May 29, 2014 - June 01, 2014
This course combines the Flexible GI Endoscopy workshop and the Rigid Endoscopy workshop to create a full 4 day lecture and hands-on lab covering the following areas: Basic Flexible Endoscopy- Introduction to endoscopy including indications, endoscopic instrumentation, techniques for examining the upper and lower GI tract, plus a 7-hour wet lab to provide hands-on experience in both upper and lower endoscopy. Intermediate Flexible Endoscopy- One day course (lecture, demonstration, & laboratory session) on intermediate endoscopy techniques including canine airway exam, additional experience in gastrointestinal examination, and foreign body retrieval and biopsies. This lab will also include gastrointestinal examination of cats. Rigid Endoscopy- One day course (lecture, demonstration & laboratory session) on rigid endoscopy including laparoscopy, rhinoscopy, video-otoscopy, and urethroscopy/cystoscopy. Participants will perform liver and pancreas biopsies using laparoscopic visualization.
CE Hours: 32
Course registration fee: $2,700 Lodging at Hampton Inn: $430