The Hands-On Basic Skills Endoscopy Course is a 1-day course organized by Department of Gastroenterology OLV-Aalst and the Belgian Society of Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy.


Next dates:

  • 25/01/2020


Dr. jo vandervoort

dr. geertrui coppens


  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy


08:30  Welcome with coffee

09:00  Lecture - hardware endoscopy equipment

10:15  Coffee break

10:30  Hands-on session on porcine cadavers - Dr. Jo Vandervoort & Dr. Geertrui Coppens

(including Argonplasma coagulation, submucosal injection, placing of ligatures, polyspectomy- and cliptechniques)

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Sequel hands-on session - Dr. Jo Vandervoort & Dr. Geertrui Coppens

16:00 adjourn



€ 150

The price includes:

  • Course registration
  • BSGIE membership with exclusive benefits
  • Free subscription to the journal Endoscopy

The price excludes:

  • hotel stay
  • taxi transfer between hotel and airport/station

Once your registration is confirmed by Orsi Academy and/or Invivox, please contact Odile to arrange your accomodation & transfers. 

After registration:

Be sure to register on the Orsi Academy e-learning platform ( as further communication will be held via various forms.

Please note that it is mandatory to register on the e-learning platform ( and to complete the participant profile prior to the course. Any pre-course material on the platform needs to be consulted before starting the course. Lab access shall be refused to people without a registered account.  

  • Before the course:  

Once registered, please fill in the Participant Profile Form, which can be found under the section 'Tests & Evaluations'.

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  • After the course: 

Please find the time to complete the General Evalution Form.

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Once we recieved both filled in forms, your personal certificate will be uploaded to your profile shortly. 

The certificate can be retrieved by looking yourself up using the Search User tool, than click More Info and find your certificate. 


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