Department of Medicine

Annual GI and Hepatology Board Review Course

Master
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Assessment Cancellation

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Efforts to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, have resulted in the cancellation of events sponsored by and hosted at Baylor College of Medicine. 

Please note that ABIM has canceled all spring assessments and will offer fall assessments as planned. Physicians who are currently certified and have an MOC requirement in 2020 will have until the end of 2021 to complete it. Please go to the ABIM website for updates on COVID-19.

If you have questions, please contact us at baylorgi@bcm.edu.

Next Board Course. Date: Fall 2021 Location: To be determined.

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Needs Statement

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This course is designed for physicians, trainees, and health professionals with interest or clinical practice in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This course will serve as an update on the latest diagnostic and therapeutic issues in GI and Hepatology.

This program has been developed using a combination of lecture and case based curriculumdesigned to serve as an intensive review tool for GI and Hepatology Board Certification/ Re-Certification Examination in 2020.

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Target Audience

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Physicians, trainees, and health professionals with interest or clinical practice in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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Objectives

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At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize the strategies for the management of IBS-D
  • Discuss early detection of esophageal cancer and effective screening methods for high risk patients
  • Identify tailored approaches to optimizing medical therapy in inflammatory bowel disease
  • Discuss current therapy options for patients with viral hepatitis and drugs in the clinical development pipeline
  • Discuss the management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and implement the appropriate management strategies in clinical practic
  • Identify appropriate diagnostic testing and treatment for H. pylori infection
  • Implement treatment algorithms for clarithromycin resistant H pylori infection
  • Interpret the results of Hepatitis B serologic testing and apply to determine appropriate treatment
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Educational Methods

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  • Lecture
  • Case Study
  • Question and Answer Session
  • Audience Response System
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Evaluation

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An evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

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Accreditation/Credit Designation

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AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABIM MOC Credit Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 18.25 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.