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Guidelines for Safety in the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit
Released:  February 2016
Viewing Time:  55 minutes

Listen to an hour-long webinar addressing the new ASGE guideline “Guidelines for safety in the gastrointestinal endoscopy unit.” This guideline helps endoscopists and their managers in providing safe, high-quality care to their patients by outlining the ways in which safety within the GI unit can be optimized. It has been endorsed by the AASLD, ACG, and AGA as well as ASCRS, ASCA, and SAGES.

This webinar will:
Discuss the rationale for the document and the current landscape of safety in medical care;
Discuss practical steps units can take with regard to facilities, infection control, staffing, and sedation to optimize safety in their own unit;
Discuss the steps relative to new guideline adoption.

Target Audience: Physicians, Medical Directors, Nurse Managers, Practice Managers, and Quality Assurance Staff and applicants to the ASGE Excellence in GI Practice Operations Recognition Program

This webinar is a requirement for the ASGE Excellence in GI Practice Operations Recognition Program (PRP). For more information on the PRP, visit or contact Michelle Akers, Manager of Quality resources at or 630-570-5613.

Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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