5th Annual Update in Medicine: Gastroenterology and Hematology/Oncology

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Event Date/Time: Feb 15, 2009 End Date/Time: Feb 22, 2009
Registration Date: Feb 13, 2009
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Target Audience
Internists, Family Practitioners, Gastroenterologists, Hematologists/Oncologists

Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this activity is to give participants a diagnostic and therapeutic update in the fields of gastroenterology and hematology/oncology

Program Objectives for Activity:
"At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
1. Review insights in the”new” GERD : eosinophilic esophagitis
2. Identify the changing paradigm of irritable bowel syndrome
3. Identify the “silent” celiac disease epidemic
4. Utilize new inflammatory bowel disease therapy/diagnostic testing
5. Describe new insights/therapeutic options for chronic constipation
6. Review state-of-the-art approach to hepatitis B
7. Describe the emerging therapeutic role of probiotics in GI disorders
8. Review the current diagnostic approach to anemia
9. Identify the current primary care approach to coagulopathies
10. Discuss the latest update in hematologic malignancies
11. Review the new colon cancer screening guidelines/therapeutic options
12. Utilize new breast cancer screening options/therapy
13. Discuss controversies in prostate cancer screening/therapy
14. Identify new lung cancer screening options/therapy