Lower GI Polypectomy Skills – September


Friday 15th Sep 2017
St Mark's Hospital

This is one-day intensive practical course using the WIMAT porcine model of endoscopic polypectomy. The course provides an overview and practical experience of how to perform safe and effective polypectomy. Hands on training will include practical polypectomy, tattooing, endoclip placement and endoscopic mucosal resection.

Trainees from medical, surgical or other relevant backgrounds learning to perform endoscopic polypectomy. Consultants wishing to up date their skills are also welcome. Potential delegates should have the scope handling skills and experience of at least 50 colonoscopies or flexible sigmoidoscopies. More experienced endoscopists are also welcome.

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.