Table 1

Gastroenterology curriculum 2010

To be aware of the health consequences and different management strategies for obesity and to be able to identify and manage the complications of such treatments
Knowledge Assessment methods GMP
Describes the risks associated with obesityESEGH1
Describes the interactions in the community which may help in the prevention/early intervention in populations at risk of obesityCbD1
Describes the dietary, pharmacological, and surgical techniques (including anatomical reconfiguration) for managing obesity and their associated medical and nutritional complicationsESEGH1
Investigates and appropriately manages (in conjunction with surgical and dietetic colleagues) patients admitted with complications from bariatric surgeryCbD1,3
  • Cbd, case based discussion; ESEGH, European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.