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IBUS Hybrid Module 1 Workshop London, UK – July 12th – 13th, 2024

July 12

Date & Time:
Start: 12:00 Friday, July 12th, 2024
End: 13:00 Saturday, July 13th, 2024
Exact timings will be confirmed closer to the event
London, UK
Preliminary Schedule (include link)

Workshop description

The 1st IBUS Hybrid Module 1 Workshop will take place on July 12th - 13th, 2024 in London, UK.

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. Peter Irving from Guy's and St. Thomas´ Hospital and Dr Krisztina Gecse from Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam and Guy's and St. Thomas´ Hospital, London.

Workshop Steering Committee: Prof. Peter Irving, Dr Krisztina Gecse, Dr Nigel Grunshaw from University Hospitals Morecambe Bay NHS Trust and Dr Gauraang Bhatnagar from Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust.

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 April 26th, 2024. Applicants must submit together with their CV, a Letter of Recommendation from their Head of Department and 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 (insert link)).

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

3. Workshop registration: the selected applicants will receive an invoice for the participation fee (XXX GBP + 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 XXX GBP + 19% VAT and includes participation to the lectures and hands-on practical sessions on Friday, July 12th and Saturday, July 13th.

Please note that travel and accommodation arrangements are not included in the participation fee.

We welcome applications from Gastroenterologists, Pediatric Gastroenterologists and Radiologists. Applicants from the UK will be given priority in the selection process.

Dual applications from Gastroenterologists and Radiologist from the same institution are encouraged.

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!


July 12
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