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

We are currently scheduling courses for 2020.
Please check back for specific dates.

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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