Internal Medicine: Gastroenterology

Venue: Aboard Norwegian Cruise Line\'s Epic

Location: Departing Civitavecchia, Italy

Event Date/Time: Sep 12, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 19, 2012
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee Physicians $695
All Others - Course Fee $450
Plus the cost of the cruise

Target Audience
Family Physicians, Internists, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

Program Purpose / Objectives

The purpose of this activity is to give participants an update in the diagnostic and therapeutic developments in the field of gastroenterology
Preliminary Objectives for Activity
• Update on Hepatitis A, B, and C
• Apply updated guidelines in the diagnosis and surveillance of colon cancer
• Utilize new treatment and diagnosis strategies in the management of C. diff, H. pylori, and diverticulitis
• Utilize an algorithm for the diagnosis and cost effective treatment of heartburn and abdominal pain
• Utilize and interpret results of Esophageal Motility and Manometry
• Properly diagnose and treat Celiac Disease, a not-so-rare condition
• Discuss treatment successes and failures in the management of IBD

Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.


Cruising the Eastern Mediterranean