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Course Information

Overview of Course

Advances in diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) disorders challenge GI practitioners to remain up-to-date on the most current data. This course addresses recent developments in the fields of inflammatory bowel disease and hepatology, and offers a comprehensive review of all areas of gastroenterology.

Target Audience

This course is designed for practicing physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners in gastroenterology, internal medicine, family practice, gastrointestinal surgery as well as Fellows in the field.

What You Can Learn By Attending This Conference:

Through this educational offering, the Cleveland Clinic strives to better inform health care practitioners regarding gastrointestinal diseases and treatment, knowledge that will, in turn, improve the quality of care for their patients. After this course participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss innovative endoscopic therapies for achalasia, locally invasive colorectal cancer, pancreatic pseudocysts, and strictures in Crohn’s disease patients.
  2. Describe how Cleveland Clinic physicians approach and resolve controversies in the management of GERD, IBS, chromoendoscopy in IBD, TIPS timing, liver transplantation timing, Barrett’s esophagus, and biosimilar use in IBD.
  3. Review the latest recommendations for management of patients with acute and chronic pancreatitis
  4. Critically review ongoing research projects from the Department of Gastroenterology at the Cleveland Clinic.