The University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Review

This comprehensive review covers the latest in the management of gastrointestinal diseases, including endoscopic therapy, surgical intervention, and screening.

This activity draws from the expertise of the University of Chicago’s internationally and nationally renowned physicians, who will help you to better:

  • Keep up with the latest advancements regarding the biology and treatment of patients with digestive diseases
  • Apply new knowledge in GI, hematology, and nutrition with this review in gastroenterology
  • Integrate current guidelines into daily practice when preventing and managing digestive diseases

Learning Objectives and Target Audience

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Evaluate up-to-date evidence-based medical practices in the diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases;
  • Identify patients that can benefit from liver transplantation using the latest scientific evidence;
  • Describe strategies to screen for, treat, and manage colorectal cancer and polyps;
  • Recognize the role of emerging technologies for medical and surgical management of gastrointestinal diseases;
  • Apply new knowledge to challenging cases in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition;
  • Compare therapeutic options available to patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
This activity has been planned for Gastroenterologists, Surgeons, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Residents/Fellows.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.75 Participation
Activity opens: 
07/15/2017
Activity expires: 
07/14/2020
COURSE DIRECTORS
  Sonia Kupfer, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic



  Konstantin Umanskiy, MD
  Assistant Professor of Surgery
  Program Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency Program
  Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
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.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
07/15/2017
Activity expires: 
07/14/2020

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