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Basic Endoscopy for Nursing Staff

Date: Thursday 12 October 2017
Venue: Red Cross Hospital
​Time: 13h00 to 16h00

Course fee is R 500 

This is a half-day course aimed to:

• empower Endoscopy nurses
• optimize patient experiences by improved knowledge of the equipment and procedure
• improve patient care
• create a safe and infection free environment
• promote the professional status of Endoscopy Nurses in South Africa

Course content:

•    Fundamentals of Endoscopy Nursing
•    Anatomy of the Upper GI tract  
•    Anatomy of the Lower GI tract
•    Anatomy of the GI Scope
•    Hygiene and Infection Control
•    Practical                                                                                  
o    Cleaning and Disinfection of the scope – 10 STEPS 
o    The Handling of a scope during Upper GI Procedure

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This course will be held at the Surgical Skills Training Centre at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital. 

Email ce.administration@uct.ac.za for more information or to register.