20th Annual GI & Liver Course Managing & Avoiding Complications What to do When Things Go Wrong!

March 27, 2021 to March 28, 2021

Virtual Conference

March 27, 2021 - March 28, 2021

Needs Statement

Updating practicing physicians and other health professionals in both the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases/conditions is essential to providing quality care leading to improved patient outcomes. The goal of this activity is to review current as well as emerging medical therapies and to outline the most effective ways to integrate this information into clinical practice.

Target Audience

Gastroenterologists, hepatologists, internists, primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, medical trainees and students.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and understand different types of esophageal diverticulums and how to treat them
  • Discuss the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis based on available laboratory and endoscopic ultrasound criteria and how to prevent complications in patients with chronic pancreatitis
  • Summarize the new treatments available for NAFLD and how to prevent progression to cirrhosis
  • Outline how to diagnose microscopic colitis and prescribe the appropriate treatment for the condition
  • Implement the recommended surveillance for patients with gastric intestinal metaplasia, as well as suitable management strategies based on patient’s race

Educational Methods

Lecture, Small Group Breakout Session, Question and Answer Session, Panel Discussion

Activity Evaluation

Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 11.50 ABIM MOC II
  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 11.50 ANCC
  • 11.50 Attendance
  • 0.50 Ethics
  • 11.50 OT/PT
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/27/2021 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
03/28/2021 - 1:00pm CDT
Houston, TX
United States

Conference offered virtually.
Connection information will be emailed to registrants the week of the conference. 


AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentation, Ethics of Using Social Media for your GI Practice, has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 0.50 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.



Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 11.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.



Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This includes 0.50 out of the 2.00 contact hours required for Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics nursing continuing professional development requirement by the Texas Board of Nursing.


Physician Assistant

This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 11.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 3/27/2021 to 3/28/2021. AAPA reference number: CME-202200.

Available Credit

  • 11.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 11.50 ABIM MOC II
  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 11.50 ANCC
  • 11.50 Attendance
  • 0.50 Ethics
  • 11.50 OT/PT


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