NorthShore Gut Club - May 2019

Northfield, IL US
May 2, 2019
This educational activity is designed to provide a platform for participants to discuss current GI advances and management of difficult and unusual GI problems while incorporating emerging diagnostic and therapeutic modalities.

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed to provide a platform to discuss current GI advances and management of difficult and unusual GI problems. This program is geared towards gastroenterologists and surgeons as well as other healthcare providers interested in gastroenterological diseases.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss and evaluate the pros and cons of checking venous ammonia levels in cirrhotic patients.
  • Discuss and evaluate the pros and cons of routinely analyzing genetic tumors in the pre- treatment evaluation of hepatocellular cancer.
  • Discuss and evaluate the pros and cons as to whether all chronic HBV patients should undergo biannual HCC surveillance.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Jennifer Wertheimer
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(847) 570-1258
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Participation
Event starts: 
05/02/2019 - 6:30pm
Event ends: 
05/02/2019 - 8:30pm
Activity opens: 
05/02/2019
Activity expires: 
08/02/2019
Happ Inn
305 N Happ Road
Northfield, IL 60093
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 847-570-1258 or via email at jwertheimer@northshore.org.
 

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

COURSE DIRECTOR
  Omar Khan, MD
  Division of Gastroenterology
  Assistant Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
 
 
 

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
 
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
Registration: RSVP is required as space is limited.
RSVP by telephone at (847) 570-1258 or click on the email link below.
 
 
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