By NZ Gastro Office | Posted: Sunday October 15, 2023
NZSG is proud to offer several courses in the first quarter of 2024, and we would like to give you advance notice of the dates.
Introduction to Endoscopy
Wednesday 21 February
This one-day course is held at Olympus NZ in Albany, Auckland. The Introduction to Endoscopy course is designed for entry-level endoscopists and will cover the information and technical skills for learning basic gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
Please complete the Introduction to Endoscopy application form to be considered for this popular course. The course fee is $1500.00.
Day 1 Thursday February 29, 2024: Educational Lecture Series
Day 2 Friday March 1, 2024: Hands-On Programme (limited places).
Thanks to generous funding by the National Bowel Screening Programme for the first course held in 2023 NZSG is excited to be offering the NZSG course covering best practice in polypectomy and endoscopic resection techniques again in 2024.
Day 1 is an educational programme which will be offered at a lecture theatre within the University of Auckland. The exact location will be confirmed closer to the time. The programme is open to all interested parties. The fees for Day 1 are:
Please submit the completed application form to attend Day 1
Day 2 is a hands-on programme limited to six people by application, and final selection will be based on:
To apply for Day 2 please submit application form, CV, logbook and recognition to firstname.lastname@example.org
The six selected participants for Day 2 will have the opportunity to practice endoscopic resection techniques under guidance by established Interventional Endoscopists in Aotearoa New Zealand. The course aims to review individual’s polypectomy technique with formative feedback; supplemented by some hands-on skills training in assessment of polyp types and management, basic EMR and polypectomy. There will be opportunity to try various techniques used such as basic lift and snare EMR, band-ligation EMR plus adjunct such as soft-tip coagulation techniques.
Day 2 course fee is $2500.00. This includes Day 1 fees.
Train the Colonoscopy Trainer
March 2024 (exact date pending)
This two-day course includes:
There is pre-reading and work to do between the two days.
The fee for the course is $2000.00.
Candidates should be actively involved in teaching colonoscopy. There will be equal places for surgical and medical trained endoscopy trainers. Places limited to 6 for each course.
To be considered for this popular course please complete the application form
If you have questions on any of the NZSG run courses, please email email@example.com