Southern Oregon GI Conference - Asante

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Southern Oregon GI Conference

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Mar
7
Sat
Mar 7, 2020
Saturday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Smullin Health Education Center
Medford, OR

Learn about a variety of endoscopy-related topics. In addition to hands-on learning, participants will become familiar with what’s new in infection prevention in the GI lab, ERAS, inflammatory bowel disease, scope anatomy and processing, electrocautery and polypectomy, ASA scoring and complicated cases.

Registration Details

Required. Deadline is Monday, March 2. Early day of conference registration begins at 7 a.m. A sign-in signature and license number or Social Security number are required if you wish to receive CE credits. Conference begins at 8 a.m. No confirmation notice will be sent.

Conference hotel accommodations

Special rate of $86 per night is available at Inn at the Commons, 200 N. Riverside Ave., Medford, OR 97504. To make a reservation, call (866) 779-5811.

Fees & Payment

Free.

Description

Conference details

7:00 a.m. | Sign-in and breakfast

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Conference

Lunch is included | up to 7.5 CEU credits

Learn about a variety of endoscopy-related topics. In addition to hands-on learning, participants will become familiar with what’s new in infection prevention in the GI lab, ERAS, inflammatory bowel disease, scope anatomy and processing, electrocautery and polypectomy, ASA scoring and complicated cases.

Topics


Endoscope Cross Contamination, a Microbiologist’s Perspective

Grace Thornhill, Ph.D., Boston Scientific Microbiologist

Dr. Grace Thornhill discusses increased risks for endoscopy-associated infections and strategies for strengthening quality improvement programs.


Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)

Megan Frost, MD
General surgeon, Asante Physician Partners

General surgery

Dr. Megan Frost talks about her experience using, enhanced-recovery-after surgery techniques after bowel surgeries.


Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Meghan Gilroy, MD
Gastroenterologist, Gastroenterology Consultants, PC

Gastroenterology

Dr. Meghan Gilroy brings her expertise on care for the patient with inflammatory bowel disease.


Abdominal Pressure

Hands-on Learning

Vonnie Halverson, RN, and Teresa Everts, RN, give examples of abdominal pressure and bowel anatomy. Cases studies and difficult cases will be reviewed.


Bedside Cleaning and the Anatomy of a Scope

Hands-on learning

Lin Fredrickson, advanced gastrointestinal technician specialist, and Patrick Doherty, Boston Scientific senior territory manager, review and demonstrate proper bedside cleaning. Hands-on practice will be available along with information from Boston Scientific about compliance kits and scope anatomy.

Bedside Cleaning Steps
Lin Fredrickson, AGTS endoscopy tech, Asante
Endoscopy Infection Prevention
Jacqueline Daley

Infection Prevention

Jacqueline Daley, consultant and expert resource on various aspects of infection prevention and control, instructs on what infection prevention looks like for today’s GI lab in order to maintain safe practices.


Electrocautery and Polypectomy

Kristie Briggs, RN

Electrocautery

Kristie Briggs, RN, - from ERBE discusses electrocautery and the difficult polypectomy in the endoscopy suite.


ASA Scoring and Complicated Cases

Anesthesiology

Dr. Erich Weber discusses ASA scoring and complicated endoscopy cases. What to watch for, avoid and ask for help.


Hands-on learning

Hands-on pig lab – Electrocautery and Polypectomy
Kristie Briggs, RN director of Clinical Education, ERBE USA Inc. / Macy Davis ASC territory manager, Boston Scientific

Hands-on learning

Hands-on pig lab – Advanced Techniques for Polypectomy and EMR
Lindsey Smith, GI territory manager, Boston Scientific

Conference sponsored by Asante, Boston Scientific, ERBE and PNWSG

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Instructor(s)

  • Various .

Contact

Maureen Macgregor at 541-472-7246 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Sat, March 07 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Smullin Health Education Center Various .

Location Details

  • Smullin Health Education Center
    2825 E. Barnett Rd.
    Medford, OR 97504
    Main: 541-789-4148

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