EM1808G "Acute Pancreatitis: Putting Together the Pieces of the Puzzle in 2018" (IM GR-082418)

Purpose and Overview

  1. To provide an update on the most recent literature in the field of acute pancreatitis
  2. To improve the clinical management of patients with acute pancreatitis
  3. To discuss the role of interventional endoscopy in the management of pancreatitis related complications

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Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Define pancreatitis and describe its natural history
  • Describe the approach to management of acute pancreatitis
  • Identify patients at high risk for pancreatitis related complications
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: Nisa Kubiliun, M.D.Nisa Kubiliun, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Director of Endoscopy and Clinical Chief
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases

Dr. Kubiliun received her medical degree from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and also served as Chief Medical Resident at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She returned to Miami to complete her fellowship in Gastroenterology and pursued additional fellowship training in Interventional Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan. She currently serves as Clinical Chief of the Division of Digestive & Liver Diseases and directs the Pancreatic Cancer Prevention Program at UT Southwestern. She is also the director of endoscopy at Clements University Hospital and serves on the Training Committee for the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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