What's New in GI 2019 (RP1902B)

Dallas, TX US
February 16, 2019

This program is designed to provide attendees current information on how to recognize symptoms and use current data to establish diagnosis and formulate the appropriate treatment plans for the management of gastrointestinal diseases. Several topics will be presented at a live, one day symposium through lectures and question and answer sessions by experts in the field of gastroenterology

Target Audience

This course is designed for gastroenterologists, GI surgeons, internists and family practice physicians with an interest in gastroenterology and hepatology.

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish between the types of commonly seen pancreatic cysts, and understand which cysts need surveillance, and when surgical intervention should be considered. 
  • Recognize the differences between celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity, and the role of a gluten-free diet. 
  • Review safety issues in colonoscopy, including updates in polypectomy techniques, management of peri-procedural antithrombotic agents, the role of team-based care (including nursing) in the endoscopy lab. 
  • Utilize the most recent data, recommendations, and guidelines related to management of gastric intestinal metaplasia. 
  • Recognize how the new IBD medications fit in to our known algorithm for managing patients and to understand the potential side effects of each medication. 

                      

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA
  • 6.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/03/2018
Course expires: 
02/10/2020
Event starts: 
02/16/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/16/2019 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$175.00
UT Southwestern Medical Center - T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building
6001 Forest Park Rd.
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

COURSE DIRECTORS:

Kerry Dunbar, MD, PhD
Associate Professor - Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

William Santangelo, MD
Professor - Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

PLANNING COMMITTEE:

Ezra Burstein, MD
Division Chief - Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Nisa Kubiliun, MD
Assistant Professor - Department of Internal Medicine
Clinical Chief - Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
Director of Endoscopy
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Jay Horton, MD
Professor - Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

John Kwon, MD
Associate Professor - Department of Internal Medicine
Director - Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
Director, Clinical and Translational IBD Research Core
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Filoshia Barrow, RN
RNII - Charge Nurse
GI Lab 
Clements University Hospital
Dallas, Texas

Allen Kirby, MBA, BSN, RN
Manager
Clinical Education and Professional Practice
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

 

Physicians:

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas designates this continuing education activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AMA
  • 6.25 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/03/2018
Course expires: 
02/10/2020

Price

Cost:
$175.00
Please login or create an account to take this course.

REGISTRATION




To register:

  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page, click "Register" tab, and select the designated fee.
  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.

Refund Policy:

A $25 handling fee will be deducted from cancellation refunds. Refund requests must be received by email at cmeregistrations@utsouthwestern.edu by February 1, 2019. No refunds will be made thereafter.

**Onsite Registration will be available