A novel and effective EUS training program that enables visualization of the learning curve: Educational Program of Kindai system (EPOK)

Post written by Mamoru Takenaka, MD, PhD, and Shunsuke Omoto, MD, PhD, both from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka-sayama, Japan. This video shows a novel and effective EUS training program that enables the visualization of the learning curve of a trainee in every training session through the evaluation …

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ADR varies during colonoscopy training

Sascha C. van Doorn, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Academic Medical Centre at the University of Amsterdam in Amsterdam, the Netherlands discusses this Original Article "Adenoma detection rate varies greatly during colonoscopy training." During endoscopy training of gastroenterology fellows (GI-fellows), the most important competency for colonoscopy is safe cecal intubation. …

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Editor’s Choice- When trainees reach competency in performing ERCP

Associate Editor, Douglas Adler, MD, highlights this article from the June issue of GIE--"When trainees reach competency in performing ERCP: a systematic review" by Drs Neal Shahidi, George Ou, Jennifer Telford, and Robert Enns. The article critically assesses papers that have looked at ERCP training and outcomes and shows that the more rigorously you define …

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