gastroenterology and interventional medicine for both diagnostic and ultrasound-guided therapeutic procedures. This program is designed to provide nurses and other key stakeholders with a thorough update and understanding of the most recent advances in endosonographic technology and equipment, as well as a step-by-step guide to assisting and preparing for EUS procedures. Hands-on demonstration will be provided through a number of stations utilizing Olympus ultrasound processors, echoendoscopes, miniprobes and needles used in FNA procedure.

Learning Objective

  • Identify the role of nurses and associates involved with EUS procedures.
  • Review the gastrointestinal anatomy, physiology, diagnostic and palliative therapy options as related to EUS.
  • Discuss the physics of ultrasound as it relates to echoendoscopes for GI.
  • Demonstrate proper procedure room and scope set-up for EUS procedures.
  • Demonstrate proper use of diagnostic and therapeutic accessories.
  • Demonstrate proper care and handling as well as reprocessing procedures.

Certification

Nurses may claim this course for 3.5 hours of continuous learning (CL) activity.

Registration

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.