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Selecting Optimal Antiangiogenic Strategies for Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma

STATEMENT OF NEED Hepatocellular carcinoma is the sixth most common tumor globally, with an increasing incidence in the United States and Europe. The malignancy is the third leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide and the leading cause of death in patients with cirrhosis. Approximately 40,710 new cases are diagnosed in the United States annually and 28,920 people die of the disease. Patients with HCC continue to have a dismal prognosis, with a 5-year survival rate of 18%. This is du...
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and i3 Health

Internal Medicine Recent Advances, June 18-22, 2018

This course will cover major advances and state-of-the-art reviews in the diagnosis and treatment of adults and features presentations providing the latest information in virtually every area of medicine. Designed for internists, family medicine practitioners and clinicians of all specialties who treat adults, participants will find this course useful, interesting and applicable to their practice. To provide important diversification for numerous physicians who attend every year, topics vary a...
Medical College of Georgia

Recurrent C. difficile Infection: Expert Perspectives on Impacting Clinical Outcomes and Economics

This CME activity addresses the management of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), including identification of at-risk patients, evidence-based treatment, and its economic impact. In this text-based interview, two faculty will discuss their approaches to the prevention and management of recurrent CDI. This is the second in a series of five educational activities on CDI to be released in 2017. This activity is intended for gastroenterologists, infectious disease specialists, and...
ACHL

Board Vitals Gastroenterology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program

The Board Vitals Gastroenterology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program covers all of the subjects covered on the board exams: Colon, Esophagus, Hereditary Cancer Syndromes, Hepatology, Small Intestine, Stomach, Duodenum, Biliary Tract, ID, Pancreas and Nutrition.  The BoardVitals Gastroenterology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program offers 600 questions, answers, and detailed explanations.
Board Vitals

Treatment of Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess strategies for treatment initiation, monitoring, and optimization to individualize care in patients with IBD, including consideration of current guidelines and quality measures for screening and treatment.
Vindico Medical Education

Topics in Gastroenterology and Pulmonology for PCP's Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Evaluation of the Asymptomatic Patient with Abnormal LFT's on Routine Testing ◾The participant will be able to interpret and work up the abnormal liver tests on routine testing. 2.The Gas We Pass or Clearing the Air About Fatulance ◾To better understand the Physiology of gas in the GI Tract; to enable better diagnosis and treatment of this common problem. 3.Less Common Causes of Liver Disease, not Alcohol-Case Studies ◾Improve the knowledge of non- Alcohol related liver diseases ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Taking Action Against Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Counseling Patients on Serological Results

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a largely undetected and untreated disease in the United States. Only 33% of the estimated one million Americans living with HBV are aware that they are infected, placing them at risk for spreading the infection to others, and developing liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). As a result, HBV infection is the most common reason for liver transplantation. Primary care providers are not adequately screening at-risk patients for HBV in...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Taking Action Against Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Determining Which Patients to Treat or Monitor

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a largely undetected and untreated disease in the United States. Only 33% of the estimated one million Americans living with HBV are aware that they are infected, placing them at risk for spreading the infection to others, and developing liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). As a result, HBV infection is the most common reason for liver transplantation. Primary care providers are not adequately screening at-risk patients for HBV in...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Deep Remission, Mucosal Healing, and Top-Down Treatment Strategies in Ulcerative Colitis: An Infographic Journey

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease with a progressive course characterized by exacerbations and remissions. Traditionally, the goals of therapy for UC have entailed resolution of clinical symptoms such as rectal bleeding, bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, pain, and fatigue. However, treatment goals for UC have evolved to a treat-to-target strategy with targets such as mucosal/endoscopic healing, histologic healing, or deep remission (i.e., clinical, biochemical, and endo...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Deep Remission, Mucosal Healing, and Top-Down Treatment Strategies in Ulcerative Colitis: An Infographic Journey

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease with a progressive course characterized by exacerbations and remissions. Traditionally, the goals of therapy for UC have entailed resolution of clinical symptoms such as rectal bleeding, bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, pain, and fatigue. However, treatment goals for UC have evolved to a treat-to-target strategy with targets such as mucosal/endoscopic healing, histologic healing, or deep remission (i.e., clinical, biochemical, and endo...
Slack Inc.

