20th Annual GI & Liver Course Managing & Avoiding Complications What to do When Things Go Wrong!
March 27, 2021 - March 28, 2021
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.
Gastroenterologists, hepatologists, internists, primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, medical trainees and students.
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
Lecture, Small Group Breakout Session, Question and Answer Session, Panel Discussion
Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.
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.
ABIM MOC Credit
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 approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.This continuing nursing education activity awards up to 11.50 contact hours.
This includes 0.50 out of the 2.0 contact hours required for Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics Continuing Nursing Education Requirement.
This program is not yet approved for PA CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 11.50 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined.
- 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