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2016 Postgraduate Course Combo Package

Postgraduate Course Resources

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Order the 2016 AGA Postgraduate Course USB/online session combo package and receive up to $35 off of the regular combined price. Cognitive and Technical Skills for the Gastroenterologist is a clinically focused, multi-topic course that dives into the newest advances in gastroenterology and offers immediately applicable information that will help you in making confident decisions for your patients. 

Features:

  • Online sessions: complete audio track with presentation slides of general and breakout sessions. Earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (CME) as well as maintenance of certification (MOC) pointsMOC and CME will expire on Aug. 31, 2018, for this product.
  • USB: learn on the go and watch presentations when your Internet connection is limited.

Purchase the online sessions and USB separately:

Online sessions 

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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Information
The AGA Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The AGA Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 36.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the 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.

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. 

About the Instructors

Course Director: Adil E. Bharucha, MBBS, MD, AGAF
Co-Directors: Edward V. Loftus Jr., MD, AGAF, and Norah Terrault, MD, MPH

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