Curriculum Development for Upper Endoscopy Training in Surgical Education

Authors

  • Ahmet Ziya Anadol a:1:{s:5:"en_US";s:15:"Gazi University";}
  • Fatma Sedef Tunao─člu

Abstract

Gastrointestinal endoscopy is used for many treatment procedures, beyond the diagnosis of the diseases of the system it is applied to. Thanks to these treatment applications, achalasia, gastrointestinal fistulas, pancreatic pseudocysts, early gastric cancer and neuroendocrine tumors can be treated endoscopically. In our country, gastroenterologists are the most common performers of digestive system endoscopy, but internal medicine and general surgery specialists also perform endoscopy. Although professional organizations and the Ministry of Health continue to make arrangements, endoscopy education has not been standardized in our country, yet. This program includes a curriculum aimed at standardization of endoscopy education for general surgery residents.

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Published

08.12.2022

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Literature Review With Cases