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Fundamentals of Preparation for Endoscopic Procedures and Endoscope Reprocessing

Course No. : 221-260235-01|Start Date : 04/01/2022

Instructor

Ms Tsang Yuet Ling - Advanced Practice Nurse, Central Endoscopy Unit, Princess Margaret Hospital

Language Used

Cantonese (supplemented with English)

Total Hours

9.00

Session

3

Place

Tsimshatsui East Ocean Learning Centre

Start Date

04/01/2022

Schedule

Tuesday

Time

18:30 - 21:30

Tuition Fee

$3,300

Level

General Short Courses

Course Enquiries

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Enrolment Enquiries

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Course description

Proper preparation for endoscopic procedures and reprocessing of endoscopes is critical to the provision of safe and high quality of patient care. This course prepares the personnel who is currently involved with the procedures of assisting nurses in setting up for endoscopic procedures and reprocessing of flexible endoscopes, and/or the one who is keen to keep up to date with the currently standards and guidelines by equipping them with the knowledge and skills for reprocessing of flexible endoscopes incorporating infection control, structure and function, water filtration, and occupational safety and health. This is a foundation course for providing a comprehensive understanding in the preparation for endoscopic procedures, reprocessing of endoscopes, occupational safety and health, and handling of specimen.

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Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the participants should be able to
1. Describe the procedures of assisting nurses for preparation and setting up for endoscopic procedures of Oesophageal-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD), Bronchoscopy, Colonoscopy and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
2. Describe the structure and function of the internal and external components of a flexible endoscope, and be able to discuss the relationship between structure and function of these components
3. Identify and assemble an endoscope, video processor and light source
4. Become familiar with the procedure of endoscope reprocessing, and maintenance of endoscopic equipment and accessories
5. Describe the policies on occupational safety and health in endoscopy: infection control and chemical hazards; Handling of specimen

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Topics included

1. Introduction to the setting of endoscopy unit
2. Preparation and setting up for endoscopy procedures of Oesophageal-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD), Bronchoscopy, Colonoscopy and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
3. Introduction to the structure and function of a flexible endoscope
4. Endoscope reprocessing, maintenance of endoscopic equipment and accessories
5. Occupational safety and health in endoscopy: infection control and chemical hazards; Handling of specimen

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Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) points would be offered (For Registered Nurses (General) and Enrolled Nurses (General)).

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued on written request to students who have an attendance of not less than 70% (Administration Fee of CUSCS for per copy would be $50).