Best of Digestive Disease Week
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Who Should Attend
Purpose and Content
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the Educational Objectives to Core Competencies and be able to:
- Evaluate and treat patients with esophageal disease, gastric/duodenal ulcer disease, upper gastrointestinal disorders, gastrointestinal bleeding, colon disorders (Medical Knowledge, Patient Care)
- Discuss new studies in the area of liver diseases, including hepatitis A, B, C,and E, patients with portal hypertension, hepatocellular cancer, cholestatic liver disease, orthotopic liver transplantation, and others (Medical Knowledge,Patient Care)
- Distinguish and identify the newest and most effective techniques applied in gastrointestinal endoscopy (Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement)
- Recognize the natural history of Barrett’s esophagus and GERD, and describe management strategies (Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement)
- Define the latest in gastrointestinal outcomes research (Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Base Learning and Improvement)
- Illustrate the best strategies for the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills)
- Outline advances in hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases (Medical Knowledge, Patient Care)
- Examine advances in therapeutic and advanced endoscopy, including ERCP, double balloon enteroscopy, capsule endoscopy, stenting, and others (Medical
Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement)
- Each educational objective has been linked to a desirable physician attribute using the ACCME Competencies listed in parentheses.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.