Endoscopy Assistant Master Class

This course aims to enhance the practitioner’s ability to provide an individualised holistic standard of care within a day care setting and endoscopy nursing practice.

Saturday 25th Mar 2017
10am - 4:30pm
St Mark's Hospital, Harrow

Course aims:

The aim of this course is to consolidate and develop the practitioner’s knowledge in all aspects of theoretical and practical gastrointestinal endoscopy nursing. A combination of theoretical and practice based learning strategies will be used to promote an analytical and evaluative approach to care, and practitioner’s will have the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of the ethical, safety and professional issues involved in endoscopy procedures.

Learning Objectives:

On completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • • Apply an in-depth knowledge of the psychological, social and physical implications of a person undergoing an endoscopy.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth level of knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology in relation to endoscopy and the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Demonstrate application of the theoretical underpinnings encompassing informed choice, optimal treatments and resource management in endoscopy nursing.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the decontamination of endoscopy equipment in accordance with BSG/HTM guidelines.
  • Apply an in-depth knowledge of appropriate frameworks for assessment of health and planning of care.
  • Utilise knowledge of health education and health promotion in practice through effective management and coordination of health education strategies.
  • Identify the knowledge and skills required to assess and manage the clinical environment for safe and effective practice.

For further information, view the [PDF] Endoscopy Nurse Assistant Master Class (please note, programme and speakers subject to change).

Online booking is available,  if your place is being supported by your employer complete the endoscopy-nurse-assistant-master-class-application-form [word doc] and email it to [email protected].