Core Endoscopy: Risk Assessment for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Offered By

Royal College of Physicians

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Why should I take this course?

This micro skills course supplied by the Royal College of Physicians will provide the necessary knowledge with which to undertake an effective patient pre-assessment to minimise both patient and procedural risk.

Are the programs accredited for continuous professional development (CPD) or continuing medical education (CME)?

Our courses have been developed and are delivered by Talisium's global network of content providers including universities and various professional bodies whose work underpins CPD for healthcare professionals.
Certificates of completion will be available and can be downloaded once a course has been completed. These can be used as evidence of learning for training and CPD purposes. You will need to check with your governing body about CPD standards and requirements.
Unless otherwise stated, certificates issued through Talisium are not qualifications of any formal assessment.

Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?

Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.

Validate your learning

Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.

What you can expect

A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities. 

This course is ideal for

All health professionals.

Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Describe the structure of an effective pre-assessment interview

Evaluate a patient's American Society of Anaesthesiologists (ASA) status during pre-assessment

Evaluate specific case examples to assess how the timing of planned endoscopic procedures affects magnitude of risk

Lists the special risks of co-morbidities such as diabetes, patients taking anticoagulants or antiplatelet therapies and indications for antibiotic prophylaxis

Describe available bowel preparations for lower gastrointestinal (GI) examinations and precautions regarding their use