ERCP Nurse/Tech Seminar (5.5 Contact Hours)

Course Credit

5.5 Contact Hours
Note: Attendees must participate in the full day program to receive 5.5 contact hours.

Target Audience

This symposium is intended for GI nurses and technicians.

Training Format

Morning lecture
Afternoon hands-on sessions


8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00 am registration

Course Overview

ERCP is a technically challenging therapeutic procedure. This course will focus on the relevant pancreaticobiliary anatomy and physiology, the devices used during the procedure, and the teamwork necessary for successful performance of ERCP, complementing didactic instruction with hands-on practice.

Purpose Statement

This formal educational activity has been developed in response to GI Nurses and Associates who have expressed a need to increase their knowledge on the basics of Endoscopic Ultrasound as well as therapeutic modalities. Attendees will be given up-to-date information that may help to improve unit operations and patient care.

Learning Objective

  • Review relevant Pancreaticobiliary Anatomy and Physiology
  • Discuss clinical indications for ERCP
  • Discuss management of Pancreaticobiliary stones and strictures
  • Discuss the technical aspects of the ERCP procedure
Program at a Glance

Untitled Document  Agenda:

Time Session
8:00am - 8:30am Refreshments & Registration
8:30am - 9:30am Biliary Anatomy & Physiology
9:30am - 10:15am Stone Management
10:15am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:30pm Stricture Management
11:30pm - 12:30pm Pancreatic Anatomy & Physiology
12:30pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 1:30pm Case Discussions
1:30pm - 3:30pm Hands on with ERCP Devices
3:30pm - 4:00pm Evaluations/Adjournment/Wrap Up

Hands On Stations

Hands-on ERCP Training Stations Hands-on training will be provided with a number of stations that include ERCP systems and guidewires; Cannulae, Sphinctertomes, Extraction Balloons, Stone Retrieval Baskets, Mechanical Lithotriptors, Stent Introducers, Biliary Stents, and Biliary Dilation Balloons.

Registration Fee

$275 per person* (Same Facility Discount: $250.00 per person)
* To confirm your attendance and contact hour registration, payment is due upon the completion and submission of the electronic registration form. Failure to pay may result in forfeit of contact hours. Unpaid fees will be recorded and reported to the appropriate accreditation board.

Class size is limited, please register early.
Note: All Full or Value-Added Olympus Service contract customers can use their contract number as a form of payment. Please contact your local Endoscopy Support Specialist if you have any questions regarding your service contract number.

Note: the course registration fee includes, but is not limited to, food & beverage, and course materials.


MES Team


Olympus America has been approved as a provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing - License #10419

According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 5.5 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN.

Center Valley Hotel Recommendations

Hyatt Place Bethlehem
45 West North Street Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone: 610-625-0500
This facility has a free shuttle to /from the Lehigh Valley Airport and Olympus America Inc. Headquarters

Courtyard Bethlehem
Lehigh Valley/I-78 2220 Emrick Blvd. Bethlehem, PA 18020
Phone: 610-625-9500
This facility has a free shuttle to /from the Lehigh Valley Airport and Olympus America Inc. Headquarters

Hilton Garden Inn
1787 B Airport Road Allentown, PA 18109
Phone: 610-443-1400
This hotel still has smoking rooms available.

Staybridge Suites
1787 A Airport Road Allentown, PA 18109
Phone: 610-443-5000
This is an extended stay hotel that offers studio, 1 and 2 bedroom units.

Course dates and locations are subject to change.

Cancellation Policy

Registered participants for Olympus University courses must provide us with their cancellation notice five business days prior to the program date. “No-Show” registrations will be charged a $50.00 cancellation fee for their catering/meeting expenses. This policy includes Olympus Full/ Value-Added Service Contract customers. A course registration can be transferred within a facility at anytime. Please call the Olympus University Registration Help Desk if you need to cancel your attendance


Click on a location below to register.

  • Jan 10, 2018
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center
    513 S. Florida Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33602
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on December 15, 2017!!!
    Tampa, FL
  • Feb 22, 2018
    Olympus America Inc. Corporate Headquarters
    2400 Ringwood Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95131
    Course will be held in the Newport Room.
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on January 12, 2018!!!
    San Jose, CA