Principles of Gastroenterology for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant
Aug. 16–18, 2013
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Designed specifically for the diverse needs of the nurse practitioner and physician assistant in the GI practice, attendees will receive in-depth information on GI-specific clinical and practice management issues. In addition to didactic lectures, the program features case-based sessions on managing patients with conditions such as GERD, hepatitis B and C, functional bowel disorders and more. Information gained at the course can be immediately applied in both office and hospital settings.
New this year, attendees will have the opportunity to present cases from their own practice for the expert panel discussion. It will offer the opportunity to engage with physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants from around the country. Attendees will hear directly from the experts on their thoughts and insight for delivering evidence-based, best practice patient care.
Kimberly M. Persley, MD
Texas Digestive Disease Consultants
Kadee I. Watkins, PA-C
Minnesota Gastroenterology, PA
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Assess the role of the GI nurse practitioner and physician assistant in inpatient and outpatient practice.
- Evaluate clinical presentations and treatment options for colon disorders including IBD and IBS.
- Diagnose and manage patients with various liver disorders.
- Differentiate treatment options of esophageal disorders, including GERD, Barrett's esophagus and more.
- Discuss issues involving the pancreas and the role of endoscopic ultrasound.
Online registration ends Aug. 9.
After this date, you must register onsite.
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Not an AGA member? Submit a completed membership application with your course registration and pay the AGA member rate — a $200 savings! This savings alone almost pays for membership ($215).
Course Refund Policy
Written cancellations must be postmarked or faxed to the AGA Institute by July 29, 2013. There will be no refunds after that date. There is a $50 nonrefundable processing fee for all cancellations. Refunds will be processed upon cancellation, minus fee.
Hotel reservation deadline is July 25, 2013.
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Make a Reservation
Room rate: $175 single/double (+16.4% tax)
Make your reservation by calling the number provided above. Be sure to mention that you are attending the Principles of Gastroenterology for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant to receive the discounted rate. Individual reservations require a credit card guarantee. One night's room and tax will be charged if guest cancels after 3 p.m., 72 hours prior to arrival date.
The AGA Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
This program will be submitted to AANP for approval.
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 16.5 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this course.
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