Colonoscopy Technique: Basic and Advanced 2nd Edition (DV055)

Type: Colorectal


This CME activity consists of the ASGE video, Colonoscopy Technique: Basic and Advanced 2nd Edition, followed by a post-assessment and evaluation.

This updated instructional video includes a discussion of informed consent, selecting the type of colonoscope, understanding tip deflection, anatomic landmarks in the colon, colonoscopic insertion technique, intubation of the terminal ileum, the impact of sedation on technique, maintaining safety during colonoscope insertion, withdrawal technique, and finally, the very difficult colonoscopy.  You can view these sections in sequence or select from this menu.  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:

• Recognize the principles of safe and successful colonoscope insertion.
• State the rationale for and method of effective withdrawal technique.
• Identify the use of variations in colonoscope design including pediatric colonoscopes, variable stiffness colonoscopes, and tools for completion of very difficult colonoscopies.

Video Release Date: May 1, 2013
Online CME Release Date:  September 1, 2013
Most Recent CME Review Date:  January 23, 2016
CME Expiration Date:  January 23, 2019

Expected Time of Activity Completion:  105 Minutes (1.75 CME Credit)

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

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