Frontiers in Endoscopy 2019

Holyoke, MA US
March 23, 2019

Date & Location:

Saturday, March 23, 2019. Baystate Education Center, 361 Whitney Ave, Holyoke MA.  01040

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Goal:

The goal of this educational activity is to provide opportunity in the area of gastroenterology in the local area..

Provided by:

Baystate Division Health Endoscopy Department and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

This course is designed for gastroenterologists, GI nurses, GI techs, and other allied health care providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe when best to utilize ESD.
  • Describe the care for patients having ESD.
  • Differentiate NAFLD vs. NASH and their clinical implications.
  • Discuss the risk of developing liver cirrhosis.
  • Describe the management of NAFLD and NASH.
  • Describe the essentials of endoscopy in IBD and writing the report.
  • Review Endoscopic scores for IBD.
  • Describe techniques and intervals for surveillance for cancer/dysplasia in IBD.
  • Discuss and learn about important optical techniques to examine the mucosa.
  • Review the efficacy and side effects of ablation techniques.
  • Describe the benefits and limitations of mucosal resection for curing early stage esophageal cancer.
  • Review the normal anatomy, variants and pathophysiology of the biliary tree.
  • Discuss natural history and management of primary sclerosing cholangitis.
  • Discuss endoscopic management of cholangiocarcinoma.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
02/01/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
03/23/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/23/2019 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$95.00
Rating: 
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Program Schedule

7:30Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits  
        
8:00Introduction     
 Michele Harrington, RN, BSN, CGRN   
        
8:05ESD - Best Practices    
 David J. Desilets, MD, PhD    
        
9:05Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
 Nicolas Cal, DO     
        
10:05Refreshment Break and Exhibits    
        
10:30Endoscopy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease   
 Rohit Singhania, MD     
        
11:30Modern Assessment and Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus 
 Vikram Budhjraja, MD    
        
12:30Lunch      
        
1:15Strictures Infrastructure    
 Rony Ghaoui, MD     
        
2:15Adjourn      

 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity. 

None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

Baystate Education Center
361 Whitney Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

There is free surface parking. Park in the upper half of the parking lot which is nearest the Education Center entrance. Enter through the glass foyer at the end of the building.

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Anne Atkins, RN, CGRN
Nurse
Endoscopy Department
Baystate Medical Center

Vikram Budhraja, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Gastroenterologist
Baystate Medical Center

Nicolas Cal, DO
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Gastroenterology Fellow
Baystate Medical Center

David Desilets, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Tufts Universityh School of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Gastroenterologist
Baystate Medical Center

Rony Ghaoui, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Gastroenterologist
Baystate Medical Center

Michele Harrington, RN, BSN, CGRN
Nurse
Endoscopy Department
Baystate Medical Center

Lynn Massoia, MSN, RN-BC
Nurse Educator
Endoscopy Department
Baystate Medical Center

Rohit Singhania, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Gastroenterologist
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/01/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$95.00
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In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Tue, 12/31/2019 - 3:00pm

We appreciate your business and sincerely wish to meet your educational needs.  We understand that the schedule of a busy professional, like yourself, is subject to change.  Therefore, we have included information about our refund/cancellation policies for your convenience below.

Cancellation:
If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242image and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

Refund Policy:
Your refund, less a cancellation fee, will be processed within two (2) weeks from the date we receive the written notification.  For credit card refunds, please allow one to two (1-2) billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.

Specific Aids or Services:
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