10th Annual Update in Gastroenterology - 2009

Venue: Celebrity Cruises Century

Location: From Amsterdam, Netherlands

Event Date/Time: Jul 08, 2009 End Date/Time: Jul 20, 2009
Registration Date: Jul 07, 2009
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Target Audience

Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this activity is to give participants a diagnostic and therapeutic update in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology.
1. Review new insights in eosinophilic esophagitis
2. Describe the spectrum of microscopic colitis
3. Identify the evolving paradigm of the irritable bowel syndrome
4. Describe the emerging role of probiotics in GI disorders
5. Identify the “silent” celiac disease epidemic
6. Utilize new IBD diagnostic testing/therapies
7. Review new HBV/HCV therapies
8. Describe new Barrett’s esophagus therapeutic options
9. Identify the spectrum of extraesophageal GERD
10. Discuss new insights/therapeutic options for acute/chronic diverticulitis
11. Review state-of-the-art colorectal cancer screening options/controversies
12. Describe the current therapeutic approach to esophageal varices
13. Identify new acute /chronic pancreatitis insights
14. Discuss the new aggressive form of Clostridium difficile toxin colitis


Additional Information

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Course Fee Physicians $695 All Others - Course Fee $450