NURSES GI UPPER GIT ENDOSCOPY WORKSHOP

Event Description

 

NURSES GI ENDOSCOPY SHORT COURSE

Wednesday afternoon: 29th SEPTEMBER 2021

6TH FLOOR, ICH BUILDING, RED CROSS WAR MEMORIAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

 KLIPFONTEIN ROAD, RONDEBOSCH, 7700, CAPE TOWN

The Aim of the course is;
• Empower Endoscopy nurses
• optimize patient’s experiences by improved knowledge of the equipment and procedure
• improving patient care
• create a safe and infection free environment
• promote the professional status of Endoscopy Nurses in RSA

 

 

SESSION 1 (20min) –13H00 – 13H20                                                                                                                                                                 Galya Chinnery

► Anatomy of the Upper GI tract
► Procedure – Upper GI tract
► Equipment needed for Upper GI tract procedures
► The Role of the Endoscopy Nurse in assisting the doctor and patient – Focus on technique

SESSION 2 (20min) – 13H20                                                                                                                                                                              Galya Chinnery
► Anatomy of the Lower GI tract
► Procedure – Lower GI tract
► Equipment needed for Lower GI tract procedures
► The Role of the Endoscopy Nurse in assisting the doctor and patient– Focus on technique

 

SESSION 3 (30min) – 13H40 – 14H10                                                                                                                                        Vanessa Cromhout

Anatomy of the GI Scope
► Construction
► Functioning
► Intended Use & Correct handling of the scope
► Potential malfunctions
► Potential hazards
► Trouble Shooting

SESSION 4 (30min) – 14H10 – 14H40                                                                                                                                         Vanessa Cromhout

Hygiene and Infection Control
► Infection risks in Endoscopy and transmission of Infections
► The decontamination & sterilization process – 10 STEPS
► Potential risks associated with the methods and agents used
► Occupational Health and safety for staff and patients (including protective clothing)
TEA BREAK (30min) – 14H40 – 15H10

SESSION 5 (1 hour) –15H10– 16H40
Practical                                                                                                                                                                 Vanessa Cromhout; Galya Chinnery

► Cleaning and Disinfection of the scope – 10 STEPS
► The Handling of a scope during Upper GI Procedure – “Do as the Doctor would do”

CLOSURE (15min) 16H40 – 17H00

6th Floor, ICH Building, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

R500 registration Fee –LIMITED SPACE

Please email clive.vangeems@uct.ac.za or phone 0826505799 to register for the Nursing Gastroscopy Course

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NURSES GI ENDOSCOPY SHORT COURSE