Taking place Aug. 15 to 17, 2014, in Chicago, IL, Principles of Gastroenterology for the Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Physician Assistant (PA) offers comprehensive programing that focuses on best practices and evidence-based medicine. The course provides an exceptional opportunity to develop and enhance diagnostic and therapeutic skills, which attendees can bring back to their own practice to help improve overall patient care.
Sessions will cover:
• Esophageal disorders, including GERD, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal functional and motility disorders.
• Gastric and small bowel disorders, including gastroparesis, ulcer disease and celiac disease.
• Colon disorders, including IBD and IBS.
• Breakout sessions focusing on nutrition, obesity and pancreato biliary topics.
• Liver disorders and available treatments, including hepatitis B and C and fatty liver disease.
NPs and PAs new to the field, as well as those with years of experience, will find the course offers something for all who attend. Panel discussions concluding each session offer attendees an opportunity to engage with physicians, NPs and PAs from around the country.
Focused Learning through Breakout Sessions
New for 2014, breakout sessions allow attendees to maximize their learning experience by focusing on subject matter most important to them. The smaller and more personal setting allows for greater insight on best practices.
Case-Based Approach to Gastroenterology
Faculty will use practical, case-based examples to demonstrate topics. Attendees will hear directly from the experts as they provide their thoughts and insight on optimal patient care. Be sure to bring your own cases to the course for an opportunity to have faculty provide feedback during the scheduled panel discussions.
Learn more about the course here.