Cleveland Clinic Florida EndoNurse & EndoTech Course


Education and training opportunities are limited and we feel that a course which covers usual clinical scenarios followed by hands-on sessions where nurses and ancillary staff have a chance to handle equipment fills a need for education that is unmet in the region.


Review common diseases of the gastrointestinal tract as they pertain to endoscopic procedures
Discuss routine as well as advanced endoscopic techniques and tools
Acquire a working knowledge of endoscopic tools during the hands-on sessions


EUS instruments
ERCP instruments
Biliary and enteral plastic and metal stents
Irrigation devices
Injection needles
Snares, forceps
Single balloon, double balloon and spiral overtubes
Advanced endoscopy
Case presentations

Event Location
Cleveland Clinic Florida 
Jagelman Conference Center 

2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd.
Weston, Florida 33331 USA
Ph: 954-659-5490
Fax: 954-659-5491

Course Directors
Ronnie Pimentel, MD 
Director of Endoscopy
Cleveland Clinic FloridaTolga Erim, DO
Advance Endoscopy
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Luis F. Lara, MD 
Medical Director, Pancreas Clinic
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Cleveland Clinic Faculty 
M. Julia Diacovo, MD 
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Jan Santisi, RN 
RN Clinical Coordinator I
Cleveland Clinic Ohio

Alison Schneider, MD 
Director, GI Motility Laboratory
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Invited Faculty
Shou-jiang Tang, MD 
Director, Advanced Endoscopy
University of Mississippi Medical Center