The Hands-on Area at UEG Week offers excellent training for practical minded gastroenterologists.
Look, learn, ask questions and perform techniques under personal doctor and nurse tutoring.
Read on for essential information regarding our three dynamic, enhanced UEG Week 2023 Hands-on Learning Areas:
Best teaching for endoscopists!
The Endoscopy Learning Area provides a unique opportunity for skill enhancement, first-class learning, and professional discourse at no additional costs.
Test your skills under the guidance of expert doctor and nurse tutors with the use of accessories from leading providers. View educational films from the ESGE eLibrary or partner societies at your leisure.
Online pre-registration (mandatory)
When can you pre-register?
Pre-registration for Saturday – Monday programme opens on Monday, October 9, 2023 at 10:00 CEST via a link on this website. (Closes Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 23:59 CEST.)
Limited spots are available, and participation is based on a first-come, first-served basis and does not involve any extra costs in addition to your registration for UEG Week and/or PGT.
Pre-registered participants must pick up their ticket for their booked timeslot(s) onsite at the Welcome Desk in the Endoscopy Learning Area minimum 5 minutes before the start of their hands-on session(s). Otherwise, the spot will be lost.
It is possible to check onsite at the Endoscopy Learning Area Welcome Desk whether spots have freed up, again at a first-come, first-served basis.
Who can participate?
Any medical professional with a PGT and/or Week registration except for Undergraduate Students and Industry Representatives.
With a PGT-only registration you can participate only in hands-on sessions taking place during the running times of the PGT programme.
In the above-linked procedure descriptions, you can also find information about what level of experience is required for each topic.
How many hands-on sessions can you register for?
Each person can register for one hands-on session per day.
Sunday, October 15, 2023
Aimed for all physicians who are involved or interested in pelvic floor disorders. This course that was developed by experts from ESSAT and ESCP is designed to give participants an overview of the techniques and image interpretation of anorectal and pelvic floor ultrasound (US). But also to let them understand the potential roles of US in improving the diagnosis and management of anorectal and pelvic floor dysfunction. The course is divided into a theoretical part incl. the interpretation of images in the morning and practical hands-on exercises on stations with various pathologies in the afternoon.
Spots are limited and participants can register onsite for either one or both parts at a first-come, first-served basis.
Part I: Theory & image viewing
Important: Bring your own laptop & download in advance the image viewer software as described in the linked programme below.
Part II: Hands-on exercises & Case Discussions
13:30 – 17:00
Important: To attend Part II, participation in Part I is mandatory.
Spots are limited and participants can register onsite at a first-come, first-served basis at no extra cost. Important: If you want to attend Part II, participation in Part I is mandatory.
Please note that for part II there are less spots available. It is therefore not guaranteed that by registering for Part I you will automatically get a spot in Part II.
Any medical professional with a UEG Week and/or PGT registration can participate.
Participants who have registered successfully onsite have to come to the course at least 10 minutes prior to the start. Otherwise, the spot will be lost.
Registration will be possible during the following times:
- Saturday, October 14: 12:00 – 17:00
- Sunday, October 15: 07:00 – 08:30
All details about times, registration, detailed programme and necessary equipment are available in the programme:
Monday, October 16, 2023
This 3-hour interactive and multidisciplinary workshop will take place twice on Monday (09:30 – 12:30 and 14:00 – 17:00) and is aimed for all gastroenterologists who are closely collaborating with surgeons. This course is designed to give participants all information they need to tell their surgeon to optimise patient care and collaboration for various GI pathologies and treatment options. The course is run by surgeons and GI specialists. Spots are limited and participants can register onsite at a first-come, first-served basis.
Spots are limited and participants can register onsite in the Surgical Learning Area at a first-come, first-served basis for one of the above-mentioned timeslots at no extra cost.
Any medical professional with a UEG Week registration (no PGT only registrations) can participate.
Participants who have registered successfully onsite have to come to the workshop at least 10 minutes prior to the start. Otherwise, the spot will be lost.
Registration will be possible during the following times:
- Saturday, October 14: 14:00 – 17:00
- Sunday, October 15: 07:00 – 17:00
- Monday, October 16: 08:30 – 14:00
All details about times, place, registration, content and faculty are available in the programme:
Ultrasonography for gastroenterologists!
The Ultrasound Learning Area promotes the role of a major diagnostic and interventional tool in gastroenterology: Clinical ultrasonography in the hands of the gastroenterologist.
The Ultrasound Learning Area offers basic and postgraduate courses on ultrasonography, individual hands-on training and special lectures in abdominal ultrasonography at no extra costs. The programme is designed for both young and senior gastroenterologists with or without experience in ultrasonography.
No online pre-registration is required.
Limited spots are available, and participation is based on a first-come, first-served basis on-site and does not involve any extra costs in addition to your registration for UEG Week and/or PGT.