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Endoscopic Simulation Workshop 2018

Introduction

This Endoscopic Simulation Workshop is primarily an introduction to simulation training. Participants will be shown how to utilise the various modules in the simulators to improve their skills in gastroscopy and colonoscopy. These modules include administration and use of sedation, case scenarios as well as biopsies and polypectomies. The simulators allow for assessment of percentage of mucosa visualization, rate of missed lesions as well as a log of the number of bowel perforations during the course of training.

 

This is a training course that has a practical curriculum spanning of 3 to 6 months.  Participants will be provided with 6 months open access to Surgical Simulation Centre, allowing them continued practice on the simulators at their leisure. Participants, after 6 months, should be confident of the technicalities of endoscopy and be better able to begin their training on patients.

 

Course Objectives 

Trainees will gain understanding on the basic principles in endoscopy. They will acquire skills and knowledge in handling the endoscope, finer points in gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

 

Target Audience 

This workshop is strongly recommended as a basic training programme for residents from General Surgery, Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Internal Medicine.  It is also recommended for House Officers, Medical Officers and any interested clinicians who seek to equip themselves with the basic endoscopy techniques.

 

Course Date 

15 September 2018, Saturday

0800 - 1230

Registration closing date: 31 Aug 2018

Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)

Fee
PublicSGD 481.50
SingHealth ResidentsSGD 96.30


Payment details will be advised upon successful registration.

Venue
Academia, Level 2, L2-T1
Singapore General Hospital Campus

Registration
To register, please email the following information to sims.sssc@singhealth.com.sg -

Name:
(Name indicated above will be reflected in the certificate upon course completion)
Institution:
Department/Designation/Residency Year(if applicable):
MCR No/Identification No:
Address:
Tel:
E-mail:

Please read the Terms & Conditions carefully before registering. By registering, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to the Terms & Conditions set out below:

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Any cancellation or replacement must be conveyed to the Organiser in writing. 50% of the fee will be levied as cancellation charges if the cancellation is made before the closing date. There will be no refund if the cancellation is made thereafter.

The Organiser reserves the right to cancel the workshop and fully refund the participants should unforeseen circumstances necessitate it.

In line with the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), please note that we have updated our SingHealth Data Protection Policy, a copy of which is available at http://www.singhealth.com.sg/pdpa. Hard copies are also available on request.

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