Diagnosis and Management of Small Bowel Bleeding 

 

Date:

July 14, 2021 @ 12 PM ET

 

Speaker:

Daniel L. Raines, MD, FACG

Chief of Gastroenterology

 LSU Health Sciences Center 

New Orleans, LA

Reflux Disease: What We Are Doing. What We Could Be Doing 

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 presentation will review the pathophysiology of GERD and associated symptoms. Traditional and novel technologies to diagnose  GERD and Barrett’s esophagus will be discussed, along with the importance of pH monitoring as both a diagnostic and therapeutic modality. Lastly, the range of treatment options for chronic reflux will be discussed.

Crohn's Disease:Diagnosis, Treatment, and Monitoring Description:

Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract characterized by inflammation at any point from the mouth to the rectum. This webinar will discuss the pathways to diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of both suspected and known Crohn’s disease of the small bowel and colon, utilizing society guidelines and new evidence-based clinical data.  Steps to determining a diagnosis, staging, diagnostic testing modalities, treatment pathways and evaluation of mucosal healing in response to treatment using scoring test and imaging modalities will be covered.

 

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Diagnostic Paradigms

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.   

The Role of the Nurse in Inflammatory Bowel Disease 

 

Date:

August 17, 2021 @ 12 PM ET

 

Speaker:

Christina P. Davis, APRN

Clinical Instructor  

Florida Atlantic University

 Boca Raton, FL