Education, Training and Courses
The Gastroenterology Department prides itself as a site of clinical excellence for teaching and training.
It houses one of the 3 national endoscopy training centres in the UK and as well as a comprehensive teaching and training programme for Doctors and Nurses.
The teaching and training programme includes a fortnightly APEX meeting (Audit, Pathology, Education, X-ray).
Also review the Mersey School of Endoscopy section.
Contact Information for the Mersey School of Endoscopy
Carol Pierpoint Senior Courses Administrator
Tel: +44 (0) 151 706 2806
Fax: +44 (0) 151 706 2836
The following courses are currently offered:
Basic Skills in Colonoscopy Course
Basic Upper GI Endoscopy Course
Basic Upper GI Therapeutic Course
Training The Colonoscopy Trainers Course
Training The Upper GI Endoscopy Course
Upskilling Course in Colonoscopy
Preparation for Bowel Cancer Screening Accrediation Course
For course information and registration, please use the Jag Endoscopy Training System (JETS) website: www.jets.nhs.uk
Endoscopy Nurse Courses
The Mersey School of Endoscopy also runs a number of Endoscopy Nurse Courses
The Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for Nurses Programme has been accredited by the Royal College of Nursing Accreditation Unit and the Joint Advisory Group on GI endoscopy (JAG).