American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course - World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) 2017

CME : 20.75
Start Date :  Oct 13, 2017End Date :  Oct 18, 2017

Location :  Orlando, Florida United States Of America

Organized by :   World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) | American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

Specialties :   Gastroenterology

Fees Fee :   USD 1,336

Conference Summary
American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course - World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) is jointly organized by American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) and will be held during Oct 13 - 18, 2017 at Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is practitioners of gastrointestinal endoscopy, especially gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, gastrointestinal nurses, and fellows in training. It is equally relevant to those in private practice and academic practice. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Conference Objectives are:
• Discuss peri-procedural management of direct oral anticoagulants and antiplatelet drugs
• Identify methods to optimize endoscope disinfection in their practice
• Optimize polypectomy methods for sessile colonic polyps
• Describe state-of-the-art approaches to identifying, sampling, and managing Barrett’s esophagus
• Implement techniques for diagnosis of early gastric cancer in at-risk patients
• Enhance their techniques for EUS-guided tissue acquisition
• Utilize various ERCP modalities for treatment of bile duct stones
• Implement best practices in endoscopic drainage and debridement of walled-off pancreatic necrosis
• Demonstrate techniques for minimizing the risk of post- ERCP pancreatitis
• Discuss strategies, indications, and technologies for small bowel endoscopy
• Implement new endoscopic management strategies for difficult esophageal strictures
• Employ new methods for control of gastrointestinal hemorrhage and repair of GI tract perforations and leaks

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