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On Friday, April 3, 2020, registrants will have the option of attending one hands-on training session.

Sessions will be held on explants and training models with training provided by national and international expert endoscopists. 

Each participant will rotate through each station with a maximum of five participants per station. Each session is geared towards the target audience of the specialty area and listed below: 

Therapeutic Endoscopy (available Friday morning or afternoon) includes training on Zenker’s diverticulotomy, cholangiopancreatoscopy, closure/hemostasis, full-thickness resection, transoral incisionless fundoplication, endoscopic suturing, endoscopic submucosal dissection and interventional EUS. 

Bariatric track (all day Friday, with didactic session in the morning) includes training on endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, intragastric balloons, transoral outlet reduction TORe, septotomy and pneumatic dilation.  

Nursing track (Friday morning or afternoon, with didactic session on Thursday) training will include transoral incisionless fundoplication, CryoBalloon simulation, full thickness resection, Halo thermal therapy, Overstitch, altered anatomy-apposing metal stents, hybrid argon plasma coagulation, zenkers POEM pump, and closure and hemostasis.  

Pre-registration is required (has fee) and space is limited. Register early as these limited sessions will fill up quickly. 

DAY 3: FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2020


(pre-registration required)

Location: MISTIC Lab, Blalock Building, 12th Floor

Five people per station. 35 minutes at each station. 25 minute break.

Morning Session

07:30 AM 12:00 PM

7:00 – 7:30 Check in and Continental Breakfast

Station 1: Cholangiopancreatoscopy

Station 2: Zenker’s Diverticulotomy

Station 3: Lumen-apposing metal stents

Station 4: Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

Station 5: Endoscopic Suturing

Station 6: Full-Thickness Resection Device

Station 7: Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication


Afternoon Session

01:00 PM 05:30 PM

12:30 – 1:00 Check in and Light Refreshments

Station 1: Cholangiopancreatoscopy

Station 2: Closure and hemostasis

Station 3: Lumen-apposing metal stents

Station 4: Full-Thickness Resection Device

Station 5: Endoscopic Suturing

Station 6: Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (standard)

Station 7: Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ORISE)


Participants must choose AM or PM attendance when registering.

Professional models are provided by ENDOSIM.

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The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing take responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.  This schedule is subject to change.

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