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EMR STAR Certificate Schedule 

 The EMR STAR Certificate Program includes two modules:

1) Lower GI

2) Upper GI

Physicians may choose to pursue a Certificate of Completion in the Lower GI module only, or sign up for both modules at the same time to receive a discount. Successful completion of both the cognitive and skills assessment components of the Lower GI module is a prerequisite for participation in the Upper GI module.

Module 1: Lower GI EMR

Online program

October 2014 – January 2015

Live course/assessment

February 7-8, 2015

Module 2: Upper GI EMR

Online program               

May 2015 – August 2015

Live course/assessment

August 22-23, 2015


Live Agenda
A general agenda for the live course includes:

Day 1-Saturday

6:30am - 7:00am Registration and Breakfast
7:00 am - 7:30am Pre-Procedure/Tools of the Trade
7:30 am - 8:00 am Lesion ID
8:00 am - 8:45 am Submucosal Injection
8:45 am - 9:30 am Polypectomy site management
9:30 am - 10:00 am BREAK
10:00 am - 11:00 am EMR Techniques
11:00 am - 11:50 am Post polypectomy
12:00pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00pm – 5:00pm Hands on Training-Lab

Day 2-Sunday

8am - 12pm

Please note: 4 groups will be assigned by order of registration to take the hands on assessment on Sunday.