Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a technique that combines the use of endoscopy and fluoroscopy for the treatment of benign or malignant pathologies related to the biliary or pancreatic ductal systems. ERCP is a challenging and important therapeutic procedure that requires life-long learning and the need to adapt to the therapeutic aims on a case-by-case basis.
In this online course, Fahd Rana, Bharat Paranandi and Matthew Huggett provide expert guidance on how to approach level 1–2 ERCPs, which are the least difficult/complex procedures. They cover scope design, indications and contraindications for ERCP, different ERCP categories, patient information and consent, sedation, the ERCP technique itself, complications and post-ERCP care.
- To understand the importance of communication, patient information and consent
- To be aware of the indications and contraindications for ERCP
- To understand the basic skills involved in ERCP
- To understand the different categories of ERCP
- To be aware of the complications of ERCP
This course is aimed at beginners in ERCP who are in the early stages of ERCP training.