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Telluride Colorado

Endoscopy Course for Veterinarians

A Health and Wellness Symposium in Telluride

September 17 - 19, 2017

March 2 - 4, 2018

March 18 - 20, 2018

Learn to use the Fiber-optic Endoscope from the some of the world’s foremost experts. Dr. Alan Safdi (pictured below) is one of the world’s most foremost authorities on endoscopy and gastroenterology. He has personally preformed more than 100,000 endoscopes and published more than 250 peer-reviewed scientific articles on gastroenterology. Dr. William Renner is the Director of Radiology and Radiology Research at the Ohio GI and Liver Institute and has performed more than 300,000 radio-logic exams. Both Dr. Safdi and Dr. Renner have lectured throughout the world.

Dr. Alan Safdi

There will be additional staff that includes trained endoscopy nurses and certified techs who have years of experience.

If you attend this course, you can arrange for Dr. Safdi to come to your office and help you use the endoscope (at an additional cost).

Day 1

Lecture: Introduction to Fiber-optic Endoscopy

  • Indication for performing GI endoscopy
  • Case examples highlighting clinical utility of endoscopy
  • Equipment selection and what you need to get started
  • Become proficient in endoscopy as quickly as possible

You will have multiple practice stations with endoscopes

  • Disorders of the Upper GI Tract

Management of Diseases and Condition with endoscopy


Laboratory Stations with Experts in Endoscopy and Nursing

Hands-on Using the Endoscope: Controls

Hands-on Using the Endoscope: Models

Cleaning the Endoscope

Endoscopic Maintenance

Endoscopic Nursing

Day 2

Gastroscopy: Technique

  • Duodenoscopy - Technique
  • Hands on Biopsy techniques

Important disorders of the stomach and small intestines

Upper GI endoscopy demo


Laboratory Stations

  • Hands-on Using the Endoscope
    • Wet lab with Animal Preps
  • Cleaning the Endoscope

Day 3

Lecture: Review of techniques, foreign body retrieval and clinical GI topics

Laboratory: Continue hands-on practicing upper GI endoscopy, Participants successfully perform upper endoscopy

How to biopsy lesions, dilate strictures, and use endoscopic therapies.

Foreign body retrieval demo

Foreign body retrieval exercises


3-Day Course: $1,995

To register please email Dr. Alan Safdi at


Registrants can receive 20% off on lodging at The Peaks Resort and Spa.

Use promo code CME2017

Or call (844) 366-5926 to book your stay.