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Spring Postgraduate Course Features 30 Breakout Sessions

April 27, 2015

Register for the 2015 postgraduate course and listen to clinical advances in six general sessions, plus one luncheon breakout and one clinical challenge session.

There's still time to register for the 2015 AGA Spring Postgraduate Course, Evidence That Will Change Your Practice: New Advances for Common Clinical Problems, which will be held May 16 and 17 in conjunction with DDW®.

With registration, you can also attend one luncheon breakout and one clinical challenge session. The focused, small-group sessions listed below provide direct access to internationally renowned faculty. 

  Luncheon Breakouts
L101 Anti-Thrombotic Therapy: Management Peri-Procedure and in the Bleeding Patient
L102 Autoimmune Hepatitis: Monitoring and New Treatments
L103 Bariatric Surgery: Managing Before and After the Operation
L104 Celiac and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: Diagnosis, Management and Monitoring
L105 Digital Health for the Gastroenterologist:
What you Need to Know about Apps, Wearable Sensors, and EHRs
L106 Evaluating Obscure Bleeding: Capsule, Enteroscopy and Beyond
L107 Gastroparesis, Nausea and Vomiting
L108 Genetic Liver Diseases: Hemochromatosis and Wilson's Disease
L109 HCV New Treatments: Sorting Out Current Options and Those Coming Soon
L110 Helicobacter Pylori in the Modern Age: How to Find, How to Treat
L111 New Therapies in Liver Disease: FXR Agonists, Antifibrotics and More
L112 Optimizing Colonoscopy: Getting the Prep, Sedation and Post-Procedure Follow-Up
L113 Ph, Manometry and Impedance Monitoring: When to Use Which?
L114 Pregnancy and IBD: How to Manage, Meds to Use/Avoid?
L115 The Lumpy Liver: Sorting Out the Lumps, Nodules and Masses

 

  Clinical Challenge Sessions
C101 Alternative Therapies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
C102 Barrett’s Dysplasia: What to Do, When and How?
C103 Case Studies in Microscopic Esophagitis:  
Reflux or Eosinophilic? How to Discern, How to Treat?
C104 Challenges in Endoscopic Ultrasound: Intriguing Images and Techniques
C105 Collagenous and Lymphocytic Colitis: What to Use and When?
C106 Constipation and Diarrhea: Case Studies on Approaches and What to Do When it Doesn’t Work
C107 Endoscopic Management of Obesity
C108 HCV Treatment: Optimizing Outcomes With Direct Acting Antivirals
C109 Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Case Challenges and Treatment Approaches
C110 Managing the Complicated IBS Patient
C111 Monitoring and Biomarkers in IBD: Do They Change Management?
C112 Optimizing Outpatients with Cirrhosis:  Encephalopathy, Ascites and Preventing Bleeding and Infection
C113 Quality and Colonoscopy: How to Improve Adenoma Detection Rates
C114 The Big Bile Duct Stone: What to Do?
C115 The Post-Op IBD Patient: Preventing Pouchitis and Recurrence

This 1.5-day course is designed to be a rapid way to catch up on the latest treatment advances in GI. You will learn, and take home, practical approaches to treating diseases in the gut, inflammatory bowel disease, esophagus/upper GI conditions, complications of acute pancreatitis, hepatitis B and C, and a variety of colonic disorders.

View the AGA website to read about course faculty, who are some of the world's top experts in the field, and watch a preview video from Jacqueline O’Leary, MD, MPH, AGAF, course co-director. If you are already registered for DDW 2015, but would like to add this course, simply log in to the DDW Registration Resource Center to update.

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