Tools of the Trade: Approach to Endoscopic Hemostasis

for Non-variceal Gastrointestinal Bleeding 

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Description: 

This webinar will provide a systematic evidence-based approach to non-variceal gastrointestinal bleeding with a focus on endoscopic hemostasis and causes of gastrointestinal bleeding. A comprehensive overview of patient assessment, medical management, and endoscopic tools for control of non-variceal gastrointestinal bleeding will be discussed in a case-based manner.   

 

Learning objectives:

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

1. Discuss the variety of endoscopic tools and techniques used to treat non-variceal gastrointestinal bleeding

2. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of using endoscopic tools

3. Describe a systematic approach to the management of non-variceal gastrointestinal bleeding

Faculty

Kenneth Hung MD is a gastroenterologist at Yale New Haven Hospital specializing in gastrointestinal issues among hospitalized patients. He completed his medical training at Baylor College of Medicine as a Rice/Baylor Medical Scholar. He completed his residency training at the University of Colorado and his gastroenterology fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center. During his fellowship training, he completed a master's degree in patient-oriented research methods within the department of biostatistics at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. He is interested in quality improvement, clinical education, and gastrointestinal bleeding.

Continuing Education for Physicians and Nurses 

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 Your CE Source and Saxe Healthcare Communications. Your CE Source is accredited by ACCME for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.