Practical Reviews in Gastroenterology

Practical Reviews in Gastroenterology keeps you informed of the most important research and clinical findings published in Gastroenterology each month. Each issue contains: downloadable audio of up to 22 articles summarized and reviewed; downloadable PDF of written reviews with Take-Home Pearls that reinforce the audio material and give you a valuable reference for instant recall by subject; and self-assessment online quizzes to highlight key points and reinforce what you've learned.
Practical Reviews

14-Night Northern Isles CME Cruise - Updates in Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Palliative Care

Updates in Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Palliative Care 14-Night Northern Isles CME Cruise August 5-19, 2018 Onboard the ms Koningsdam 4 DAYS IN ICELAND & 2 DAYS IN NORWAY! Presenting Faculty: Dr. Nicola MacPherson Dr. Petr Polasek Dr. Christian Turbide Amsterdam, The Netherlands ● South Queensferry (Edinburgh), Scotland, UK ● Invergordon (Inverness), Scotland, UK ● Reykjavik, Iceland ● Isafjordur, Iceland (& Scenic Cruising) ● Akureyri, Iceland (& Sce...
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

J-Pouch Surgery: Expected Outcomes and Long-Term Complications

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess the most appropriate medical and surgical treatment options for induction and maintenance of remission in mild-to-moderate and moderate-to-severe inflammatory bowel disease.
Vindico Medical Education

Treatment of Mild to Moderate Crohn’s Disease

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to evaluate strategies for treatment initiation, monitoring, and optimization to individualize care in patients with IBD, including consideration of current guidelines and quality measures for screening and treatment.
Vindico Medical Education

The Brigham Board Review in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Topics covered in The Brigham Board Review in Gastroenterology and Hepatology include: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Upper GI Bleeding, Malabsorption, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Diverticulitis, Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Cancer, Acute Liver Failure, Portal Hypertension, Sclerosing Cholangitis, GI Board Review Practice and many others. The Brigham Board Review in Gastroenterology and Hepatology is aimed at gastroenterologists or gastroenterology tr...
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Updates in the Treatment and Prevention of C. difficile: Hospital Perspectives

This CME activity addresses hospital perspectives on C. difficile infection such as surveillance, preventive strategies and tailoring therapy to disease severity and patient factors. In this video-based interview, two faculty will discuss their approaches to the prevention and management of CDI and recurrent CDI in the hospital setting. This is the third in a series of five educational activities on CDI to be released in 2017. This activity is intended for gastroenterologists, infectious d...
ACHL

2018 Advances in GI & Hepatology: Live Endoscopy and More

Join experts from across the spectrum of GI care for this update on gastrointestinal and hepatological diseases and their management. This course features live therapeutic endoscopy cases where participants see, hear and interact with renowned endoscopists treating complex GI conditions in real time; using a variety of advanced endoscopic procedures and novel state-of-the-art technologies that may obviate the need for surgical intervention. Live cases will be transmitted in high-definition ...
Virginia Mason

4th Annual Gastroenterology and Hepatology Update: Debates on Current Controversies

This course will provide the latest, state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis and management of common disorders such as esophageal cancer, eosinophilic esophagitis, anti-coagulation, obesity, acute pancreatitis, hereditary aspects of gastrointestinal cancer, cirrhosis and portal hypertension, cholestatic and autoimmune liver disorders, hepatitis B and C, and controversies in liver transplantation. The intended audience includes gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, and advance...
Mayo Clinic

Topics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology Western Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Ace the Case: A 52-Year-Old Black Female Who Presented to Her Primary Care Physician (PCP) With Increasing Fatigue and Muscle Aches

This educational activity will utilize a case study to discuss a 52-year-old black female who presented to her primary care physician (PCP) with increasing fatigue and muscle aches.
Slack Inc.

