A prospective comparison of live and video-based assessments of colonoscopy performance

Post written by Michael A. Scaffidi, BSc(Hon), MEd, and Catharine M. Walsh, MD, MEd, PhD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, St. Michael’s Hospital and the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Assessment is a critical process to determine endoscopic competence. Real-time, or “live” assessment, involves an …

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Impact of experience on self-assessment accuracy of clinical colonoscopy competence

Post written by Michael A. Scaffidi, BSc(Hon) MEd, and Catharine M. Walsh, MD, MEd, PhD, FRCPC, from the Division of Gastroenterology, St. Michael’s Hospital and the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Assessment of gastrointestinal endoscopy competence is integral to delivering high-quality patient care. Endoscopic competence …

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GI Endoscopy Competency Assessment Tool

Catharine M. Walsh, MD, MEd, FRCPC, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Hospital for Sick Children, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada discusses this Original Article "Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Competency Assessment Tool: reliability and validity evidence." The main purpose of this study was to prospectively examine evidence of the reliability and validity of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy …

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