Participants will be able to:
- Describe the morphology of colonic polyps and assess their endoscopic appearance for resectability
- Appropriately select and demonstrate the use of various snares, cautery and injection/lifting technique in the endoscopic mucosal resection of “large, complex or high-risk” colonic polyps ( e.g., > 20 mm, difficult location, with depression or significant nodularity)
- Demonstrate the use of appropriate accessories for both polyp retrieval and management of complications
- Select appropriate surveillance intervals based on current guideline
Aziz Aadam, MD
Mark E. Benson, MD
University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation Inc.
Mohammad Bilal, MD
Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Nayantara Coelho-Prabhu, MD, FASGE
Andrew Copland, MD
University Of Virginia Health Systems
Lionel D'Souza, MD
Stony Brook University Hospital
Stony Brook, NY
Eric Montminy, MD
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Anoop Prabhu, MD, FASGE
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Alaa Rostom, MD, MSc, FRCPC
The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
Ottawa, Ontario CANADA
Shawn L. Shah, MD
Dallas VA Medical Center
Stacie A. F. Vela, MD, FASGE
Phoenix VA Medical Center
*Times Listed in Central Time
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Registration, Breakfast and Visit with Exhibitors (Virtual & In-Person)
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Pre-Procedure/Tools of the Trade
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Polypectomy Prevention/Treatment of Adverse Events
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Post-Polypectomy Steps/Tattoo, Retrieval and Follow-Up
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Group Photo, Lunch and Exhibits
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Simulation-Based and Hands-On Training (ASGE Bioskills Lab)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Visit Exhibitors and Reception
7:15 AM - 7:45 AM
Breakfast and Visit Exhibitors
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
Optional Satellite Symposia
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Case-Based Presentations or One-on-One Hands-On Assessment
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Case-Based Presentations or One-on-One Hands-On Assessment
All enrollees will be provided a transcript detailing the completed curriculum, earned CME and MOC and assessment of performance in EMR skills.
Participants who pass both assessment components will receive a Certificate of Completion in Lower GI EMR.
Participants who do not pass the written exam or the skills assessment will be provided with information on the specific areas in which they did not succeed and options for further training and/or retesting.
Opportunities for re-testing may be available at DDW and/or other ASGE educational events. However, ASGE does not guarantee date or availability of re-training or re-testing until the next iteration of this program.
This course is designed for gastroenterologists with a minimum of two years in practice post-fellowship, who have performed at least 500 colonoscopies independently, are currently performing colonoscopy as part of daily practice, and are proficient in basic polypectomy, hemostasis and injection techniques.
Prior to the skills-training component, February 24-25, several online components are required to be completed in sequence.
- Baseline Pre-Test: This test will provide an initial assessment of your knowledge.
- Literature: Read and review guidelines, technology reviews and key articles.
- GI Leap: View various lectures and videos from ASGE GI Leap.
- Retake Pre-Test: Retake the pre-test following the online instructional components. Then, receive automatic feedback and references after completing the exam.
Earn CME and MOC credit at the completion of the online curriculum. Learn more about ASGE STAR Certificate Program curriculum.
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- Click here to register online
- Call 630.573.0600 Monday through Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm CT to register by phone
- If you would like to submit a check, please make it payable to ASGE and mail to:
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
P.O. Box 809055, Chicago, IL 60680-9055
Attention: STAR Lower EMR
View ASGE’s Policies and Procedures for information on Cancellation & Refunds.
In-person participants who require lodging are encouraged to book a room at:
The Westin Chicago Lombard
70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL 60148
Group Rate: $135 per nightBook your room now
Hotel Cut-Off Date: Friday, February 2, 2024
Continuing Medical Education
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASGE designates this blended learning activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participants to earn up to 23 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points. If you are interested in claiming these points, please follow the prompts after passing the Cognitive Assessment with a score of 80% or higher and completing the online evaluation. You will be prompted to enter your ABIM ID number and your date of birth (MM/DD) this information will be shared on the ACCME PARS system and automatically sent to ABIM on your behalf. Please allow up to 48 hours to appear on your ABIM profile.
ASGE Outcome-Based Education Level:
ASGE STAR Lower EMR 2024 is designed to meet ASGE’s Outcome Level 3b “Learning- procedural knowledge: includes pre and post-tests, case-based assessments” on an anticipated outcome-based education (OBE) scale. ASGE’s OBE means starting with a clear picture of what is important for participants to gain from the educational activity to be able to do following participation, then organizing the program, instruction, and objectives to make sure the anticipated educational delivery ultimately.
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