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Gastroenterology Hawaiian Islands Cruise

Continuing Education, Inc

The purpose of this activity is to give participants an update in the diagnostic and therapeutic developments in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Tests
  • Interpret Liver Function Tests in context of chronic liver disease
  • Screening and Evaluation of Chronic Hepatitis B in the Community
    • Recognize the prevalence of HBV infections in the community
    • Apply basic screening tools for diagnosis of HBV infections and interpretation of serologic tests
  • Treatment Guidelines for Hepatitis B
    • Apply management guidelines in treatment consideration of chronic HBV infection
  • Evaluation and Management of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection
    • Recognize patients at risk of disease progression and utilize guidelines for treatment selections
  • Update in non-Alcoholic Liver Disease
    • Evaluate risk factors associated with NAFLD
    • Assess and manage NAFALD using current practice guidelines
  • Management Considerations in End-Stage Liver Disease
    • Recognize patients at risk of disease progression and hepatic decompensation
  • Drug-Induced Liver Injury (DILI)
    • Assess the cirrotic patient
    • Discuss management and treatment issues in decompensated patients
    • Recognize DILI and differentiate from other acute liver injury
    • Identify basic types of DILI
    • Discuss management of DILI
  • Screening for Colorectal Cancer
    • Utilize current guidelines, identify high risk patients, and understand factors that cause screening to fail
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Distinguish the different forms of IBS.
    • Increase physician’s knowledge of the different treatments for IBS, chronic abdominal pain and Narcotic Bowel Syndrome
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Improve the compliance of patient with their IBD therapy.
    • Recognize complications of the new therapies for IBD
  • Esophageal Disease
    • Distinguish the etiologies, diagnosis, and treatment options in patients with chest pain and heartburn
  • Ulcer Disease
    • Prevent and treat ulcer disease based on different potential etiologies
  • Common Medical Problems in Patients with Chronic Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Discuss guidelines for preventive care of patients with chronic Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Chronic and Recurring Diarrhea
    • Design a cost effective approach to the assessment and management of chronic diarrhea
    Dec 2017
    2
    Dec 2017
    9

    Address details

    Honolulu
    Honolulu,
    United States

    Location information

    Aboard Norwegian's Pride of America