Colonoscopy Technique: Basic and Advanced (DV029) Japanese CME EXPIRED

Type: Archives


This CME activity consists of the ASGE video in Japanese, Colonoscopy Technique: Basic and Advanced (DV029), followed by a post-assessment and evaluation.

This instructional video provides a detailed explanation and review of colonoscopy technique. Topics covered include the informed consent process, selection of colonoscope (pediatric vs. adult, etc.), control of tip deflection, recognition of anatomic landmarks in the colon, principles of safe and successful insertion, terminal ileal intubation, how sedation influences insertion, maintaining safety during insertion, withdrawal technique, and the approach to the very difficult colonoscopy. Polypectomy is covered in a separate video within the ASGE Endoscopic Learning Library.

Target Audience:

Practicing gastrointestinal endoscopists, gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellows and trainees, medical residents, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of completing this activity, physicians will be able to:

  • Discuss the endoscopic landmarks required for quality control identification of the cecum.
  • Identify and apply knowledge of factors that assist the endoscopist in determining the direction of the lumen.
  • Discuss conditions in which using the pediatric colonoscope may be of benefit.
  • Describe techniques to improve rapid insertion during colonoscopy.

Video Release Date:   May 1, 2007
Online CME Release Date:   November 30, 2011
Most Recent CME Review Date:  January 17, 2010
CME Expiration Date: 
 January 17, 2013

Expected Time of Activity Completion:  75 Minutes (1.25 CME Credit)

Price: Member: $115 / Non-Member: $155

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