Basic skills in Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Training designed for individuals who are considering performing flexible sigmoidoscopy as part of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme

Date
Tuesday 25th Jun - Wednesday 26th Jun 2019
Time
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Venue
TBC

JAG_FDP2 Basic skills in Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

This is an intensive, interactive, JAG-approved, practical course covering the theoretical basis of performing a safe flexible sigmoidoscopy and safe and effective peri-endoscopy management. Teaching involves practical small group work, seminar teaching, videos, practice on simulators and models. The whole 2nd day of the course is devoted to one-one practical flexible sigmoidoscopy teaching with patients. Teaching will involve a skills review and assessment with individualised learning outcomes and progression plans.

Application criteria/ Target audience

The course is open to anyone whose future job role will involve regular lower gastrointestinal endoscopy flexible endoscopy. The course has been specifically designed to provide training for those individuals who are considering performing flexible sigmoidoscopy as part of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.

Unless advised by local training lead, trainees should not wait until basic skills course has been completed before doing any scope handling or intubation.

Applications can be made via the JETS (Jag Endoscopy Training System) website. For further information regarding our endoscopy courses, contact Jon Walton, Endoscopy Clinical Audit and Training, at jon.walton@nhs.net.