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Advances in Digestive Diseases 2014

Einstein Healthcare Network & Temple Health System

Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 1:45 PM

Advances in Digestive Diseases 2014

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Registration Fee (Physician)
!!On-site registration is available Saturday, 5/31 8:00am Pre-registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest in this valuable program!!
Ended $35.00 $0.00
Registration Fee (Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, PA-C)
!!On-site registration is available Saturday, 5/31 8:00am Pre-registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest in this valuable program!!
Ended $25.00 $0.00

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Event Details

This CME/CE symposium brings you the highlights from DDW 2014.

The Latest In Gastroenterology: Lumen Meets The Liver (copyright Einstein Healthcare Network)

Target Audience: This activity is designed for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, surgeons, internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, residents and fellows involved in the care of patients with gastrointestinal disorders and/or liver disease. 

Statement of Need: There is an ongoing need to optimize the management of various digestive diseases in order to maximize patient outcomes. It is critical that healthcare professionals who treat patients with disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and liver remain abreast of key findings regarding research, diagnosis and treatment. This program reviews the highlights from Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2014, the largest international gathering of expert physicians, research­ers and acadamians from around the world presenting the latest advances in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. This activity will educate learners on the ap­propriate use of Direct acting antivirals for hepatitis C, antimotility agents for gastroparesis, and endoscopic tools for biliary obstruction. The content provided will enable learners to maintain a level of familiarity and comfort with both new and existing clinical data in order to prescribe the optimal course of treatment for their patients.


 8:00 - 8:30am           Registration / Continental Breakfast

 8:30 - 8:40am           Welcome/ Introduction of Course Co-Chairs
                                   Victor J. Navarro, MD

 8:40 -  9:10am          Update on Gastrointestinal Imaging
                                   Susan L. Summerton, MD

 9:10 -  9:40am          What's Moving in GI Motility & Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
                                   Henry P. Parkman, MD

 9:40 - 10:10am         Strategies for Anorectal Disorders
                                   Benjamin Krevsky, MD, MPH

10:10 - 10:25am         Morning Break

10:25 - 11:10am         The Latest in Liver Disease:
                                    Part I- Recent Advances in the Management of Hep B and C

                                    Part II- Liver Disease Beyond Viral Hepatitis
                                    Eyob L. Feyssa, MD, MPH, FACP

11:10 - 11:40am          What's New in the Management of Esophageal Disease    

                                     Philip O. Katz, MD, FACG

11:40 - 12:25pm          Luncheon

12:25 -   1:10pm          Progress in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
                                     Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD

 1:10 -  1:40pm            Update in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
                                     Oleh Haluszka, MD

 1:40 -  1:45pm            Closing Remarks     
                                     Victor J. Navarro, MD

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, the participants should be able to:

  • Recognize signs of inflammatory bowel disease on CT Enterography studies. 
  • Discuss indications for CT GI Bleeding studies.
  • Describe the new methods to diagnose and the new treatments available for
    GI motility disorders.
  • Discuss the recent advances in clinical management of patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Describe the state-of-the-art therapy for their patients with anorectal disorders.
  • Discuss their practice's ability to care for patients with anorectal disorders.
  • Interpret current evidence for individualizing antiviral therapy choices for chronic hepatitis B and C.
  • List recent evidence in the management of chronic liver disease.
  • Describe the latest advances in prolonged reflux monitoring.
  • Explain the new additions to the Chicago classification for high resolution manometry
  • State the appropriate use of immunosuppressive and other biological therapy for IBD.
  • Recognize and treat the malignant and non-malignant complications of IBD.
  • Recognize and describe the latest advanced endoscopic imaging technologies and how they impact endoscopic therapeutics throughout the GI tract.
  • Confidently recount the evolving novel therapeutic avenues opened by Endoscopic Ultrasound.

Eyob L. Feyssa, MD, MPH, FACP
Director, Viral Hepatitis Program
Einstein Healthcare Network
Philadelphia, PA

leh Haluszka, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Philip O. Katz, MD, FACG
Chairman, Division of Gastroenterology
Einstein Healthcare Network
Philadelphia, PA

Benjamin Krevsky, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Director, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Division of Gastroenterology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Victor J. Navarro, MD
Chairman, Division of Hepatology
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
Einstein Healthcare Network
Philadelphia, PA

Henry P. Parkman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, GI Motility Laboratory
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Susan L. Summerton, MD
Section Chief, Gastrointestinal Radiology
Einstein Healthcare Network
Philadelphia, PA

Continuing Medical Education for Physicians
Accreditation Statement:
Einstein Healthcare Network is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation Statement:
Einstein Healthcare Network designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. Learners must successfully complete the evaluation to be eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Conflict of Interest Statement
: Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by Einstein Healthcare Network are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Statement of Support: This program is sponsored by Einstein Healthcare Network.

Fee: Physicians - $35 / Nurses and Trainees - $25

Continuing Education for Nurses
Nursing Credit Designation Statement:: Einstein Healthcare Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This course is offered for 4.0 contact hours.
Nursing Goal: To educate nurses about advanced liver disease.
Nursing Educational Objective: 
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
       • Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families. 

Upon completion of this program and CE evaluation, a certificate of completion will be issued to you via email within 30 days.

Event Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact Helene Shields prior to the event at (215) 456-2480.

Complimentary Parking Provided: Please see the registration table upon your arrival.

Need lodging?
Please call Marriott reservations at (800) 228 - 9290. Reservations made under "Temple-Einstein" will receive a discounted room rate..

Have questions about Advances in Digestive Diseases 2014? Contact Einstein Healthcare Network & Temple Health System

When & Where

Philadelphia Marriott West
111 Crawford Avenue
Grand Ballroom, First Floor
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 1:45 PM

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