December 10, 2014 • Written in Resident Physicians Medical Students 0 Comments

Tagged with Alberta PracticalDoc Practising Physicians Rural medicine Training • Written by Lucas Warren

As announced in November, the 5th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists will be held on January 24 and 25, 2015, in Banff, Alberta.

What is it?

The course aims to advance the cognitive and technical skills of physicians and nurses who routinely participate in endoscopy procedures.

Who should go? 

Gastroenterologists, general surgeons, family physicians, and nurses, will be able to use both lectures and small group sessions to facilitate interactive discussions on topics relevant to gastrointestinal medicine and endoscopy.

The key note

The key note will be delivered by Dr. Richard Fedorak, Professor, University of Alberta Division of Gastroenterology on “What every endoscopist should know to ensure  all IBD patients receive exceptional Care”. 

A recipient of numerous awards, research fellowships and grants, Dr. Fedorak is a recognised expert in inflammatory bowel disease. He has an active basic gastrointestinal research laboratory in the area of mucosal immunology, inflammation, and membrane function and structure. In addition, he leads a large gastrointestinal disease clinical research group.

Interested in attending?

Download the 2015 Endoscopy Skills Day Registration Form.

Be sure to take advantage of the early bird rate and book your room prior to December 20, 2014.


Photo: "OR" by Paolo Piccoli. Creative Commons License.

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