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2016 Postgraduate Course eSyllabus

Series: Postgraduate Course Resources

Order the eSyllabus from the 2016 AGA Postgraduate Course: Cognitive and Technical Skills for the Gastroenterologist and gain access to a comprehensive outline of six general sessions, 13 clinical challenge sessions and 12 breakout sessions, teaching you critical updates for 2016.

The eSyllabus is provided in an electronic format. With immediate access, it allows you to download all details of the sessions to your smartphone or tablet for greater accessibility. 

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Who Should Take this Course

This activity is intended for gastroenterologists, GI fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health-care professionals who treat GI disorders.

Takeaways

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Balance the application of cognitive and technical skills to best meet the needs of your patients.
  2. Utilize pharmacological, psychological and dietary approaches to manage functional GI disorders.
  3. Appraise the pros and cons of existing and emerging approaches to manage Crohn‘s disease and ulcerative colitis.
  4. Apply evidence-based strategies to manage common esophageal disorders.
  5. Formulate effective approaches for managing acute pancreatitis, biliary strictures and pancreas cysts. 
  6. Comprehend the management of liver diseases, including hepatitis B and C, liver masses, NAFLD and the complications of portal hypertension.
  7. Understand the pathogenesis of common GI cancers and apply rational endoscopic and non-endoscopic approaches to prevent and manage familial and non-familial colon cancer.
  8. Analyze and assimilate the current best practices for managing colonoscopy preparations, and anti-coagulants/anti-platelet agents in the peri-procedure period.
  9. Implement quality-based metrics in clinical practice. 

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