Practical Gastroenterology: An Update for Primary Care in 2019

Practical Gastroenterology: An Update for Primary Care in 2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 7:00am - 3:15pm

Gastroenterological disorders occupy a large part of any primary care provider’s practice and are also an increasingly common reason for in-patient consultation. Planned by primary care professionals and gastroenterologists, this conference offers an engaging way for practitioners and students interested in gastroenterology and hepatology to stay up to date.

Designed for

Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Hospitalists, Gastroenterologists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, GI Technologists, Fellows, Residents, Students and Other Interested Healthcare Providers

Jointly Provided By

Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Office of Continuing Education
CHI Health

Purpose

Attendees will learn about the cost-effective management of common gastrointestinal disorders and expand their knowledge on key topics in gastroenterology and hepatology, including gastroenterology essentials and emergencies. Clinical vignettes and audience response will provide immediate feedback on knowledge acquired during the conference.

Objectives

Session I

  • Discuss the management of esophageal dysphagia
  • Describe the evaluation of patients with heartburn refractory to proton pump inhibitors
  • Review the latest updates Barrett’s esophagus and the important role of the primary car practitioner

Session II

  • Summarize the management of dyspepsia
  • Discuss key complications of cirrhosis and the role of the primary care practitioner in the multidisciplinary management of patients with compensated and decompensated cirrhosis
  • Review basic fact and concepts in Gastroenterology

Session III

  • Outline the evaluation of patients with abnormal liver tests
  • Summarize the indications for treatment of chronic hepatitis B
  • Review the latest therapies for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C genotype 1

Session IV

  • Describe the multidisciplinary management of fecal incontinence
  • Discuss the evaluation and management of constipation
  • Describe the evaluation of patients with diarrhea and the indications for specialist referral
  • Recognize the extraintestinal complications of inflammatory bowel disease and their relationship with disease activity
  • Apply colon cancer screening and surveillance guidelines to patients at average and high risk for the development of colon cancer
  • Review common gastrointestinal emergencies

Schedule

7 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

7:20 a.m.
Welcome, Program Overview and Audience Response System Training
Sandeep Mukherjee, MD, MPH, FRCPC

Session I
Moderator: Kalyana C. Nandipati, MD, FACS

7:30 a.m.
Evaluating Esophageal Dysphagia: EGDs and Beyond 

Abdullah Abdussalam, MD

7:50 a.m.
Heartburn Not Responsive to Proton Pump Inhibitors: What Are the Next Steps? 

Subhash Chandra, MBBS

8:10 a.m.
Topic of Special Interest: Barrett’s Esophagus

Subhash Chandra, MBBS

8:30 a.m.
Session I Q&A

Session II

Moderator: Sandeep Mukherjee, MD, MPH, FRCPC

8:45 a.m.
Dyspepsia

Erin T. Jenkins Wessling, MD

9:05 a.m.
ABC’s of Cirrhosis: What PCPs Need to Know

Sandeep Mukherjee, MD, MPH, FRCPC

9:25 a.m.
Topic of Special interest: Gastroenterology Essentials 

Sirish Rao, MD
Jahnavi Koppala, MBBS

9:45 a.m.
Session II Q&A


10 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

Session III

Moderator: Jason E. Lambrecht, MD, PharmD

10:15 a.m.
Abnormal Liver Tests

Rajani Rangray, MD

10:35 a.m.
Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in 2019

Sandeep Mukherjee, MD, MPH, FRCPC

10:55 a.m.
Topic of Special Interest: Hepatitis C

Sandeep Mukherjee, MD, MPH, FRCPC

11:15 a.m.
Session III Q&A

11:30 a.m.
Lunch and Visit Exhibits

Session IV

Moderator: Bruce L. Houghton, MD, FACP

12:30 p.m.
Fecal Incontinence

Devi Mukkai Krishnamurthy, MBBS

12:50 p.m.
Constipation: When to Refer to Gastroenterology

Haitam Buaisha, MBBCh

1:10 p.m.
Diarrhea with Negative C. Difficile Testing: What Next? 

Erin T. Jenkins Wessling, MD

1:30 p.m.
Extraintestinal Manifestations of IBD 

Rajani Rangray, MD

1:50 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

2:05 p.m.
Colon Cancer Screening: Past, Present and Future 

Abdullah Abdussalam, MD

2:15 p.m.
Topic of Special Interest: GI Emergencies

Meghana Vellanki, MD
Haitam Buaisha, MBBCh

2:45 p.m. 
Session IV Q&A


3:15 p.m.
Evaluation and Adjournment


Education Credit

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 6.5 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacy
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). Practical Gastroenterology: An Update for Primary Care in 2019 is accredited for 6.5 hours for completion of all CE Sessions. Practical Gastroenterology: An Update for Primary Care in 2019 is a knowledge-based activity.

AAFP
This Live Activity, Practical Gastroenterology: An Update for Primary Care in 2019, with a beginning date of 08/24/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and CHI Health.  Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Registration

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners: $100
Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals: $75
Fellows, Residents, Students: Free

Refund less $25.00 if cancelling by Friday, August 16, 2019.
No refund after Friday, August 16, 2019

CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center–Bergan Mercy
7710 Mercy Rd
Conference Room 11661 A, B and C
Omaha, NE 68124
United States