Mayo Clinic Pancreatic and Hepato-Biliary Cancer Symposium 2018

Nationally and internationally renowned faculty bring you a state-of-the-art update on the latest multi-disciplinary care for patients with hepato-biliary and pancreatic cancers. There will also be a focus on emerging immuno-oncology and molecular profiling options.
Mayo Clinic

Biosimilars: A New Era of Gastroenterology Management Considerations Part 1: Fundamentals

Biosimilars are here! Do you know how to use them? This recording of a live meeting shares the experience and knowledge of a physician, a nurse and a pharmacist in the use of biosimilars in the GI clinic. Tools are provided to guide the clinician in shared decision making to provide the most up-to-date information to their patients.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Topics in Primary Care and Gastroenterology Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Bootcamp for Elevated Liver Function Tests ◦Describe why fatty liver disease is becoming the number one source of cirrhosis and hepatoma in the US ◦Manage the treatment of fatty liver 2.Celiac Disease, or Something Else? ◦State the usefulness of celiac genetic testing 3.Clinical Dilemmas in GI Bleeding ◦Identify the risk factors that leads to GI bleeding 4.Colon Cancer Prevention 2018 ◦Define the best practices that lead to colon cancer prevention 5.Dysphasia/D...
Continuing Education, Inc

Board Vitals Gastroenterology CME Self-Assessment Program

Board Vitals Gastroenterology CME Self-Assessment Program • Complete your Gastroenterology Continuing Medical Education hours quickly and easily • Access to more than 700 questions targeted to the ABIM Gastroenterology Recertification Exam • Answer GI questions correctly to earn CME and MOC credits • Correct your responses as you go to meet accreditation requirements • Earn credits anytime from your smart phone or computer
Board Vitals

IDA in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Pathology, Treatment Options, and the Risks of Underdiagnosis.

This activity will discuss the unique clinical relationship between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA), including the role IBD pathology plays in blocking optimal iron absorption. Many IBD patients contend with multiple challenges and comorbidities that all can directly or indirectly lead to IDA and subsequent poor outcomes. A leading gastroenterologist will discuss IDA-related diagnostic challenges, treatment options, and management protocols for IBD patients. ...
ACHL

Topics in Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Gastroenterology Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Celiac disease ◦Recognize presenting symptoms of celiac disease. ◦List conditions associated with increased risk of celiac disease. ◦Describe diagnostic process for celiac disease. ◦Identify benefits of gluten free diet in celiac disease. 2.Liver profile ◦Describe presenting symptoms in pediatric liver disease. ◦Classify symptoms into pathophysiological groups. ◦List differential diagnosis for main pathophysiologic group 3.Genetic and metabolic liver disease ◦Lis...
Continuing Education, Inc

Biosimilars: A New Era of Gastroenterology Management Considerations Part II: Biosimilars and Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Biosimilars are here! Do you know how to use them? This recording of a live meeting shares the experience and knowledge of a physician, a nurse and a pharmacist in the use of biosimilars in the GI clinic. Interactive cases give the learner the opportunity to make treatment decisions for our patient.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Translating Recent Research into Clinical Decisions for C. difficile: Selection of Therapy

In this text-based interview, Dr. Sahil Khanna will review recent published studies and data from national meetings that may impact selection of therapy for C. difficile and its recurrence. In addition to his own research, Dr. Khanna will review highlights from IDWeek 2017, ACG2017, and the International C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO. This is the fourth in a series of five CME activities on CDI to be released in 2017. Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is associated with...
ACHL

IDA Pathology, Etiology, and the Role of Hepcidin Across At-Risk Patient Populations

Iron-deficiency anemia is a widespread condition affecting multiple patient populations, which can range from elderly patients and women of childbearing age to cancer patients, chronic kidney disease patients, and persons with gastroenterological conditions such as IBD, among others. IDA also affects populations not traditionally screened for iron deficiency, such as those with certain cardiovascular conditions such as congestive heart failure and cardiomyopathy. In this activity, a leading he...
ACHL

Highlights of the IBD Summit for Fellows

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic, frequently progressive condition that affects approximately 1 to 1.3 million people in the United States. The outcomes of patients with IBD are diminished by multiple factors, including uncertainty about approaches to diagnosis, assessment, and treatment, as well as a lack of knowledge about available therapies. It is important that gastroenterology fellows are adequately trained in the pathophysiology, classification, and clinical management of I...
Slack Inc.

