Report on Train the Colonoscopy Trainer Course May 2021

By Dr Russell Walmsley | Posted: Sunday June 27, 2021

Dr Russell Walmsley reports on the successful TCT course

Another successful course was run at Olympus LIVE in Albany and Waitakere Hospital, Henderson with the race-proven format on the Sunday of educational theory and simulator practice and on the Monday clinical application on live cases.

Again a big thank you to Olympus for generous sponsorship and technical expertise in helping running the biannual event. 

Three gastroenterologists and 3 surgeons from around New Zealand came together for an intense 2 days of learning.  The faculty consisted of Dr Russell Walmsley, Dr Jim Brooker, Mr Mike Hulme-Moir, Dr Lesley-Ann Smith, and Nurse Endoscopist Nicola Griffiths.

Feedback received;

  • Level of satisfaction (out of 8) with
    • content 7.8
    • delivery 7.8
    • materials 7.8
    • resources 7.8
    • time spent learning 7.8
    • overall rating 7.8
  • All learning objectives were reported as achieved .

Comments from delegates included:

“Excellent. Teaching opportunities were optimised’

“very useful’

" Excellent course and instructors";

"should have done this years ago’’

"An enjoyable….course'

The tentative dates for the next course are Sunday 7th - Monday 8th November.