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.

Registration Fee

Registration Fee
$75.00 (Plus HST)
Note: Price included lunch and coffee breaks.

Certification

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

Registration

For more information or to register, please contact:
Vanessa Wyganowski
Bilingual Administrative Assistant
(289) 269-0160
vanessa.wyganowski@olympus.com

Cancellation Policy

A penalty may apply for late cancellation.


 

This course is not scheduled at this time.