Principles of Endoscopy Education Online

Activity Details
  • Credit Type: CME
  • Credit Amount: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Aug 27, 2019
  • Expires: Sep 4, 2021
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • Average User Rating:
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Christopher Huang Christopher Huang, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Associate Director of Endoscopy Services
Boston Medical Center

Sharmeel  Wasan Sharmeel Wasan, MD, FACG
Course Co-Director
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Fellowship Program Director, Section of Gastroenterology
Boston Medical Center

Needs Statement

In recent years there has been a growing appreciation of the need for endoscopy teachers to be formally trained how to teach procedures utilizing evidence-based educational principles. In response, this workshop was developed to provide endoscopy educators with the rationale and skills to offer more formalized endoscopy training using a one hour interactive lecture.


Target Audience

Physicians and Endoscopy Educators.



Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Use standardized language for verbal instruction during an endoscopysession
  • Recognize potential sources of cognitive load during endoscopy training
  • Deconstruct tasks during colonoscopy in order to better teach trainees
  • Set appropriate goals with trainees before an endoscopy session
  • Monitor and correct any ergonomic errors in the endoscopy trainee
  • Give specific and timely feedback to trainees after an endoscopy session



Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Faculty Disclosure

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals, and their spouses/partners, involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.

Christopher Huang, MD and Sharmeel K Wasan, MD have no relevant financial relationships to disclose and do not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Planning Committee
Naomi Moeller, Jody Walker, MS and Julie White, MS, CHCP of Boston University School of Medicine Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office have no relevant financial relationships.