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2019 ACG's IBD School & Western Regional Postgraduate Course is organized by American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and will be held from Jan 18 - 20, 2019 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America.

ACG's IBD School :
The target audience for this medical event is designed for gastroenterologists, gastroenterology trainees, primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners interested in the latest information on IBD management. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of  8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 8.5 MOC Points.

Description :
IBD is an area of gastroenterology that continues to see rapid developments in diagnostic and medical therapeutic options. ACG’s IBD School is a day-long educational program that combines an immersion in IBD management with a clinical update on new therapeutic and monitoring approaches. The goals of this course are to improve clinical judgment and to address the art and science of IBD management. The program will educate attendees in a practical manner regarding the natural history of disease, modifiable risk factors for adverse outcomes, diagnostic and prognostic testing, and rational decision making for medical treatment. The program will also address changes in epidemiologic trends, advances in laboratory, radiographic and endoscopic modalities that directly impact diagnosis and management of IBD, as well as developments in surveillance of dysplasia in ulcerative colitis and Crohn's colitis. Some of the most challenging clinical scenarios, such as the approach to primary medication failure or secondary loss of response, will be discussed in great detail.

Western Regional Postgraduate Course :
The target audience for this medical event is designed for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners interested in the latest information on diagnostic GI and liver diseases and state-of-the-art treatment of these illnesses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of  12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 12.5 MOC Points.

Description :
The field of gastroenterology continues to experience introductions of new and novel diagnostic techniques and therapeutic options affecting numerous areas of gastrointestinal disease management and patient care. This program is designed to explore those areas and will address management updates in a variety of GI and hepatic areas. The program will explore common problems using case-based presentations on chronic vomiting, abdominal pain and bloating, hereditary colon cancer, Barrett’s esophagus, refractory IBD, eosinophilic esophagitis, as well as state-of-the-art updates on ergonomics in endoscopy, improving quality in your practice, enteral feeding, recurrent obscure GI bleeding, HCC, NAFLD, hepatitis C treatment, EMR and large polyps, esophageal strictures, LAMS, acute upper GI bleeding, pancreatic cystic lesions, PSC and cholangiocarcinoma, and practice management. The structure of the program includes a mix of didactic presentations delivered by expert faculty, question and answer periods, video presentations, smaller afternoon general sessions, and non-CME hands-on workshop sessions.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Christina Y. Ha
Christina Y. Ha

Gastroenterology

Gauree G. Konijeti
Gauree G. Konijeti

Gastroenterology

Nimisha K. Parekh
Nimisha K. Parekh

Gastroenterology

Michael V. Chiorean
Michael V. Chiorean

Gastroenterology

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Contact No. (301) 263-9000
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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Of America

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The Cosmopolitan,

3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South,

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America 89109,

855-435-0005

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