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.
• defining and measuring quality in endoscopy
• recommendations for improving the quality in endoscopy units
• a review of ASGE and CDC quality-related guidelines
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
June 8 – Philadelphia, PA
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Saturday June 8, 2013 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hotel Name & Location:
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(tel) 215-627-1200, (fax) 215-231-7205
Sleeping Room Rate:
$189 per night (plus applicable state and local taxes)
Reserving a Hotel Room:
Reservations for the Event will be made by individual attendees directly with Loews reservations at 1-888-575-6397 or 1-215-627-1200. When calling in to book reservations, attendee should reference name of course when reserving a hotel room.
Reservations Cut-Off Date:
Rooms are on first come basis and based on availability. Reservations by attendees must be received on or before May 17, 2013, in order to get the group rate.