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Advanced Endoscopy Nursing Course 2016


Friday, April 22, 2016
7:30am - 4:30pm
Followed by a cocktail reception at the Hilton Garden Inn Rochester/University & Medical Center
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday, April 23, 2016
7:30am - 12:30pm


Friday, April 22nd
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Class of '62 Auditorium
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester NY, 14542

Saturday, April 23rd
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Center for Experiential Learning (2-7520)
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14542


This program is directed to GI nurses, technicians, and mid-level providers who are interested in improving their endoscopy practice through a format of lectures, live case presentation, and hands on workshop utilizing animal tissue and anesthetized live animals. Participants will learn best practice paradigms in routine endoscopic care and the latest advances in therapeutic and interventional endoscopy.

At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the pathophysiology & endoscopic management of a wide range of gastrointestinal diseases
  • Learn the indications, contraindications and complications of various general & advanced endoscopic procedures
  • Learn best endoscopic practice paradigms for general endoscopic procedures
  • Gain exposure to several advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures (eg. endoscopic luminal stenting, endoscopic Zenker’s treatment, cryotherapy etc).
  • Review the treatment options for endoscopic therapies for esophageal, gastric and duodenal varices.
  • Learn about advanced therapeutic ERCP techniques including pancreatic interventions
  • Discuss diagnostic and therapeutic utility of endoscopic ultrasound.
  • Observe live therapeutic endoscopy procedures with interactive panel based case discussions
  • Participate in hands on learning laboratory for ERCP, EUS, EMR, stents, clips, and disposable device training in explant and live animal based platforms.


Pre-course Requirement:

Participants must have current GI procedural knowledge to participate in this program. 


This activity has been submitted to the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


The University of Rochester Medical Center makes every effort to ensure that speakers at this event  are authorities in their fields.  Attendees are nevertheless advised that the statements and opinions expressed are those of the speakers, not the University of Rochester Medical Center. 

Registration Fees

Participant Option #1:   

Includes Participation in Friday & Saturday
Includes Lectures, Live Cases and Hands on Workshop
Course size limited to 72 participants

Participant Option #2:

Includes Participation in Friday Only
Includes Lectures and Live Cases


Registration fees will not be refunded.
Cancellations must be made by calling the Center for Experiential Learning at 585-275-7666.

Questions & Non-Credit Card Payments

Please direct questions and non-credit card payments to the course coordinator: 

Kristine L. Jaeger BSN RN CGRN
601 Elmwood Ave- Box 646, AC4/GI
Rochester, NY  14642

Overnight Accommodations
Hilton Garden Inn
30 Celebration Drive
Rochester, NY  14642

Course Brochure

Click Here to Register for Option #1 (Friday & Saturday)

Click Here to Register for Option #2 (Friday Only)