5. Colonoscopy

  1. Jonathan Cohen MD
  1. Robert E. Sedlack MD, MHPE

Published Online: 26 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397772.ch5

Successful Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Successful Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

How to Cite

Sedlack, R. E. (2011) Colonoscopy, in Successful Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ed J. Cohen), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397772.ch5

Editor Information

  1. New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196635

Online ISBN: 9781444397772

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Keywords:

  • Colonoscopy;
  • training;
  • competence;
  • assessment;
  • simulation;
  • learning

Summary

Trainees in gastroenterology must acquire competence in colonoscopy. This chapter defines the specific cognitive and motor skills required in colonoscopy and reviews the available data on how best to teach and assess competence for each of these skills.