Ikuo Hirano, MD, AGAF

Tedra Gray, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC

Greg Sayuk, MD, MPH, AGAF

Laurie Keefer, PhD, AGAF

Meena Prasad, MD

Sonia Kupfer, MD

Kimberly Kearns, MS, ANP-BC

Accredited by

American Gastroenterological Association

Course Description

- Outline a pragmatic approach to the evaluation of dysphagia including the appropriate use of endoscopy, manometry and barium swallow.
- Identify cost-effective and pragmatic approach to diagnosing IBS and newest therapeutics (FODMAPS diet,
pharmacologic therapies, etc.).
- Compare modalities to diagnose cirrhosis (including
non-invasive tests).
- When to refer to a transplant center.
- Current epidemiology of transplantation.
- Define psychosocial treatments and their utility within GI including IBD.
- Discuss current and potential concerns faced by NPs and PAs working in GI practices with practical advice on addressing them
- Discuss the diagnosis and management of Crohn's disease.
- Report emerging therapies for management of ulcerative colitis.
- Review consensus definitions of genetic syndromes associated with colorectal cancer, including FAP and HNPCC, when to suspect them, when to refer and screening and surveillance protocols.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.25 Credits
Release Date:2020-Jun-18
Expiration Date:2021-Jun-30
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour 20 minutes
Registration Required:Yes

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