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** CANCELLED ** Foundation Course in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

5th March 2020 @ 12:00 am

A Hands-on Training Course designed on behalf of the Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

External applicants will need to apply for an honorary contract with the UHL Trust. On registration and successful payment of the registration fee the relevant documents will be sent to you. These need to be completed and sent back to ClinEd.Conferences@uhl-tr.nhs.uk at least 4 weeks prior to the course dates.

Once you have booked a place and paid your registration fee, we will ask you for the following information (please ensure that you are able to obtain these to accompany your Honorary Contract paperwork):

    • Copy of Certificate of Professional Body (GMC/NMC)
    • Photocopy of passport (photo page and the one opposite) or visa status
    • Copy of Hep B status
    • Evidence of current contract with your Trust and Copy of CRB Check

Course Convenor: Dr Peter Wurm, Consultant Gastroenterologist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Glenfield Hospital


The course will:
  • cover the following knowledge topics:
    • informed consent
    • safety and sedation
    • antibiotic prophylaxis and anti-coagulant therapy precautions
    • cleaning and disinfection of endoscopes and accessories
    • diathermy theory and safety
    • unit planning and operation
    • record keeping
  • Provide practical training in:-
    • upper gastrointestinal endoscopy


Cancellation Policy:

A cancellation fee of £100 will be deducted for administration purposes if you cancel more than six weeks in advance of the course date, Full fee if cancelled within six weeks of the course.