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The course is designed with 3 modules and includes on line video lectures, case presentations, recommended reading assignments and post-activity quizzes.

UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA IN SURGICAL ULTRASOUND

YEAR 2019-2020

  • BASIC PRINCIPLES

    15 Lessonsin

    With Module One, “Basic Principles”, we introduce you to the fundamental tools, techniques and principles underlying surgical endoscopy. The lectures within this module are divided into sections covering Surgical, Medical and Common considerations. This is done to emphasize that students with various backgrounds will take part in this training and allows us to start with a shared understanding of the fundamental principles, tools and practices involved. We begin with the endoscope (its variations, components and accessories) and start to explain the techniques and tricks for technical success...

  • DIGESTIVE

    30 Lessonsin

    In Module Two, we approach the “Digestive System” in 4 parts: the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, and colon. An additional chapter will focus on bariatrics. For each, we discuss the unique anatomy, pathology, surgical and endoscopic knowledge and the complications involved. We will cover diagnostic EGD, surveillance and treatment of Barrett’s esophagus (including advanced imaging techniques) and therapeutic basics such as biopsy, tissue resection and ablation – for esophagus and stomach as well. From there we address enteral access and the unique diagnostic and therapeutic issues in the colon and rectum...

  • HEPATO-BILIARY-PANCREATIC

    Module Three is a continuation of our organ system - focused approach to flexible surgical endoscopy.  In this module, “Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic” (HBP), we cover the pertinent anatomy, physiology, disease processes and interventions pertaining to the medical and surgical management of this complex system...