Overcoming Barriers and Best Practices for Use of Biosimilars: Conversations Between Physicians and Pharmacists

As more biosimilars are approved for use in the United States, all members of the multidisciplinary care team will require education about the appropriate incorporation of biosimilars into treatment paradigms. Currently, many providers lack knowledge about how biosimilars differ from their reference product as well as the regulatory processes by which biosimilars are approved. In this activity, expert faculty will summarize the current regulations for the manufacture and interchangeability of ...
Slack Inc.

But How Similar is it? What You Need to Know and What to Tell Your Patients About Biosimilars

As more biosimilars are approved for use in the United States, all members of the multidisciplinary care team will require education about the appropriate incorporation of biosimilars into treatment paradigms. Currently, many providers lack knowledge about how biosimilars differ from their reference product as well as the regulatory processes by which biosimilars are approved. Expert faculty will summarize the current regulations for the manufacture and interchangeability of a biosimilar with ...
Slack Inc.

Addressing Common Patient Concerns Regarding Biosimilars

As more biosimilars are approved for use in the United States, greater emphasis is needed on educating patients about their treatment options, the use of biosimilars, and shared decision-making between patients and their providers. In this CME activity, expert faculty and a patient advocate will discuss issues and concerns expressed by patients who are about to start treatment with a biosimilar product or are to be switched from an originator product to a biosimilar. The patient advocate will ...
Slack Inc.

MKSAP 17 Audio Companion Q&A: The American College of Physicians and Oakstone Program

Order this supplement to the MKSAP 17 Audio Companion and hear discussions focused on 500 MKSAP questions not covered in the main Audio Companion. It is a comprehensive Q&A that takes your learning even further and provides an opportunity to earn up to an additional 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  The MKSAP 17 Audio Companion Q&A is available only with the purchase of the 11-section Audio Companion. Topics include: Cardiovascular Medicine, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Hematol...
CMEInfo

MKSAP 17 Audio Companion: The American College of Physicians Program

The MKSAP 17 Audio Companion is made up of audio interviews with expert contributors from the country's leading medical facilities and teaching institutions. Listening to the MKSAP 17 Audio Companion helps to prepare you for ABIM certification or maintenance of certification. Topics include: Cardiovascular Medicine, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Hematology, Oncology, Neurology, Rheumatology and the full range of internal medicine subjects.
CMEInfo

Topics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology Western Caribbean Cruise January 2019

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Ace the Case: A 52-Year-Old Male with Type 2 Diabetes Presents with Moderate Esophageal Reflux

This educational activity will utilize a case study to discuss obesity management in a 52-year-old male with T2DM, obesity and multiple comorbidities.
Slack Inc.

Best of IBD Summit for Fellows

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic, frequently progressive condition that affects approximately 1 to 1.3 million people in the United States. There is substantial room for improvement in the care of patients with IBD, as evidenced by a recent study of insurance claims that showed approximately 80% of 32,883 patients with IBD received suboptimal therapy. The outcomes of patients with IBD are diminished by multiple factors, including uncertainty about approaches to diagnosis, assessme...
Slack Inc.

Improving Colorectal Cancer Prevention: Latest Advances to Improve Adenoma Detection Rates

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common type of cancer worldwide and second deadliest form of cancer in the United States. Current estimates suggest that up to 25% of adenomas are missed with current colonoscopy technologies, primarily due to poor visualization in folds and other difficult-to-detect areas. Technological advances in recent years have improved detection rates. This CME activity will review appropriate screening and prevention efforts for the early detection of patients ...
Slack Inc.

Checkpoint Inhibitors in Gastrointestinal Tumors: The Latest Evidence on Safety, Efficacy, and Biomarkers

The genomes of cancers deficient in mismatch repair (MMR) contain extremely high numbers of somatic mutations. Analysis of recent clinical studies have demonstrated that colorectal cancers with mismatch repair deficiency (dMMR) and other advanced dMMR cancers are sensitive to immune checkpoint blockade with PD-1 antibodies, and that mutational burden correlates with treatment response. These findings have led to the recent approval of two immune checkpoint inhibitors for the treatment of micro...
Slack Inc.

