Course Information

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26 November 2019 09:30 - 26 November 2019 16:30

Practical Endoscopy for Nurses

Crowne Plaza Belfast, 117 Miltown Road, Shaw's Bridge Belfast Antrim, BT8 7XP

Overview and Purpose:
Designed for the supporting endoscopy nurse


9.00am-9.30am          Registration
9.30am-11.00am         Learn how to prepare for an endoscopy and understand the different types of equipment and their functions
11.00am-12.30pm        Practice how to set up rhinoscopes and bronchoscopes
                                        Practice how to clean and disinfect scopes and associated equipment
12.30pm-1.30pm          Lunch
1.30pm – 3.00pm        Practice setting up a range of gastroscopes, fibre and video
                                       Scope solutions
                                       Understand how to support the vet in taking samples and
                                       Understand which instruments to use for FB retrievals (with K9 models)
                                       Practical training using different devices
                                       Clean and disinfect a range of gastroscopes and supporting equipment
3.00pm-3.30pm          Break
3.30pm-4.30pm          Cleaning and disinfection continued
                                       understand the bedside procedure
                                       Storage and maintenance
                                       Trouble shooting

This course is kindly sponsored by Burtons

Speakers: Cheryl Stear and Rob Stear - Burtons

This course is intended for Veterinary Nurses

Terms and Conditions: All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking.

To qualify for an applicable refund, cancellations must emailed to or requested by telephone on 01452 726700. With over 30 days’ notice we will refund 70% of the course fee.  With between 15-30 days’ notice we will refund 50% of the course fee.  No refunds will be provided for cancellations with notice of 14 days or less, however if we are able to resell your place on the course we will provide a full refund.

BSAVA reserves the right to alter the programme or the speaker should this become necessary due to unavoidable circumstances.  BSAVA reserves the right to cancel a course due to unforeseen circumstances.  Registrants should note that the BSAVA member's rate applies only when the person attending the course is a member of the Association.  To qualify for the reduced member's rate for courses, non-members must join BSAVA prior to the course.

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