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Ninth Annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Symposium

UC Irvine Health faculty and distinguished guest speakers will share their specialized expertise through formal lectures, a hands-on workshop and multidisciplinary case discussions focused on new approaches in the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases.

This CME course curriculum covers the latest management options and endoscopic and surgical treatments in the following areas: bariatrics, biliary, colon and rectal, hepatology, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), pancreas and upper GI tract.

Date: Feb. 24-25, 2017
Location: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, 3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89119
Time: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hotel reservations: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/XAGH17

This activity has been approved for 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

Registration fees: 

Breakfast and lunch includued.

  • $225 – Early bird price for active physicians
  • $150 – Early bird price for retired physicians, fellows, RNs or other allied healthcare professionals

Deadline for early bird registration is Jan. 1, 2017

Learning objectives: 

At the conclusion of the activity the participant should be able to:

  • Apply the new advances in the treatment of obesity
  • Improve quality measures of ademona detection rate, complete polypectomy cecal intubation rate and withdrawal time
  • Establish reporting mechanisms to CMS-imposed colonoscopy quality measures to increase incentives and reduce interval cancers
  • Analyze and evaluate the most important new developments in upper GI diseases
  • Interpret accurate staging and relevant developments in the treatment of various biliary and pancreatic diseases
  • Analyze controversial issues in the multidisciplinary management of adult IBD to formulate optimal therapeutic algorithms
  • Identify current surgical options for patients with IBD and plan appropriate postoperative therapeutic management
  • Discuss integration of endoscopic procedures within the practice of hepatology
  • Discuss appropriate use and monitoring during treatment of hepatitis C
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For questions or more information regarding the event, please contact UC Irvine Health Business Development at 714-456-7200 or bd-ucirvinehealth@uci.edu.

Cancellation policy:

A handling fee of $75 is deducted for cancellations. Refund requests must be received by email by Feb. 10, 2017. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Please send cancellation requests via email to UC Irvine Health Business Development at bd-ucirvinehealth@uci.edu.

Accreditation. The UC Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide medical education for physicians.

Designation statement. The UC Irvine School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.