2015-04-09 22:06:35 UTC

Obesity

GI SAM

Duration

Self-Directed

About

GI SAM: Obesity comprises 30 board-style questions highlighting the medical knowledge needed by clinicians to help with the weight management of their patients. By identifying knowledge gaps and providing resources for self-directed learning, this module will serve as a useful tool in studying for the board exam as well as meeting the needs of a life-long learner.

  • Earn up to 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 10 points towards ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC).
  • References for further study.
  • Detailed images to further clarify important points.
  • Can be accessed anytime, anywhere.

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 completing this educational activity, successful learners will be able to:

  • Recognize various issues pertinent to patient's weight management.
  • Comprehend gastroenterology and weight management.

About the Instructors

Module Editors  
Arthur J. DeCross, MD, AGAF
University of Rochester
Amy S. Oxentenko, MD, AGAF, FACP, FACG
Mayo Clinic
Authors  
Danielle E. Marino, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center
Melissa G. Teitelman, MD
Duke University
Daniel M. Wild, MD
Duke University Medical Center
 
Planning Committee  
Christine Marie Granato, MD Daniel M. Wild, MD
Millie D. Long, MD, MPH Jane Onken, MD, MHS, AGAF
Danielle Marino, MD Suzanne Rose, MD, MSEd, AGAF
Melissa G. Teitelman, MD  

CME/MOC Information

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AGA Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education, all faculty and planning partners must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 12 months. The AGA Institute implements a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 10 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points

MOC/CME expiration date: March 30, 2018

Faculty Relationship and Financial Disclosures

Arthur J. DeCross, MD, AGAF
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Christine Granato MD
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Millie D. Long, MD, MPH
Consultant: Abbvie, Salix
Advisory Board: Abbvie
Grant/Research Support: Glaxo Smith Kline

Danielle E. Marino, MD
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Amy S. Oxentenko, MD, AGAF, FACP, FACG
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Melissa G. Teitelman, MD
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Daniel M. Wild, MD
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Planning Committee

Arthur J. DeCross, MD, AGAF
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Jane E. Onken, MD, MHS, AGAF
Member: BMS DMC
Major Stock Shareholder: Merck

Suzanne Rose, MD, MSEd, AGAF
Major Stock Shareholder: Abbott Labs, Baxter International, Johnson & Johnson, Novo Nordisk, Perrigo
Advisory Committees or Review Panels: AAMC

AGA Staff

Maura H. Davis
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Natalie Foster
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Lori N. Marks, PhD
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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