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DayKey Events

Wednesday 24 September

Educational events: Core Subject Update, Anorectal and Pelvic Ultrasound Course; Workshop for Authors; Best Publications of the Year

Updates: Clinical Trials, ESCP Fellowships

Keynote Lecture: SILS - where are we?

Symposia: Proctologic complications/recurrences; Intestinal polyposis

Ethicon Satellite Symposium: Future treatments for advanced colon cancerEthicon; part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies

Developing a core outcomes set for colorectal cancer studies

Video Surgery, Free Papers, Oral Posters

Thursday 25 September

Educational events: Trainees Video Session, Trainee Round Table Lunch Session, Interactive Trainee Workshop

MedtronicMedtronic Satellite Symposium: Sacral neuromodulation

Symposia: New strategies in early rectal cancer; Functional disorders following intestinal resection

Keynote Lectures: Rectal prolapse: which choice? Rectal cancer: is it time to do less?

Updates: Colorectal Disease Journal, ESCP Fellowship

Keynote/ASCRS Lecture: Fellowship training in coloproctology

Ethicon Satellite Symposium: High-end multidisciplinary management of IBDEthicon; part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies

Oral Posters, Free Papers including Six Best Free Papers, Visiting Fellow Free Papers

Friday 26 September

Symposia: Non IBD colitis; Multimodal approach to metastatic colorectal cancer

Keynote Lecture: Timing of surgery in Crohn’s disease

Coviden: positive results for lifeCovidien Satellite Symposium: Innovative colorectal surgical solutions

Oral Posters, Free Papers
Consultants’ Corner

Awards: Honorary Member, Lunchtime Poster, Six Best Awards + EBSQ Exam Presentations

Congress Language

The official language of the meeting is English. There are no facilities for simultaneous interpretation.

EBSQ Examinations

EBSQ examinations will be held on Tuesday 23 (written) and Wednesday 24 (individual) September 2014 at Bellvitge Hospital, Barcelona.

CPD points

ESCP is pleased to confirm that the Scientific Programme for ESCP Barcelona has been accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England for up to 18 CPD points/hours, as follows:

Anorectal and Pelvic Ultrasound Course up to 4 CPD points
Wednesday 24 September up to 6 CPD points
Thursday 25 September up to 6 CPD points
Friday 26 September up to 6 CPD points

Please note the following:

  • If you attend less than a full day, one point can be claimed per hour of education activity.
  • A maximum if 6 CPD points can be claimed per day.
  • A maximum of 18 points are available for full meeting attendance (22 points for attendees of the Anorectal & Pelvic Ultrasound Course)

Delegates will be required to keep their certificate of attendance as proof. To get the certificate of attendance, delegates will have to fill out the delegate survey either online after the conference or alternatively on computers supplied at the conference.

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