Course Dates: Sept. 13-15, 2019
Location: Mitchell Basic Science Research Building, MD Anderson Onstead Auditorium, 6767 Bertner Avenue Houston, TX 77030

Registration Information

Registration is open. Interested attendees can register now. We will also block off rooms at the Marriott Medical Center. Please contact Roxanne for more information, Roxanne.Desiderio@bcm.edu.

Needs Statement

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 2019.

Target Audience

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

Objectives

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

Educational Methods

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

Evaluation

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

Accreditation/Credit Designation

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.