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IBUS Regional Hybrid Module 1 Workshop Dublin, Ireland – September 7th, 2024

September 7

Date & Time:
Saturday, September 7th, 2024
08:00 - 18:30
Exact timings will be confirmed closer to the event

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Surgical Skills Lab
26 York St.
Dublin, D02 P796, Ireland

Workshop description

The 2nd IBUS Regional Hybrid Module 1 Workshop will take place on September 7th, 2024 in Dublin, Ireland.

This IBUS workshop has been developed by a group of international experts in IBD and intestinal ultrasound (IUS). Participants will learn about the basics of intestinal ultrasound (IUS) and the role of IUS in diagnosis, follow-up of treatment, and complications in IBD.

The workshop consist in 2 parts:

  • Theoretical and didactic training: participants will engage in an interactive, self-directed eLearning course via IBUS
  • Practical training: the hands-on experience component will be facilitated through an introductory face-to-face course involving sessions with patients

The workshop will be organized under the medical lead of Prof. Glen Doherty from University College Dublin and St. Vincent's University Hospital and in collaboration with INITIative, the Investigator Network for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Therapy in Ireland.

Application Process

The application process is divided into the following 3 steps:

1. Submission of application: To be taken into consideration for the application process, fully completed applications must be submitted by May 31st, 2024. Applicants must submit together with their CV, a Letter of Recommendation from their Head of Department or Motivation Letter. During the application process applicants will be prompted to confirm their commitment to completing the eLearning component of Module 1 before attending the hands-on part (this is a mandatory prerequisite for attending the hands-on training - more information on the content and cost can be found here).

2. Review and selection: the review of applications and selection of participants will be conducted by early June 2024.

3. Workshop registration: the selected applicants will receive an invoice for the participation fee (trainees: 250 EUR + 19% VAT / consultants: 500 EUR + 19% VAT). Registration to the workshop will be confirmed upon receipt of payment by the IBUS Group.

Selected applicants must be active IBUS members. For further information on how to become an IBUS member, please visit our website here.

The workshop participation fee is 250 / 500 EUR + 19% VAT and includes participation to the lectures and hands-on practical sessions on Saturday, September 7th, 2024.

Please note that access to eLearning course (250 EUR + 19% VAT), travel and accommodation arrangements are not included in the workshop participation fee.

This IBUS Hybrid Module 1 Workshop is intended for IBD-treating physicians working in Ireland. The first half of the following four-week Module 2 Training must be completed in an IBUS Certified Training Centre in Ireland which will be coordinated via the IBUS office.

Applications with equal qualifications will be evaluated on a first-come first-served basis. Only fully completed applications will be taken into consideration.

It is a mandatory requirement to have access to an ultrasound machine in order to apply for this workshop.

In case of any questions please contact the IBUS Office at workshops@bowel-ultrasound.org.

Thank you for your interest in bowel ultrasound and the IBUS Group!


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