Didactic Content

FES Online

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Module 1: Technology

  • Characteristics of Endoscopes
  • Equipment Setup
  • Troubleshooting
  • Equipment Care

Module 2: Patient Preparation

  • Informed Consent
  • Anesthesia Risk Assessment
  • Bowel Preparation
  • Prophylactic Antibiotic Therapy
  • Management of Anticoagulation

Module 3: Sedation & Analgesia

  • Monitoring
  • Moderate Sedation
  • Medications
  • Recovery
  • Alternative Sedation
  • Small Caliber Endoscopy

Module 4: Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

  • Indications
  • Preparation
  • Diagnostic EGD
  • Complications

Module 5: Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

  • Indications
  • Preparation

Module 6: Performing Lower GI Procedures

  • Diagnostic Colonoscopy
  • Rigid Endoscopy
  • Lower GI Endoscopy
  • Important Considerations

Module 7: Lower GI Anatomy, Pathology, and Complications

  • Pathology Recognition
  • Complications

Module 8: Didactic ERCP

  • Indications
  • Preparation
  • Performance of ERCP
  • Complications
  • Pathology Recognition

Module 9: Hemostasis

  • Non-thermal Techniques
  • Thermal Techniques

Module 10: Tissue Removal

  • Resective Techniques
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Ablative Techniques

Module 11: Enteral Access

  • Preparation
  • Indications
  • PEG
  • Procedures with PEJ
  • Replacement
  • Complications

Module 12: Endoscopic Therapies

  • Dilation
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Transgastric Laparoendoscopy
  • Choledochoscopy
  • Intraoperative Endoscopy
  • Tumor Localization

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FES Online Study Guide