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GI Bootcamp for the Healthcare Team

GI Bootcamp for the Healthcare Team

GI Bootcamp for the Healthcare Team

Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP
Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP
on behalf of Pesi HealthCare

$200.00 $ 200.00 $ 200.00

$200.00 $ 200.00 $ 200.00

$ 200.00 $ 200.00 $ 200.00
$ 200.00 $ 200.00 $ 200.00
Normal Price: $200.00 $200.00

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Launch date: 22 May 2018
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Last updated: 06 Sep 2018

Reference: 189381

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Assessing abdominal pain: Is an emergency looming? The BEST strategies to identify the cause of elevated liver function tests Clostridium difficile: How many recurrences until we utilize fecal transplant? What you need to know about “interval” colon cancer Probiotic treatments 2018 Identify the source of the GI bleed Irritable bowel syndrome: Importance of “alarm symptoms” Last week, you met Henry, a 67-year-old man who was seen for rectal bleeding and who had an Hgb of 9. He tells you that he had a normal screening colonoscopy just 1 year ago. Now workup reveals a sigmoid cancer. How could this happen? How can we prevent this from occurring in other patients? Let’s learn about “alarm symptoms,” key colon cancer risk factors, “interval cancer,” the latest alternatives to colonoscopy and ways to ensure that our patients stay on their colon cancer screening schedules. How many times have you been frustrated when you review your patient’s abnormal liver function tests? Is it Hepatitis A, B, C, a medication side effect or Fatty Liver Disease? Are statins OK in your patient? How do we choose between ASA and Acetaminophen in chronic liver disease? Learn from Clinical Gastroenterologist, Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP, and leave this training with the following skills: Confidently assess patients presenting with acute and chronic abdominal pain Understand the latest treatments for Clostridium Difficile The latest techniques to evaluate and treat GI bleeding Help differentiate Irritable Bowel Syndrome from other conditions

Objectives

Evaluate acute and chronic abdominal pain.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to evaluate acute and chronic abdominal pain.
Choose between commonly-ordered liver function tests for clinical significance.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to choose between commonly-ordered liver function tests for clinical significance.
Explain what you need to know about Hepatitis C.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to explain what you need to know about Hepatitis C.
Determine the current best practices in colon cancer prevention.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to determine the current best practices in colon cancer prevention.
Understand which medical conditions respond to probiotics.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to understand which medical conditions respond to probiotics.
Analyze the best strategies to determine the source of the GI bleed.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to analyze the best strategies to determine the source of the GI bleed.
Explore important updates in Clostridium difficile treatment.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to explore important updates in Clostridium difficile treatment.
Plan to incorporate the newest strategies for successful treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to plan to incorporate the newest strategies for successful treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP

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Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP
on behalf of Pesi HealthCare

Peter Buch is a clinical gastroenterologist with over 30 years of specialty experience to draw from. He completed his internship and Residency in Internal Medicine and his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center. His current practice is in Manchester, Connecticut, where he has assembled a team that treats all GI conditions. "We pride ourselves on giving each patient the time and care they need," says Dr. Buch. This has resulted in outstanding patient evaluations and much better outcomes. Dr. Buch has a passion for teaching. His expertise has been shared with experienced clinicians and advanced level students. He teaches at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Frank H Netter School of Medicine/Quinnipiac University and the University of Connecticut APRN School. Dr. Buch's style is case-based, practical, very interactive and fun. Upon completion of his seminar, you will have a virtual toolbox of new clinical ideas. He ALWAYS learns from his audiences and looks forward to learning with you! Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Peter Buch is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine; and at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is an Association Professor at Frank H. Netter School of Medicine/Quinnipiac University. Dr. Buch receives a speaking honorarium from AbbVie Synergy Pharmaceuticals. Peter Buch receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Non-financial: Peter Buch is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology where he serves on the FDA Committee and the Patient Care Committee. Content Disclosure: Dr. Buch references the use of antidepressants for Irritable Bowel Syndrome; and the controversial use of Fibrotest to evaluate patients with fatty liver disease who may have fibrosis of the liver. Dr. Buch indicates he wishes to present a fair and balanced approach to practitioners regarding such practices.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 6.25 Hours
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 6.00 Hours
  • Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON)
  • 6.25 Hours -
    Reference: #346

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