Guidelines for Safety in the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit

Type: On Demand Webinars

Description:

Listen to an hour-long webinar addressing the new ASGE guideline “Guidelines for safety in the gastrointestinal endoscopy unit.” This guideline helps endoscopists and their managers in providing safe, high-quality care to their patients by outlining the ways in which safety within the GI unit can be optimized. It has been endorsed by the AASLD, ACG, and AGA as well as ASCRS, ASCA, and SAGES.

This webinar will:
Discuss the rationale for the document and the current landscape of safety in medical care;
Discuss practical steps units can take with regard to facilities, infection control, staffing, and sedation to optimize safety in their own unit;
Discuss the steps relative to new guideline adoption.

Target Audience: Physicians, Medical Directors, Nurse Managers, Practice Managers, and Quality Assurance Staff and applicants to the ASGE Excellence in GI Practice Operations Recognition Program

This webinar is a requirement for the ASGE Excellence in GI Practice Operations Recognition Program (PRP). For more information on the PRP, visit http://www.asge.org/PRP/ or contact Michelle Akers, Manager of Quality resources at makers@asge.org or 630-570-5613.

 

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