IBD Collaborative

February 19, 2019

 

 

 

When “Enough is Enough” in UC:  When Is It Time for Surgery?

and

UC Surgery:  Ileal Pouch vs. Ileostomy

 

Target Audience

This gastroenterologist education program is designed for physicians committed to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis patient care. Regional gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, & subspecialty IBD medical professionals.

Learning Objectives

Objective:

  • To Understand the differences between Ileal Pouch vs. Ileostomy procedure as well as appropriateness for different patients.
  • Knowledge of when to refer UC patients for surgery.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/19/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2019
Event starts: 
02/19/2019 - 5:30pm
Event ends: 
02/19/2019 - 11:59pm

6:40      IBD Collaborative ProgramWelcome                      Sandra El-Hachem, MD and Marc Schwartz, MD

6:45        Infliximab vs. Cyclosporine                                      Marisa Terino, MD and Shifa Umar, MD

                                                                                                       Medical Therapy for Fulminant UC Discussion    Jeffrey Dueker, MD

7:30        Debate:  Ileal Pouch vs. Ileostomy

  •    Ileal Pouch                                                Rahal Kahanda, MD
  •     Ileostomy                                                                     Kellie Cunningham, MD
                                                                                               Discussion - James McCormick, DO and Javier Salgado, MD                      

8:15      Adjourn

Rivers Club
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Marc Schwartz, MD - Assistant Professor of Medicine - Div. of GI, Hepatology & Nutrition - University of  Pittsburgh/UPMC, Sandra El-Hachem, MD - Assistant Professor of Medicine - AHN , Kellie Cunningham, MD - Jeffrey Dueker, MD - Rahal Kahanda, MD, James McCormick, DO - Javier Salgado, MD - Marisa Terino, MD - Shifa Umar, MD

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

 

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Nurses attending this program will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming 1.5 hours of continuing education in a CME accredited program.  These hours may be considered eligible for completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for biannual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania. 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/19/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2019
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