IBUS Regional Hybrid Module 1 Workshop 2024

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

Programme overview

The 1st IBUS Hybrid Module 1 Workshop, in collaboration with Guy’s and St Thomas’ Education and Events, 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 two parts:

  1. Theoretical and didactic training: participants will engage in an interactive, self-directed eLearning course via IBUS
  2. Practical training: the hands-on experience component will be facilitated through an introductory face-to-face course involving sessions with patients

The workshop is organised in collaboration with Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust under the medical lead of Prof. Peter Irving from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London and Dr Krisztina Gecse from Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 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.

Programme

The preliminary programme can be found here (PDF, external link).

Who should attend

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 Radiologists 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.

Application process

The application process is divided into the following three steps:

  1. Submission of application: To be taken into consideration for the application process, fully completed applications must be submitted by May 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).
  2. Review and selection: the review of applications and selection of participants will be conducted by end of May 2024.
  3. Workshop registration: the selected applicants will receive an invoice for the participation fee (400 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 400 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 access to eLearning course (250 EUR + 19% VAT), travel and accommodation arrangements are not included in the workshop participation fee.

Submit your application here