Celiac Disease: The Pathologist's Role in Diagnosis and Management

CME : 1.5 + more
Start Date :  Nov 18, 2018End Date :  Nov 18, 2021

Organized by :   Opus Medicus, Inc.

Specialties :   Gastroenterology, Pathology, Internal Medicine and General Medicine

Fees Fee :   Starting From Free

Conference Summary

Celiac Disease: The Pathologist's Role in Diagnosis and Management is organized by Opus Medicus, Inc.

Course Dates:
Last Review Date: 19 - Nov-2018
Expiration Date: 18 - Nov-2021

The intended audience for this medical event is Gastroenterologists, Pathologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Course Description:
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that occurs in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten starts to degrade in the small intestine. It is expected to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. Two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed and are at risk for long-term health complexities. Interpretation of the endoscopic biopsy is critical for diagnosis and distinguishing from other disorders of the small bowel. This course examines the histologic criteria for the diagnosis of celiac disease and differentiation from other disorders of the small bowel.

Topics:
• Celiac Disease
• Histologic Subtypes
• Problems in Celiac Disease
• Acid-peptic Injury and Celiac Disease
• Increased Intra-epithelial Lymphocytes
• Olmesartan-induced Enteropathy
• Villous Atrophy and Negative Celiac Serology
• Refractory Coeliac Disease
• Common Variable Immune Deficiency
• Autoimmune Enteropathy
• Collagenous Sprue
• Refractory Coeliac Disease Treatment Options
• Duodenal Biopsy Reporting Guidelines

Conference Objectives are :
• Explain the algorithm of celiac disease diagnosis
• Verify rare forms of refractory celiac disease
• Acknowledge that iatrogenic forms of villous atrophy exist.
• participants may decide to alter their format of reporting duodenal biopsies

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

Credit Info

  • CME : 1.5
  • MOC : 1.5
Speaker (s)
2 Speaker(s)
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