VARIATIONS IN REPORTING COLONOSCOPY FINDINGS BY DIFFERENT ENDOSCOPISTS AT A SINGLE CENTRE
- Endoscopy training: time to stop counting procedures? Bretthauer, Michael; Brandrud, Aleidis Skard // Gut;Nov2014, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p1686
The authors reflect upon the need to formalise and structure training of endoscopists. They recommend increasing the number of times the procedure is performed during training to ensure stained improvement in the quality of endoscopy and state that patient outcomes in cases like post-colonoscopy...
- CAN AN INTENSIVE, STRUCTURED TRAINING WEEK IMPROVE COLONOSCOPY PERFORMANCE? Thomas-Gibson, S.; Thapar, C.J.; Schofield, G.; Rutter, M.D.; Suzuki, N.; Williams, C.B.; Saunders, B.P. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA33
Introduction: We developed a structured colonoscopy training course aimed at improving technique of trainees with intermediate colonoscopy skills. Methods: 12 specialist registrars (8 surgeons, 4 physicians) attended for a week of comprehensive colonoscopy training and assessment in 3 main...
- COLONOSCOPY TRAINING: 90% CAECAL INTUBATIOâ€”HOW EASY? HOW LONG? Kumar, A.; Ashraf, W. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA75
Background: JAG and ASGE recommended guidelines advocate over 90% caecal intubation rate for successful colonoscopy training. Most Gl fellows in structured training programmes in the USA achieve this in 2-3 years. There is a lack of structured colonoscopy training programmes in the UK hence a...
- THE SHEFFIELD COLONOSCOPY COURSE IMPROVES KNOWLEDGE AND PERFORMANCE OF CANDIDATES. McAlindon, M.E.; Donnelly, M.T.; Hebden, J.M.; Riley, S.A. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA115
Background: JAG guidelines recommend that all trainees attend a course in basic colonoscopy skills. The Sheffield course is an intensive 3 day course featuring lectures, seminars, mannequin training and hands on colonoscopy training. Aims: To provide subjective and objective assessments of the...
- THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTION PAPER FOR TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT IN COLONOSCOPY. Thomas-Gibson, S.; Rutter, M.D.; Suzuki, N.; Vance, M.E.; Williams, C.B.; Saunders, B.P. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA74
Background: Core knowledge is fundamental to good colonoscopy practise. Methods: As part of a training programme developed at our institution a bank of multiple choice questions (MCQs) was designed. A "curriculum" of topics relevant to colonoscopy was drawn up including gross and endoscopic...
- New Diagnostic Skills: Costs and Choices. Vennes, Jack A. // Annals of Internal Medicine;May77, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p650
Editorial. Comments on the need to train medical personnel for the application of diagnostic methods. Factors that determine the applicability and precision of diagnostic methods; Issues concerning the cost effectiveness of a diagnostic method.
- Education in clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine in various European countries. Simundic, Ana-Maria // Biochemia Medica;2011, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p6
An introduction to a series of articles which describe the education and training of professionals who practice laboratory medicine in several European countries is presented.
- Out of Ghana... Garrison, Kama // T+D;Apr2002, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p71
Focuses on ways to provide more effective training for health personnel. Creation of a clustering activity; Encouragement of employees to take responsibility for training; Benefit of teaching prenatal examination skills.
- Teaching Health Workers Malaria Diagnosis. Icke, Graham; Davis, Richard; McConnell, William // PLoS Medicine;Feb2005, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p108
Describes an online training tool for health professionals to learn malaria diagnosis. Reason why the tool was launched; Information on how the tool is used; Feedback from users.