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JAG_CDP3 (M) Basic skills in colonoscopy
This is a 3-day course for Higher Trainees wishing to gain/ improve their skills in Colonoscopy. This is an intensive, interactive, practical course covering the theoretical basis of performing a safe colonoscopy and safe and effective peri-endoscopy management. The course includes a series of small group and one-to-one teaching sessions, videos, hands-on model work and supervised endoscopy. Each trainee will undertake a number of colonoscopies under the supervision of expert trainers, which will be transmitted to other delegates using the latest A/V resources, including magnetic 3D imnager to facilitate training. The one-to-one teaching focuses on the development of individualised learning outcomes and plans to progress skills. Trainees must have written support from their educational supervisor or endoscopy trainer to guarantee 6 months supervised training on completion of the course. It is essential that trainees have at least one training list per week available to them at their base hospital following this course. 
Application criteria/ Target audience
The course is open to anyone whose future job role will involve regular lower gastrointestincal endoscopy. Applicants must have an existing affiliation with a professional body (e.g. GMC) This course is mandatory for those applying for JAG certification in colonoscopy.

Unless advised by local training lead, trainees should not wait until basic skills course has been completed before doing any scope handling or intubation. 
Accreditation
JAG Mandated
Duration
3 days
Next Course Dates:
14/01/2019 1 space
15/05/2019 3 spaces
JAG_GDP3 (M) Basic skills in upper gastrointestinal (UGI) endoscopy
This is a 3-day Joint Advisory Group (JAG) approved course for endoscopy trainees wishing to gain/ improve their skills in GI Endoscopy. This is an intensive, interactive, practical course covering the theoretical basis of performing a safe gastroscopy and safe effective peri-endoscopy management. The course includes a series of small group and one-to-one teaching sessions, videos, hands-on model work and supervised endoscopy. Each trainee will undertake a number of gastroscopies (minimum of 4 per delegate) under the supervision of expert trainers. The one-to-one teaching focuses on the development of individualised learning outcomes and plans to progress skills. 
Application criteria/ Target audience
The course is open to anyone whose future job will involve regular upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Trainees beginning to learn diagnostic gastroscopy and those wishing to consolidate their training for JAG certification. Applicants must have an existing affiliation with a professional body (e.g. GMC). The course would also be to benifit to those wishing to update endoscopy practice and undergo assessment. Trainees must have written support from their educational supervisor or endoscopy trainer to guarantee 6 months supervised training on completion of the course. It is essential that trainees have at least one training list per week available to them at their base hospital following this course. This course is mandatory for those wishing to apply to JAG certification in upper GI endoscopy.


Unless advised by local training lead, trainees should not wait until basic skills course has been completed before doing any scope handling or intubation. 
Accreditation
JAG Mandated
Duration
3 days
Next Course Dates:
12/06/2019 8 spaces
JAG_CRP2 (M) Training the Colonoscopy Trainers (TCT)
This course is interactive and relies on delegate participation. There is a day of classroom/ seminar and model based teaching aimed at developing a training framework to apply to endoscopic training. Seminars, model work and group teaching are used. Day 2 is used to apply the knowledge from day 1 teaching in a clinical environment. 
Application criteria/ Target audience
All indepependent endoscopists who are involved in teaching and training in endoscopy. The course may also be suitable for senior accredited trainees that who wish to further develop their teaching skills. This course is essential for those wishing to become faculty at endoscopy training centres or train on JAG courses. Individuals must be independent abnd competent in the skills they are intending to train in before applying for the relevant trianing the trainers course. 
Accreditation
JAG Mandated
Duration
2 days
Next Course Dates:
04/02/2019 4 spaces
JAG_CTA1 Lower GI polypectomy skills
This is one-day intensive practical course using the WIMAT porcine model of endoscopic polypectomy. The course provides an overview and practical experience of how to perform safe and effective polypectomy. Hands on training will include practical polypectomy, tatooing, endoclip placement and endoscopic mucosal resection. 
Application criteria/ Target audience
Trainees from medical, surgical or other relevant backgrounds learning to perform endoscopic polypectomy. Consultants wishing to up date their skills are also welcome. Potential delegates should have the scope handling skills and experience of at least 50 colonoscopies or flexible sigmoidoscopies. More experienced endoscopists are also welcome. 
Accreditation
JAG Mandated
Duration
1 day
Next Course Dates:
14/12/2018 3 spaces
 
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