Penn Radiology Oncologic Imaging: Optimizing Patient Care (Streaming Online & DVD-ROM)

Penn Radiology joins forces with its experts in Nuclear Medicine, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Radiation and Interventional Oncology to present this comprehensive review of Oncologic Imaging. Best practices and clinical correlates will be discussed, with two detailed sessions dedicated to CT screening for lung cancer. Credits for this program can be applied toward your Self Assessment CME Requirements for ABR Maintenance of Certification. Topics: CT Screening for Lung Cancer, State of th...
Meetings By Mail®

Ace the Case: A 65-Year-Old White Female Presents to Primary Care Physician with Abdominal Pain 2 Years After Having Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery

The education activity will utilize a case study to assess the cause of abdominal pain in a 65-year-old woman who underwent gastric bypass surgery two years ago.
Slack Inc.

Topics in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Adult/Pediatric Emergency Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Celiac disease ◦Identify risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for celiac disease 2.C. difficile colitis ◦Define risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for C. difficile colitis 3.Eosinophilic esophagitis ◦Describe risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis 4.Fulminant hepatic failure ◦Cite risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for fulminant hepatic failure 5.Update, chronic hepatitis C ◦Identify risk factors...
Continuing Education, Inc

Vaccinations and IBD: Special Considerations and Preventive Measures to Improve Patient Outcomes

The treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been revolutionized by using immunomodulatory agents that are effective in controlling disease activity. However, these agents also cause an increased risk of new infections or reactivation of latent infections. Immunosuppressed patients have an increased risk of severe viral infections, and national and international vaccination guidelines have been developed to decrease the mortality risk associated with these infections. In addition, the...
Slack Inc.

Ace the Case: A 55-Year-Old Woman with Intermittent Episodes of Lightheadedness and Excessive Fatigue

This “Ace the Case” activity will utilize a case study to evaluate a 55-year-old woman, post-gastric bypass surgery, who presents with intermittent episodes of lightheadedness and excessive fatigue.
Slack Inc.

Insights on the 2017 IDSA/SHEA Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults: Focus on Recurrence

In this text-based interview, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt reviews the updated 2017 IDSA/SHEA clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of C. difficile, with a focus on recurrent infection. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Outline risk factors for recurrent C. difficile infection to consider when selecting treatment • Discuss available data on the treatment of recurrent C. difficile and how that data was applied to the updated IDSA/SHEA Clinical Practice ...
ACHL

Pediatric Care Series - Gastroenterology: Oakstone Clinical Update

Topics covered in Pediatric Care Series - Gastroenterology include: Neonatal Cholestasis & Other Causes of Infant Jaundice, Celiac Disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux, GI Bleeding, Pancreatitis and CF, Pediatric GI Emergencies and many others. Pediatric Care Series - Gastroenterology will help you to better: • Recognize the signs and symptoms of various pediatric gastrointestinal diseases • Understand the importance of differential diagnosis in establishing the final diagnosis • Effect...
CMEInfo

UCLA Pediatric Board Review Course: Mattel Children's Hospital and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Board Review

UCLA Pediatric Board Review Course fully prepares you for board exams. Topics include: Radiology, Endocrinology, Behavior & Development, Sexuality, Drug Abuse, Gastroenterology, Ethics, Biostatistics, Test Taking Strategies, Coagulation, Poisoning, Neonatology, Adolescent Mental Health, Infectious Diseases, Immunizations and many more. UCLA Pediatric Board Review Course will help you to: • Prepare for The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) certification and re-certification examinations ...
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Pediatric Care Series Bundle (Gastroenterology, Behavior Disorders, Otolaryngology, Allergy, Dermatology

The Pediatric Care Series Bundle includes these programs: • Pediatric Gastroenterology (10.5 hours of CME) • Pediatric Otolaryngology (10 hours of CME) • Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Behavior and Development (10 hours of CME) • Pediatric Allergy (10.75 hours of CME) • Pediatric Dermatology (10 hours of CME) ORDER NOW AND GET A $1,000 Amazon GIFT CARD. Use coupon code GCPES1K. Gain instant access to more than 50 hours of CME content with the media format that best suits...
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The University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Review: University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Specialty Review (SA-CME)

Studying the University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Review 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
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