What does it take to run a successful Endoscopic Ultrasound practice, and who is behind the latest cutting edge techniques and technologies? On September 2-4, 2015, some of the world’s most knowledgeable experts in the endosonography field will gather at the Florida Hospital Nicholson Center for the 3rd Annual Orlando Live EUS 2015, an event providing a comprehensive education in endosonography. Below are some frequently asked questions answered by our course directors, Shyam Varadarajulu, MD and Robert Hawes, MD.
Who will be attending?
Our target audience consists of gastroenterologists, fellows-in-training, general surgeons, oncologists, allied health professionals and nurses.
What sessions and events can we expect during the conference?
The meeting will consist of six key components: diagnostic examinations, cytopathology interface, interventional procedures, hands-on workshops, didactic sessions and a self-assessment examination. There will also be two breakfast sessions which allow guests to interact with staff and presenters in an informal setting.
Are there opportunities for hands-on learning?
Absolutely. Day three is completely focused on a hands-on lab experience. The lab sessions will include FNA Standard and FNB Wet techniques, along with processing and evaluating materials.
What do the live sessions entail?
World-renowned experts in the industry will perform the live case demonstrations, which will be transmitted from Florida Hospital’s Center for Interventional Endoscopy. The demonstration categories include luminal examination, pancreatic cysts, tissue acquisition techniques, enhanced imaging, interventional procedures and teaching the endosonographer the basics of cytopathology.
What makes Orlando Live EUS unique?
This event provides one of the most comprehensive education programs in the field of endosonography. Not only does it provide lecture-based and hands-on instruction for techniques and technologies, it also provides a practical look into what it takes to run a successful practice from the top experts. It gives guests a chance to have real discussions about the secrets of starting from the ground-up while gaining the technical knowledge to keep the momentum going.