Gastroesphageal Reflux Disease: Diagnostic Paradigms

Speaker:

Dustin Carlson, MD, MSCI

 Asst. Professor Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, IL

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Description:

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.    

 

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define what is GERD and its mechanisms

  2. Discuss esophageal pH testing and the interpretation of the data

  3. 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  

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.

 

Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association of Respiratory Care.

 

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.

 

Support for this educational activity from Medtronic