Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Super User Training

OVERVIEW

This course is designed to train nurses and technicians on the safe and effective use of Olympus Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) equipment, with a focus on the ALOKA ARIETTA 850 ultrasound processor. Attendees will be trained in the operation of the ARIETTA 850, highlighting the processor’s advanced imaging modes. Hands-on lab stations will give trainees experience with the processor, along with the scopes and needles commonly used in EUS procedures. With a thorough overview of room setup and product reprocessing, nurses and technicians will be well equipped to support EUS procedures from start to finish.

Agenda will include:

  • Participants will be instructed on the safe and effective use of the Olympus EUS technology through didactic and hands-on education sessions.Didactic presentations
  • Hands-on lab stations

Objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants will have an understanding of:

  • The safe and effective us of Olympus EUS processors, scopes and needles, with an emphasis on the ARIETTA 850
  • How to support an EUS procedure from start to finish, beginning with room setup and ending with reprocessing
  • The advanced imaging technology of the ARIETTA 850
  • Common Troubleshooting practices and equipment optimization and correct common equipment issues

Technologies used:

  • ALOKA ARIETTA 850 Premium Ultrasound Processor
  • GF-UCT180 Curvilinear Echoendoscope
  • GF-UE160-AL5 Radial Echoendoscope
  • TGF-UC180J Forward-viewing Curvilinear Echoendoscope
  • EZ Shot 3 Plus FNA Needles
  • OER-Pro Endoscope Reprocessor

Pre-Requisite:

This course is designed for nurses and technicians seeking hands-on experience with Olympus EUS equipment, with an emphasis on the ARIETTA 850 ultrasound processor.

In order to register for this course, attendees must:

  • Must have purchased an ARIETTA 850 ultrasound processor
  • Complete pre-course survey/questionnaire
  • Currently support EUS procedures as a nurse or technician

AVAILABLE DATES

No courses scheduled at this time.

EDUCATORS

The faculty listed are examples of faculty used at this course in the past. A combination of similar faculty will be used at each course.

Brian Hammann, RDMS

Mary Render, RDMS, RVT

Melissa Elliott-Walker, RTR, RDMS, RVT

Pamela Wilcox, BSN,RN,CGRN

Philippe Koenig RN, CGRN

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