European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Syllabus for Subspecialty Training

Lorenzo D'Antiga, Emanuele Nicastro, Alexandra Papadopoulou, Maria L. Mearin, Christos Tzivinikos, Yvan Vandenplas, Hans van Goudoever, Ulrich Baumann, Riccardo Troncone, Berthold Koletzko
2014 Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - JPGN  
The requirements for and conditions of subspecialty training in paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition (PGHN) are rather variable across European countries. The European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) agreed on a training syllabus aimed to foster a harmonised European PGHN curriculum and to support national PGHN societies and governmental bodies to promote and establish high-quality training programmes and levels of certification in
more » ... certification in the field. The document provides PGHN training prerequisites and objectives and the basic knowledge elements to acquire the clinical, technical, and management skills needed. Guidelines and instruments for self-monitoring and appraisal are proposed, and a logbook is available online. These training standards are a first step towards a European certification and recognition as a specialist in PGHN.
doi:10.1097/mpg.0000000000000464 pmid:24979319 fatcat:knwezrohtngofa6zmxgt326b5i