ASGE guideline on minimum staffing requirements for the performance of GI endoscopy

Laith H. Jamil, Mariam Naveed, Deepak Agrawal, Larissa L. Fujii-Lau, Mohammad Al-Haddad, James L. Buxbaum, Douglas S. Fishman, Terry L. Jue, Joanna K. Law, Jeffrey K. Lee, Bashar J. Qumseya, Mandeep S. Sawhney, Nirav Thosani, Andrew C. Storm, Audrey H. Calderwood, Suryakanth R. Gurudu, Mouen A. Khashab, Julie Yang, Sachin B. Wani

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Abstract

Efforts to increase patient safety and satisfaction, a critical concern for health providers, require periodic evaluation of all factors involved in the provision of GI endoscopy services. We aimed to develop guidelines on minimum staffing requirements and scope of practice of available staff for the safe and efficient performance of GI endoscopy. The recommendations in this guideline were based on a systematic review of published literature, results from a nationwide survey of endoscopy directors, along with the expert guidance of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Standards of Practice Committee members, ASGE Practice Operation Committee members, and the ASGE Governing Board.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)723-729.e17
JournalGastrointestinal endoscopy
Volume91
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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    Jamil, L. H., Naveed, M., Agrawal, D., Fujii-Lau, L. L., Al-Haddad, M., Buxbaum, J. L., Fishman, D. S., Jue, T. L., Law, J. K., Lee, J. K., Qumseya, B. J., Sawhney, M. S., Thosani, N., Storm, A. C., Calderwood, A. H., Gurudu, S. R., Khashab, M. A., Yang, J., & Wani, S. B. (2020). ASGE guideline on minimum staffing requirements for the performance of GI endoscopy. Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 91(4), 723-729.e17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2019.12.002