What's New in GI 2020 (RP2002E)

Dallas, TX US
February 15, 2020

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. This course is designed for gastroenterologists, GI surgeons, internists, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses with an interest in gastroenterology.
 

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Target Audience

This activity is intended for providers in the specialties of: 

  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Family Practice
  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery - Colon and Rectal
  • Surgery - Oncology

Educational opportunities for the health care team! 

Participants can earn 6.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an approved 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 activity provides 6.25 contact hour(s).

Learning Objectives

  • Apply the new goals of 'treat to target' for management of patients with IBD. Describe symptoms and care for patients with complex IBD.
  • Identify the etiology of diarrhea caused by medications and commonly ingested foods.
  • Distinguish between the types of commonly seen pancreatic cysts, understand which cysts need surveillance, and when surgical intervention should be considered.
  • Discuss how to reduce risk of cancer in Barrett's esophagus, premalignant conditions of the pancreas, and for patients with a family history of cancer or inherited genetic syndrome.
  • Explain the indications, uses, and contraindications for novel treatments in upper and lower GI bleeding.
  • Describe the different types of bariatric surgery and endoscopic treatments for weight loss.
  • Explain the potential complications and nutrition issues that can occur with bariatric surgery. 
     

REGISTRATION

  • Full-time UTSW Faculty and Fellows Only - Complimentary

  • Physicians and General Registration - $175

  • NP and PA - $75

  • Nurses - $50

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/01/2019
Course expires: 
02/14/2021
Event starts: 
02/15/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/15/2020 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$175.00

TIME

 

TOPIC

SPEAKER

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

 

8:00 AM

8:10 AM

Introduction

Kerry Dunbar, M.D., Ph.D.,
Neha Patel, M.D.

8:10 AM

9:20 AM

Session 1 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

 

 

Therapeutic Targets and Endpoints in IBD Care

David Fudman, M.D.

 

 

Drug-induced Colitis 

Tasneem Ahmed, D.O.

 

 

Complicated Cases in IBD

Tasneem Ahmed, D.O.,
David Fudman, M.D.

9:20 AM

10:30 AM

Session 2 - Diet, Diarrhea, and Drugs

 

 

 

Functional Diarrhea – Causes and Management

Roopa Vemulapalli, M.D.

 

 

Pharmacological Therapies in GI Motility Disorders

Rozina Mithani, M.D.

 

 

Diet and GI Disorders

Neha Patel, M.D.

10:30 AM

10:50 AM

Break

 

10:50 AM

11:45 AM

Session 3 - State of the Art/Keynote speaker

 

 

 

Surveillance and Management of Pancreatic Cysts

Grace H. Elta, M.D.

University of Michigan Gastroenterology

11:45 AM

1:00 PM

Lunch Reception

 

1:00 PM

2:20 PM

Session 4 - Cancer Prevention in GI

 

 

 

Cancer Prevention in Barrett’s Esophagus

Dutch S. Vanderveldt, M.D.

 

 

Controversies in Colon Cancer Screening

Divya Bhatt, M.D.

 

 

Genetics and Cancer Prevention

Sara Pirzadeh-Miller, M.S., CGC

2:20 PM

2:35 PM

Break

 

2:35 PM

3:55 PM

Session 5 - Potpourri of GI Topics

 

 

 

Tricks for GI Bleeding

Balaji Ayyar, M.D.,
Filoshia Barrow, BSN, RN

 

 

Weight Loss Therapies

 

 

 

Bariatric Surgery Pearls – Criteria, Options, Complications

Sara Hennessy, M.D.

 

 

Endoscopic Management of the Bariatric Patient

Anna Tavakkoli, M.D.

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UT Southwestern Medical Center - T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium (NG3.112)
6001 Forest Park Rd.
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Parking: The parking garage is located adjacent to the T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building. The garage entrance is to the right of the front building entrance. Use elevator to third floor and follow direction signs to the conference room.

Program accessibility: We accommodate people with disabilities. Please call 214-648-2166 for more information. To ensure accommodation, please register as soon as possible.

Course Directors:

Kerry Dunbar, M.D., Ph.D.
Section Chief, Dallas VA Medical Center
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Neha Patel, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

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

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum  of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Maintenance of Certification (MOC):

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 6.0 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.

 

Continuing Nursing Education: 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an approved 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 activity provides 6.25 contact hour(s).
 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance

Price

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

REGISTRATION

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED. LIMITED ONSITE REGISTRATION WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE

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 January 24, 2020. No refunds will be made thereafter.

**Limited onsite registration will be available