Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Resource Center

The center is dedicated to providing tools and services to nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the field of gastroenterology.


Downloadable Resources

Download and save these podcast recordings from the 2015 NP/PA course to your computer or portable MP3 player. Listen to them for reliable health information. Be sure to download and save the matching slide sets in order to follow along.


Cutting-Edge Gastroenterology: What You Need to Know

Held Aug. 14-16, 2015 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, IL., the course directors (Lena B. Palmer, MD, MSCR, and Sharon L. Dudley-Brown, PhD, FNP-BC, CRNP) designed the content to enhance diagnostic and therapeutic skill sets by reviewing the latest developments in managing patients with a variety of GI disorders.

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Session 1: Esophagus and Stomach

Esophageal Motility and Functional Esophageal Disorders
Presented by: Jennifer Christie, MD

Presented by: C. Prakash Gyawali, MD, MRCP, AGAF

Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome
Presented by: C. Prakash Gyawali, MD, MRCP, AGAF

Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Presented by: Ikuo Hirano, MD, AGAF

Session 2: Colon

Crohn's Disease
Presented by: David Rubin, MD, AGAF

Colorectal Cancer Syndromes
Presented by: Barbara H. Jung, MD, AGAF

Ulcerative Colitis
Presented by: David Rubin, MD, AGAF

Session 3: Liver

Cirrhosis and Transplantation
Presented by: Paul H. Hayashi, MD, MPH

Drug-induced Liver Disease
Presented by: Paul H. Hayashi, MD, MPH

Session 4: Breakouts

Inpatient Management of Common GI Conditions
Presented by: Sandee Bernklau, MSN, FNP, BC

Challenges in IBD
Presented by: Sharon Dudley-Brown, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN

Challenges in Celiac Disease
Presented by: Adam C. Stein, MD

Session 5: Pancreas and Functional Bowel Disorders

Endoscopic Management of Necrotizing Pancreatitis
Presented by: Martin Freeman, MD, FASG

Pancreatic Cancer
Presented by: Mark Talamonti, MD

Presented by: Rajesh N. Keswani, MD

Presented by: Kimberly M. Persley, MD

Download additional NP/PA podcasts in our archive.



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