Nursing Course in Endoluminal Surgery of the Digestive Tract in Cuba

Main Professor: Lic. Zunilda Caridad Díaz Drake. Nursing assistant.

Duration Time: 4 Weeks
Number of Credits: 13
Places: Maximum 2
Spanish Language


Topic 1: History and evolution of endoscopy.

Unit 2: Instruments and equipment.

Topic 3: Diagnostic procedures.

Topic 4: Therapeutic endoscopic procedures.

General objectives:

Present current knowledge about the introduction of new endoscopic techniques.

Establish skills on cleaning, disinfection and conservation of equipment and instruments used in endoscopic procedures.

Establish skills in pre-trans and post nursing care in the different endoscopic procedures.

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