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2016 Postgraduate Course Online Sessions

Postgraduate Course Resources


Order the on-demand online sessions from the 2016 AGA Postgraduate Course: Cognitive and Technical Skills for the gastroenterologist to learn immediately applicable information and new advances that will enhance you confidence when making decisions for your patients.

The online sessions will contain several hours of in-depth educational content that includes:

  • All general sessions.
  • All clinical challenge sessions.
  • All lunch breakout sessions.

After experiencing the sessions, test your knowledge by completing the associated quizzes and earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (CME) as well as maintenance of certification (MOC) points. MOC and CME will expire on Aug. 31, 2018, for this product.

Minimum system requirements :

With the Absorb website's interface now capable of being displayed on a multitude of devices, the only system requirements for the online sessions are an Internet connection and a modern web browser.

Combine the online sessions and course USB, and save up to $35:

Combo package


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View all of the 2016 AGA Postgraduate Course Resources.



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.


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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