Department of Medicine

Annual GI and Hepatology Board Review Course

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Save the Date: Sept. 17-19, 2021

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A course designed for physicians, trainees, and allied health professionals with interest or clinical practice in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This course will serve as an update on latest diagnostic and therapeutic issues in GI and Hepatology. This program has been developed using a combination of lecture and case based curriculum designed to serve as an intensive review tool for GI and Hepatology Board Certification/Re-Certification Examination in 2021.

If you have questions, please contact us at baylorgi@bcm.edu.

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Needs Statement

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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 curriculum designed to serve as an intensive review tool for GI and Hepatology Board Certification/ Re-Certification Examination in 2021.

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Target Audience

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

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Objectives

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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
  • Compare and contrast current therapy options for patients with viral hepatitis and drugs in the clinical development pipeline
  • Develop the appropriate management strategies for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in clinical practice
  • 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 in order to determine appropriate treatment
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Educational Methods

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

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

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Accreditation/Credit Designation

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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
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.