2018 Update in Gastroenterology & Hepatology
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2018 Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology is a one-day review course that focuses on current approach and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, gastrointestinal cancers, endoscopy and abdominal imaging abnormalities. The format will consist of overview topic presentations and will allow for significant audience interaction with our panelist speakers.The program is targeted toward a nationwide audience of gastroenterologists, internists, medical oncologists, surgeons, nurses, pharmDs and physician assistants. During the afternoon, there will be a parallel session specifically designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmDs, and physician assistants.OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:1. improve awareness in the medical community regarding appropriate colorectal cancer screening.2. gain insight and understanding of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and performance measures for cirrhosis.3. recognize the utility of pancreatic imaging and advanced endoscopy, and identify challenges in the management of chronic pancreatitis.4. describe the quality indicators in managing inflammatory bowel disease.ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center (SUNY) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center Office of CME (OCME) and its affiliates are committed to providing educational activities that are objective, balanced and as free of bias as possible. The OCME has established policies that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. All participating faculty are expected to disclose to the audience, verbally or in writing, any commercial relationships that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations, and unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs and devices. Detailed disclosures will be made verbally and/or in writing during the program. ABIM MOC RECOGNITION STATEMENT Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.5 Medical Knowledge 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 credit.
ADA STATEMENT Special Needs: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, SUNY Downstate Medical Center seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability which might require special accommodations, please contact Selina Adams at 718 270-1113 or e‐mail your needs to c2VsaW5hICEgYWRhbXMgfCBkb3duc3RhdGUgISBlZHU=.
Fees include comprehensive course syllabus, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment break.
Questions? call 718-270-2422 or e-mail us at 718-270-2422.
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