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Advanced Endoscopy Nursing Course 2015


Friday, May 29, 2015


Live Procedures and Lectures:
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY  14642
Ryan Case Methods Room 1-9576
with Live broadcast from the Center for Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Division of Gastroenterolgy and Hepatology University of Rochester Medical Center

Hands-on Work shop:
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Center for Experiential Learning
2nd floor
Developmental Endoscopy Lab (DELUR) and Conference Rooms


7:00 AM – 5:00 PM


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
  • Review anticoagulation management for patients undergoing endoscopy
  • 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 educational activity has been submitted to the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. for approval of 8.5 contact hours for full day or 4.5 contact hours for the AM only session. The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. 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

$95.00 Full Day
(live case presentations, lectures & hands-on workshop, includes lunch)
Course size limited to the first 60 of 100

$65.00 AM Session Only
(live case presentations, lectures, includes lunch)
Course size limited to 100


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


Please contact:
Mary Jo Ciaccia or Kristine Jaeger

Click Herer to Register for the Full Day Course

Click Here to Register for the AM Session Only