Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Item Writing Needs
This resource information is only intended for use by registered ABPS subject matter experts.
Updated November 2023
When writing new items, we ask that you focus on areas of greatest need, as indicated by the table below:
|Category||Number of Items Needed|
|1. Perform preoperative evaluation on patients with gastrointestinal signs, symptoms, and screening indications||23|
|2. Recognize upper endoscopic findings and pathology||119|
|3. Recognize lower endoscopic findings and pathology||50|
|4. Describe equipment and support necessary for performance of gastrointestinal endoscopic surgery||50|
|5. Perform gastrointestinal endoscopic surgeries||44|
|6. Manage post-operative period||59|
|7. Manage therapeutics||27|
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