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IBUSXP – Masterclass and certification for the experienced IUS performer – Lüneburg, Germany – November 15th – 16th, 2024

November 15 - November 16


Date & Time:
Start: 1pm on Friday, November 15th, 2024
End: 12pm on Saturday, November 16th, 2024
Please refer to the program for details.

Städtisches Klinikum Lüneburg
Bögelstraße 1, 21339
Lüneburg, Germany

The preliminary program can be found here (add program)

It is mandatory requirement for participants to attend all lectures, hands-on sessions and tests.

Workshop description

The International Bowel Ultrasound Group e.V. is planning the 1st IBUSXP – Masterclass and certification for the experienced IUS performer in Lüneburg, Germany, under the medical lead of Prof. Christian Maaser and Prof. Torsten Kucharzik from Klinikum Lüneburg and is organised in collaboration with Kompetenznetz Darmerkrankung.

The primary aim of this workshop is to establish standardized, high-quality techniques for performing IUS examination among physicians with minimum 300 performed procedures over the last 3 years.

This course will consist of 2 parts: a theoretical and didactic training delivered through an interactive, self-directed eLearning course and a hands-on practical training session. During the latter, participants will engage in case discussions and exercises on actual patients, focusing on advanced techniques, problem -solving, and the latest advancements in the field.

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will undergo theoretical and practical exams. Those who successfully pass the course will receive an IBUS certificate (no further Module 2 or 3 required).


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 July 31st, 2024. Applicants must submit together with their CV, a Letter of Recommendation from their Head of Department. 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 mid-August 2024.

3. Workshop registration: the selected applicants will receive an invoice for the participation fee (300 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 300 EUR + 19% VAT and includes participation to the lectures and hands-on practical sessions as per preliminary program. Please note that travel and accommodation arrangements are not included in the participation fee.

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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