Course Directors: Cuong C. Nguyen, M.D. and Thomas J. Byrne, M.D.
Course Sponsor: Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
Course website: https://ce.mayo.edu/gihepupdate2018
Target Audience: The intended audience includes gastroenterologists, hepatologists, primary care physicians, nurses and mid-level healthcare providers.
Description: This course will provide the latest, state-of-the-art information on the
diagnosis and management of common disorders such as esophageal cancer, eosinophilic esophagitis, anti-coagulation, obesity, acute pancreatitis, hereditary aspects of gastrointestinal cancer, cirrhosis and portal hypertension, cholestatic and autoimmune liver disorders, hepatitis B and C, and controversies in liver transplantation.
The intended audience includes gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, and advanced healthcare practitioners. Course format will offer didactic lectures, panel discussions and interactive Q & A sessions. Active audience participation is strongly encouraged.
NEW THIS YEAR! Optional Walking Tour of Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
Sign-up will be onsite, during registration.
Accreditation: In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity, for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.0 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 5.0 credits of AOA Category 2-A.
Other Health Care Professionals: A record of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.