Chicago Live 2018

Date & Location
Friday, September 28, 2018, 7:30 AM - Saturday, September 29, 2018, 12:00 PM, NMH Feinberg Conference Room A, Chicago, IL

Target Audience
Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Oncology

This course will focus on educating providers about minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic strategies that ultimately may improve patient care. Specifically, we will provide learners with new strategies in endoscopy to evaluate, diagnose, and manage GI malignancies.

  1. Describe state of the art endoscopic advances for treating gastrointestinal diseases.
  2. Discuss the role of ablative therapy and endoscopic mucosal resection in Barrett’s associated neoplasia.
  3. Identify cutting edge endoscopic techniques, from cannulation to cholangioscopy, in diagnosis and treatment of pancreaticobiliary diseases.
  4. Recognize state of the art techniques for colonoscopy and polypectomy.
  5. Explain the multidisciplinary management of complications in endoscopy.
  6. Evaluate the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to endoscopic oncology.

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The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.