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CLINICAL PRACTICE

Improving Quality and Safety in Your Endoscopy Unit Course

Quality in gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy matters. Translating quality concepts into practice can be challenging which is why ASGE has developed the "Improving Quality and Safety in You Endoscopy Unit" course to educate physician and non-physician unit staff on how to create a high-quality endoscopy unit. Through a mix of didactic lecture and interactive sessions taught by leading experts in the field participants will gain a greater understanding of endoscopy unit quality and safety.

The content of the course is dynamic, addressing the fundamentals of quality and safe practice as well as emerging trends and evidence.

Topics include:

• defining and measuring quality in endoscopy
• recommendations for improving the quality in endoscopy units
• a review of ASGE and CDC quality-related guidelines
• reprocessing

 Intended Audience
Practicing gastrointestinal endoscopists and surgeons, medical directors, nurse managers, unit managers, and allied professionals interested in advancing their knowledge in endoscopy unit quality and safety.

This course serves as the foundation of the ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition (EUR) Program. Units interested in applying for the EUR Program or renewing their EUR Certificate are encouraged to send both a physician and a non-physician manager to the course. Program eligibility criteria require completion of this course by at least one unit representative within a year prior to a new or renewing program application.

Download the Quality Course Brochure for:

• information on learning objectives
• a course overview
• information on continuing education
• registration fees

 Upcoming Course Dates and Locations
     View course calendar or register online for an upcoming course

 

 Date:

 Friday, May 2, 2014 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

City Location: 

Nashville, TN

Las Vegas, NV

Meeting Location:

Music City Center

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa

 Early Bird Deadline:

April 9

August 1

Hotel Name & Location:   

Three Options 

 

Renaissance Nashville

Hilton Nashville

Hampton Inn & Suites

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa

611 Commerce Street

121 4th Avenue

310 4th Avenue

221 N. Rampart Blvd

Nashville, TN 37203

Nashville, TN 37201

Nashville, TN 37201

Las Vegas, NV

t: 630.255.8400 or book online www.sgna.org 


 $204 per night/single/double occupancy: 

Sold out May 2 and May 3.

t: 615.620.1000 or book online www.sgna.org

$204/night per single or $224/night for double occupancy

Near Capacity, if SGNA's block is full please book at one of the alternate hotels.

t. 615.277.5000 or book online www.sgna.org

$194 per night/single/double occupancy

t: 800.582.2996

 Sleeping Room Rate

$204(+tax) per night single/double occupancy    

$204(+tax) per night, $224(+tax) per night for double occupancy    

$194(+tax) per night single/double occupancy

 $169 per night (plus applicable state and local taxes) 

Reserving a Hotel Room:   

Please either book on-line or contact the hotels directly to make reservations. You can make your reservation at one of the Nashville hotels online or by calling the hotel directly (please reference SGNA 41st Annual Course). Book your housing before April 4 to receive Annual Course rates! For more information, please visit: www.sgna.org/

 Reservations by attendees must be received on or before August 26, 2014, in order to get the group rate (based on availability). Reference course title when reserving your room.

Reservations Cut-Off Date: