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Contact Hours : 6

GI Essentials: IBS & IBD, Post-Weight-Reduction Surgery, Abdominal Pain, Fatty Liver Disease (Oct 28, 2020)

Oct 28, 2020   |   Alpharetta, Georgia  United States of America
Organized by : Fitzgerald Health Education Associates (FHEA)
Specialties : Gastroenterology   |   Surgery
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GI Essentials: IBS & IBD, Post-Weight-Reduction Surgery, Abdominal Pain, Fatty Liver Disease is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates (FHEA) and will be held on Oct 28, 2020 at Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta North/Alpharetta, Alpharetta, Georgia, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6 Contact Hours.

Description:
Increase your primary care gastroenterology knowledge with GI Essentials. GI expert and national speaker, Bruce D. Askey, MS, ANP-BC will help you learn to differentiate and manage challenging GI conditions.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Differentiation and Treatment:
Irritable bowel syndrome is one of the most common diagnoses seen in primary care, as well as gastroenterology specialty practices. Irritable bowel syndrome is a benign, but life-altering, condition that is commonly confused with inflammatory bowel disease, which can lead to potentially life-threatening complications such as malignancy. The pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of both conditions will be explored, as well as how to differentiate between the two pathologies and potential complications.

Primary Care Management of Patients Post-Weight-Reduction Surgery:
Paralleling the obesity epidemic, gastric bypass and sleeve surgeries are being performed with increasing frequency in the United States. Often, chronic management of patients after weight-reduction surgery falls to the primary care provider. Routine management, as well as potential complications of weight-reduction surgery in this population, will be discussed. In addition, in light of the fact that weight-reduction surgery is ineffective if proper diet and exercise patterns are not developed, these topics will also be discussed.

Abdominal Pain: Differential Diagnosis:
Abdominal pain is a common presenting complaint. A systematic approach to breaking down symptoms of abdominal pain and arriving at a diagnosis will be explored. Appropriate diagnostic testing will also be discussed.

Fatty Liver Disease Assessment and Management: Smash the Nash:
Fatty liver disease, the hepatic component of metabolic syndrome, is becoming increasingly prevalent in clinical practice. Pathophysiology, diagnosis, potential complications, and management will be explored.

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Conference Fee : USD $235.00
Early Fee : USD $199.00
Early Fee Last date : NA

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Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta North/Alpharetta
4025 Windward Plaza
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States of America

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