Gastroesphageal Reflux Disease: Diagnostic Paradigms
Dustin Carlson, MD, MSCI
Asst. Professor Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Given the high prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and the various complications which can result from inadequate treatment, it is important for practitioners to have a proper understanding of the current approach to its diagnosis and management. This webinar presented by a leading expert in GI disorders, will provide an update of the current diagnostic paradigms for GERD including, esophageal pH testing and interpretation, motility testing, and patient management.
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:
Define what is GERD and its mechanisms
Discuss esophageal pH testing and the interpretation of the data
Discuss motility testing in GERD
Continuing Education for Physicians, Nurses, and Respiratory Therapists
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of SynAptiv and Saxe Healthcare Communications. SynAptiv is accredited by ACCME for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
This education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour. Provider Saxe Healthcare Communications approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477 and the Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032. Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association of Respiratory Care.
Support for this educational activity from Medtronic