NZSG Endoscopy Course

Auckland Course Wednesday 12 December 2018

Venue: University of Auckland, Advanced Clinical Skills Centre

Fee: NZD $1050.00 course fees + USD164 for online safe sedation course

To apply please contact: anna.pears@racp.org.nz 

It is a one-day course designed for entry-level endoscopists and will cover the information and technical skills for learning basic gastroscopy and colonoscopy. 

Course content:

  • Understanding the endoscope 
  • Setting up an endoscopy room 
  • Understanding electrocautery 
  • Sedation and monitoring 
  • Hands-on introduction to endoscopic devices 
  • Endoscopy simulator training

All applicants are required to complete an online Safe Sedation Course prior to the start date. Both the course fees and cost of online course (US$164) are reimbursable training expenses from your District Health Board.

This is a sedation training programme based on the scientific foundation of moderate sedation practice.  The course curriculum was developed and is updated annually by sedation experts utilising respected, scientifically grounded sources.  The course is consistent with many professional society practice guidelines. The course is endorsed and recommended by the Endoscopy Guidance Group of New Zealand for all NZ based endoscopists. The course is easy to use and self-paced.

Link to Safe Sedation Course:https://www.safesedationtraining.com/individual