Basic Small Animal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Tams)


Date: July 29 - July 30, 2017


Small Animal Gastrointestinal EndoscopyUniversity of Georgia, College of Veterinary MedicineJuly 29-30, 2017 (full days on Saturday and Sunday)15 Continuing Education Hours (lecture and lab) Registration includes textbook (Small Animal Endoscopy): $2,000This flexible endoscopy course is introductory to performing flexible endoscopy, with the focus being upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy. Lectures are not restricted to technique and case applications, but also include management of GI patients. Laboratory groups are restricted to three veterinarians. Rotation between patients produces multiple endoscopic experiences.Lead Instructor: Dr. Todd Tams. At least one internist for every two groups will teach in the laboratory. DAY 1 (July 29, 2017)88:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast 8:308:40 a.m. Course overview8:4010:30 a.m. GI endoscopy: indications, case examples, equipment selection, how to become proficient 10:3011 a.m. Refreshment break and practice with endoscopy training models1112:30 p.m. Techniques for esophagoscopy, gastroscopy, and duodenoscopy with biopsy techniques12:301:15 p.m. Lunch with the instructors1:154:30 p.m. Hands-on laboratory with esophagoscopy, gastroscopy, and duodenoscopy in models and anesthetized dogs4:305 p.m. Participant roundtable: What did I learn?DAY 2 (July 30, 2017)88:30 a.m. Continental breakfast8:3010:30 a.m. Integration of endoscopy into your practice: gaining client compliance with recommendations, how to charge; disorders and cases diagnosed with upper GI endoscopy10:3011 a.m. Refreshment break and practice with endoscopy training models11Noon Colonoscopy: indications, cases, colon prep and colonoscopy techniquesNoon12:30 p.m. Endoscopic gastric foreign body retrieval 12:301 p.m. Lunch with the instructors14:30 p.m. Hands-on laboratory with colonoscopy and upper GI flexible endoscopy4:305 p.m. What did I learn? What can I take home to my practice?For more information and registration, please or (706-542-1451)

Event type: lectures and wet labs

Event Address: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia501 D.W. Brooks Drive, Athens, Ga., USA

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Sponsor: University of Georgia

For More Information:Melissa Kilpatrick,College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia

501 D.W. Brooks Drive ,Athens ,GA ,30602-7390 ,USA


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